What Australian stamps are valuable?

Most valuable Australian stamps

  • $289,080. Inverted Swan stamp, 1855.
  • $142,563. 10 shilling Kangaroo & Map essay stamp, 1911.
  • $120,000. £2 Black and Rose Kangaroo and Map stamp, 1912.
  • ~$100,000. 1p red King George V stamp, 1914-1920.
  • $94,875. Classic Victoria 3d blue stamp, 1850.
  • $133,226.
  • $62,609.
  • $44,270.

What is Australia’s most valuable stamp?

twopenny scarlets
The twopenny scarlets, known in the trade as KEVIII, are the rarest and most expensive stamps produced by the commonwealth of Australia.

How much is an Australian stamp worth?

Australia’s standard stamp price will rise 10% in 2020. The price is already 25 times higher than when Australia went decimal. In an all too familiar development, the price of sending a standard letter will rise 10% from $1.00 to $1.10 from the start of 2020.

Where can I sell my old Australian stamps?

1 Stamp Dealers. Dealers make some or all of their living from buying stamps and selling at a profit.

  • 2 Auction. Specialist Philatelic Auction Houses may take lots on consignment and will charge a seller’s commission of up to 20% or more.
  • 3 Ebay.
  • 4 Stamp Club Market days and fairs.
  • Stamp Clubs.
  • How do you know if your stamps are worth money?

    How to Determine Stamp Values

    1. Identify the stamp.
    2. Find out when was the stamp issued.
    3. Know the stamp’s age and material used.
    4. Determine the centering of the design.
    5. Check the stamp’s gum.
    6. Determine the condition of the perforations.
    7. See if the stamp has been cancelled or not.
    8. Find out the rarity of the stamp.

    What are the rarest stamps in Australia?

    Here’s a look at a few of the rarest Australian stamps.

    • Inverted Swan Stamp, 1855.
    • Classic Victoria 3d Blue Stamp, 1850.
    • 2-Penny Scarlet King Edward VIII Stamp, 1936.
    • Queen Victoria Pair, 1902.
    • £2 Black & Rose Kangaroo & Map Stamp, 1912.

    Are old stamps worth any money?

    Stamps may also have value if they were issued no later than about 1960, though this doesn’t mean the older the stamp, the more valuable they are. Interestingly, stamps with genuine errors of production (for example missing colours) are often worth considerably more than ‘normal’ issues.

    How much is a 1908 Australian 20 shilling stamp worth?

    The stamp was sold for $120,000 Australian (roughly US$90,520). 1908 Australian 20 shilling postage due is an extreme Australian philatelic rarity. The stamp was released to replace the previous postage due series, which featured the value in the border.

    When did the 10 shilling Kangaroo stamp come out?

    10 shilling kangaroo and map essay stamp originated from the competition held in 1911 to create Australia’s first commonwealth stamp. Until that point each Australian colonies had their Postal Services and issued their own stamps.

    How many pages of Australian stamps are there?

    Two album: Australian & world stamps the black album contains Australian 1966+ including numerous unused, the grey album with world stamps One album containing unused Australian stamps, approx 46 pages of mostly Australian stamps One album containing unused Australian stamps, approx 59 pages of mostly Australian stamps

    Are there any stamps that are collectible in Australia?

    Collectible Australian stamps are as rich and diverse as the country itself, presenting something of interest to both beginning and long-time philatelists alike. There are many impressive collectible Australian stamps. Especially popular are those ones depicting the native animals.