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.

We also hold a PUBLIC AUCTION every few months in Knutsford, which is shown on this site 2 or 3 weeks before sale day. You can give your bids to our auctioneer via this site upto 30 minutes before the auction begins. You can also participate in real time during the 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.


Express #6289
Express #6289

Tuesday, 19th February 2019 16:30

Highlights from our 6289 auction include:

  • Australian States: Extensive range of better individual items including superb classic, high values and varieties with most states represented.
  • Grenada: substantial early to modern collection broken down to individual lots including high value sets, some elusive varieties, blocks and balance lots.

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

Hunters #7289
Hunters #7289

Tuesday, 26th February 2019 16:30

Highlights from our 7289 auction include:

  • Australian States - Extensive collection with most states well represented including New South Wales with much "back of the book" interest, Queensland Chalon values to £1, South Australia including Departmentals, Tasmaniaincluding a fine "Sideface" collection, Western Australia with a fine range of individual better "Swans".
  • Canada - Good Queen Victoria range from Colony to Dominion including pence issues, Large Queen types, varieties and a few groups or ranges.
  • Fiji - "Once in a blue moon" collection broken down and offered as individual items and specialist ranges including a spectacular complete set of the iconic "Fiji Times" issue.
  • Great Britain - King Edward VII Issues: Exceptional collection of mint stamps offered as individual lots including De La Rue and Sommerset House values to £1 with some elusive Harrison values including 1d aniline rose (SG 275).
  • Bermuda - King George VI: Valuable but compact collection of the 1938 - 53 issue with many valuable and scarce stamps including 12s 6d "broken scroll" error.
  • Sierra Leone: Seldom offered collection of stamps and postal history broken down to individual better items and specialist collections from high value Specimens to Garrison Mail postmarks, scarce Revenue overprint covers and much more. 
  • Spain: Exceptional collection with much interest in Specimen underprints and Civil War issues for the Balearic Islands with many individual sets and better values, Collections, proofs and varieties.

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.