Selling your stamps, postal history,
family archives, early postcards,
historical manuscripts or documents
We offer FREE valuation and advice. Please call, write or email us for an appointment - we travel to view lots country-wide. Fast payment for outright purchases, or choose our Private Treaty service to achieve the very top retail prices.
This entails us making a detailed description and many scans of your property which are then sent to our 3500 active collectors worldwide inviting them to send in tender offers. We always place a reserve on every property and no sale is completed without the owner's agreement.
Our Private Treaty commission rate is a nett 12%.
We have sold many exceptional collections by Private Treaty including the Gaston Berlemont Gold Medal collection of French Maritime Mail, the Erskine and Charless Hahn Gold Medal collections of Scots Local cancellations, the Gartner gold medal collection of Australian Possessions, the Schroeder Large Gold Medal French Postage Due collection, the Ito Gold Medal Great Britain collection, the "Devon" Imperial Russia collection, the Dr. M. Vermeer Gold Medal French Colonies collection, the "Stillwell" and "Spedding" collections of distinctive Maltese Cross cancellations, the "Paton" collection of Machine cancellations, the Stanley Bidmead collection of French Entry marks, the Roger Schnell collection of the Isle of Man, the "Dawson" Tibet collection, the Alastair Shaw collection of West Africa stamps and postal history, and many more.