British Commonwealth Stamps

Image Country SG No. Set Description Qty Cond. Price  
Cyprus 99   45pi dull purple & ultramarine. 1 LMM £175.00
Cyprus 101   £1 purple & black/red. 1 LMM £925.00
  Malayan States ~ Perak 115   25c dull purple & scarlet 1 UMM £33.00
New Zealand F207   £2 10/- red 1 LMM £295.00
Papua O50   3d black & blue-green in an Ash imprint strip of 3. 3 LMM £200.00

Welcome to Purves Philatelics

You have reached the home of British Commonwealth stamps - Purves Philatelics. We sell stamps from all British Commonwealth countries (except Great Britain) dated 1840 to about 1980.


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How do we sell our stamps?

Online and mail order, using a stamp price list broken into twelve sections for simplicity and speed of access.

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Can't find the stamp you're looking for? Then use our automated 'wants' system to register your needs. We will e-mail you as soon as your stamps come into stock.

Value for Money!

20% off any items under £100

New Additions

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Click here to take a look at the newest additions to our British Commonwealth stamp catalogue for December 2016


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