British Commonwealth


British Africa is a hugely popular collecting area, with rare and interesting African stamps to suit all tastes. From early Uganda and Natal issues to the magnificent intricacies of South African printings, there are endless possibilities.

Bury yourself in the history of the continent by learning about long-forgotten countries. You can even find out about companies that ruled large swathes of territory by collecting British South Africa Company stamps for example. The area covers overprints on Great Britain (Morocco Agencies, Occupation of Italian Colonies, Oil Rivers), West African colonies such as Gambia and Nigeria, East Africa including K.U.T., Somaliland, Sudan, and Southern Africa including areas of Rhodesia and South Africa. Whether you choose to confine yourself to the stamps or study the history of postal routes or military conflicts, you can find a myriad of subjects to hold your interest.

Stanley Gibbons have a large collection of excellent stamps for sale to suit every stamp collector.

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