Sandafayre holds online stamp auctions every week. In addition, we hold public auctions of stamps and stamp collections. Sandafayre are highly respected as the leading expert in the field of stamps. Likewise, the global authority on rarehighly collectable stamps, postal history, collections and entire estates of collectables. We have stamps for sale in our auctions from Great BritainThe Commonwealth and countries worldwide. Similarly, Sandafayre buys stamp collections and are philatelic auctioneers. Subsequently, we sell stamps to philatelists and stamp dealers from all over the world. 

If are buying stamps for your collection or philatelic investment portfolio then we offer thousands of different stamps and philately related items every week. Most importantly, each one of the lots in our weekly stamp auctions come with a ‘NO QUIBBLE’ satisfaction guarantee. In addition, you can search for your favourite worldwide stamps by country or topic. For example, from Abu Dhabi to Zululand, from Butterflies on stamps to Zeppelin mail. 


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


Public Stamp Auctions. We hold "Cheshire Stamp Auctions" every few months in Knutsford, this is shown on this site a few weeks before sale day. You can give your bids to our auctioneer via this site up to 30 minutes before the auction begins. Likewise, you can participate in real time during the stamp auction. For instance, by using our online platform. Also, 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. 

Our next public auction is Saturday 21st March 2020 at 1pm.  
It is being held at the Cottons Hotel & Spa, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0SU

The lots are available to view 11.00am – 5pm on Friday 20th March, and from 9.00am Saturday 21st March, unless otherwise stated.  
Please check our website by entering the Lot for full details.

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Express #6303
Express #6303

Tuesday, 21st January 2020 16:30

Highlights from our 6303 auction include:

  • Belgium - Extensive Accumulation: All things in Belgium philately offered individually as better classics to impressive collections and "back of the book" issues.
  • Cyprus - Impressive Collection: Offered as individual better items, with strength in 1d red overprints, later sets, varieties and some collections.
  • Portugal - 19th and 20th Century Collection: Offered as individual better items with several attarctive specialised "Ceres" collections.

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

Hunters #7303
Hunters #7303

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 16:30

Highlights from our 7303 auction include:

  • More From The "Tremendous" Collection On Imperial Pages: Not to be missed, these fabulous collections on Imperial pages from a collection formed by 2 generations of the same family have hardly any empty spaces and contain a wealth of complete sets and high values. Included in this sale are thefollowing countries: Lot 5896 Falkland Is, Est £2000, Lot 7136, The Nigerias, Est £1500, Lot 7312 Rhodesia, Est £5000, Lot 7601 Transvaal, Est £1500, Lot 7679 South West Africa, Est £1000,
  • Australia - Fabulous Range With Strength In Kangaroos: Enormous holding of better single stamps, collections, Officials and Postage Dues offered as individual lots with something for every Australia collector.
  • GB 1840 Choice 1D Black Selection: Superb selection of exceptional fine used copies with some varieties and a good range of plates.
  • Hong Kong - Exceptional Pre 1938 Ranges: Fabulous holding of mint Queen Victoria through to Geo V issues with exceptionally fine and fresh mint high values all offered as individual lots. Great opportunity to obtain some beautiful and scarce items.
  • Leeward Islands - Lovely Collection With Specimens And Varieties: Super collection with many better and unusual items offered as individual lots.
  • Portugal And Colonies - Comprehensive Collection: Offered as individual lots with better items, complete sets, collections including Colonies from Angola to Tete.
  • Spain - Fabulous Collection With Rarities:  Lovely range of early to modern issues offered as better individual items, complete sets and balance collections. Note many lovely classic imperfs and high quality mint King Alfonso XII issues.

 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.