Mowbray Collectables


Welcome to Mowbray Collectables

We are the largest dealers and auctioneers of stamps in the southern hemisphere, also auctioning rare coins, banknotes, medals and related items.  The business was started in 1965 by John Mowbray whilst still at school. 


Monthly Postal Stamp Auctions  

Stamp Auction 476 closing Tuesday 10th May is now online.  


Public Stamp Auctions, and Direct Sale

New Zealand's premier stamp auction house, holding major annual sales of rarities and major collections. 
Our next Public Auction is scheduled for Saturday 12th March at the West Plaza Hotel.  This auction, consisting of 310 lots, features the collection of the late Brian Read.   This is a major clearance sale, and acting on instructons of the Executors of the estate, a 50% reserve has been placed on all lots.  Viewing is by appointment at the Otaki Office, or at the West Plaza on Fridat 11th March  10am to 5.30pm.  Due to the bulky nature of the lots, catalogues have not been distributed worldwide, but if you would like one, please email  Images are not available of the lots due to the size and bulk.  The online catalogue is available for viewing and you can download PDF of catalogue.


Public Numismatic Auctions - Coins, Banknotes & Medals

New Zealand's premier numismatic auction house, holding twice yearly sales of coins, banknotes and medals. 
Our next Public Auction is scheduled for Friday 4th March at the West Plaza Hotel in Welington at 12.30pm.  Viewing by appointment at our Otaki office or at the West Plaza on Thursday 3rd March 10am-6pm and Friday 4th March 8am-11.30am.  Email auctions@mowbrays for a catalogue now.  The online catalogue and images of almost all lots are online for viewing.
See here for details of past auctions and prices realised
We are now accepting material for the Friday 14 October auction.  Click for details.


Retail Sales

Retail mail order New Zealand stamps; accessories - agents for Davo, Stanley Gibbons, Prinz, Davo, Scott Catalogues, etc.  RNZAF Philatelic Officer, Childrens Health Camp. Email


WWF Stamp Programme  

Official fulfilment agencies for the World Wide Fund for Nature Stamp Programme in New Zealand and Australia.





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