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Conditions of sale

All prices are in U.S. dollars.

All stamps are guaranteed sound and genuine unless otherwise described. Stamps incorrectly identified or improperly described, or unsatisfactory in any way may be returned for full refund or credit within 14 days.


Postage and handling is charged on all material sent through the mail.

Invoice total $0 - $100.00
IInvoice total $100.01 - $200.00
Invoice total over $200.00


Orders over $200.00 will be sent by registered mail. Registration for lesser amounts must be requested. An additional amount may be required to fully cover the actual shipping costs for heavy or bulky items such as post cards, covers, year sets, mixtures, collections, etc.
*Registered mail within Canada is cheaper. Canadian buyers will receive a partial refund.

Sales Tax for Canadian Residents

We must charge Canadian residents the appropriate sales tax (GST, PST or HST) depending on the province of residence.



Buying through our website is safe and easy.  You must first place your items in the shopping cart.  When the order is complete, proceed to the checkout stage and follow the instructions on the screen to complete the transaction.  You will be prompted to choose either to pay from your PayPal account (if you have one), or directly with your credit card.

Customers may also send in their orders by phone, letter or email.  You will need to supply your credit card details.  For your protection, we do not store credit card information. Direct bank transfers are also accepted.

In addition, customers in Canada and the United States may order by phone, letter or email, and pay with a personal cheque or money order if they prefer.  Only cheques drawn on Canadian or US banks can be accepted.

Foreign customers must pay through the website or make other payment arrangements such as direct bank transfer.


Key to Abbreviations

MNH Mint never hinged
MLH Mint lightly hinged
MH Mint hinged
U Used
XF Extra fine

VF Very fine
F-VF Fine-very fine
F Fine
VG Very good
SD Slightly damaged

NG No gum
RG Regummed
SON Socked on the nose cancel
CTO Cancelled to order
OUT Not available

Catalogues used for reference and pricing guidelines:

Scott Standard

Facit Special

Unitrade Specialized (Canada, Newfoundland, Provinces)


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