For all your British Commonwealth philatelic requirements (1840-1970)

Welcome to Purves Philatelics, the home of British Commonwealth stamps. We sell stamps from all British Commonwealth countries (except Great Britain) dated from 1840 to about 1980. Our catalogue comprises some 20,000+ items so we’re sure to have something to interest every collector. Why not browse our newest additions below or view our complete price list.

Customer feedback

“Can I take this opportunity of writing to say how very pleased I am with the excellent quality of the stamps you provide.”

Mr David C, Havant

“Bermuda order arrived today. Lovely stamps. Regards, a very happy customer.”

Mr Paul T, New Zealand

“Your stamps and service are, as always, without compare and I look forward to your next offerings.”

Mr Stephen H, Colchester

“As a new customer I would like to say what a fantastic service for delivery and quality of products. I will be back soon to order. Keep up the good service.”

Mr Colin L, Folkestone

“Just to let you know that my order arrived safely today - super quality and fast shipment as usual. Am delighted”

Mr Chris P, Rugby


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