British Commonwealth Stamps

Image Country SG No. Set Description Qty Cond. Price  
Ascension 40a   1 1/2d black & vermilion perf 13.5 with DAVIT FLAW. 1 UMM £250.00
Malaysia-Straits Settlements 240c   $100 black & carmine/blue. It is still on the original Gibbons card which states 'Light diagonal bends but very fine fresh appearance'. 1 VLMM £5,750.00
  Singapore 38/52 Is a set 1955 Definitives 15 UMM £78.00

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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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