Stamp Auctions

Public stamp auctions and mail bid sales

Mail Bid Stamp Auctions - We have 2 of our MAIL BID SALES open for bidding at any time. In each there are thousands of lots and every one of them is covered by our 100% satisfaction guarantee. Read our 'How Our Mail Bid Sales Work' page for more information about how to bid. 

Public Stamp Auctions - We also hold "Cheshire Stamp Auctions" every few months in Knutsford, which is shown on this site a few weeks before sale day. You can give your bids to our auctioneer via this site upto 30 minutes before the stamp auction begins. You can also participate in real time during the stamp auction by using our online platform where you can see and hear the auctioneer and join the bidding action, this live online platform becomes available at least 30 minutes before the auction begins. Read our ‘How Our Public ‘Room’ Auctions Work’ page for more information.

Hunters #7294
Hunters #7294

Tuesday, 16th July 2019 16:30

Highlights from our 7294 auction include:

  • Modern Egyptian Stamps: Amongst some great Egypt stamps and stamp collections you will see some some fascinating lots from the turn of the Millenium! Imperfs, missing colours, even a 2000-08 collection in 7 albums!
  • Collections of German Colony Stamps: We have some great collections of German colonial stamps either mint or used, all aboard the Kaiser's yacht and take a trip around Germany's far-flung empire!
  • Mauritius Postal History & Cancellations : We are offering Mauritius covers and Mauritius stamps with interesting postmarks in this sale, generations of philatelists have been intrigued by the postal history of Mauritius with its small post offices and famous philatelic heritage.
  • The Stamps of Spain: Spanish stamps are beautiful! We are delighted to offer a strong array of lovely sets, singles and Spain stamp collections in this Hunters sale
  • Zululand Stamps: Forget Abu Dhabi and Aden! Go straight to the stamps of Zululand. Conjure- up Rourke's Drift and Isandlwana and the magnificent warrior nation which brought calamity to the greatest empire of them all, bringing down the British Government before finally succuming to the might of the British gun. Nothing says "Africa" quite like the Zulu's and nothing says African philatelic like the stamps of Zululand.
  • Bahrain Stamps: Bahrain stamp collections, covers and sets of Bahrain stamps. A wonderful showing of lots in our current Hnters sale, includes errors such as the famous missing "½" surcharge of 1952 and a rarely- encountered collection of used stamps & miniature sheets. 

 Plus hundreds of Commonwealth lots, Great Britain lots, European lots – All countries in the world from Aden to Zululand! There are also some great sorter lots and collections.

Kwik-Bid #4295
Kwik-Bid #4295

Tuesday, 23rd July 2019 16:30

Highlights from our 4295 auction include:

  • The Stamps of Cyprus: From those early stamps of Great Britain overprinted "Cyprus", the elegant issues of the Kings periods, the upheavals of 1974 and the beautiful modern pictorial sets Cyprus stamps are perenial favourites of Commonwealth collecting.
  • Egypt "Modern" Imperforate Stamps: Of course 'modern' is a relative term! Sometimes the most difficult stamps to find in your collection can be the unusual items issued perhaps during your own lifetime… we are delighted to offer a great collection of these as a series of lots.
  • German Occupation Stamps: The greatest upheaval of the 20th Century saw fascinating stamps issued by occupying forces, they tell the story of vast movements of people and of battles, of soldier- stamp collectors and stamps issued under fire, of brutal repression and clever designs and momentous history.
  • United States Stamps & Proofs: The early stamps of America are notoriously difficult to find in superb condition, so what better way to add colour and quality to your stamp collection than add a few proofs? We have some lovely plate number blocks and other gems too!

Plus thousands of smaller singles/sets (great for buyers seeking to fill gaps in their collections or find that elusive single stamp!). Hundreds of Commonwealth lots, Great Britain lots, European lots etc.