"We pride ourselves on our prompt and professional service."
Terms & Conditions
Postage and Packing
We do not charge for postage and packing. All orders are sent FREE of charge.
We will endeavour to despatch your order within 48 hours of you placing the order with us.
Methods of Payment and Trading Currency
We accept most Credit, Debit and Charge cards at NO EXTRA COST to the buyer. Payments are processed through a third party
provider to ensure maximum security for our customers. We also accept Bank Transfers and cheques.
All stamps sold are offered on a "NO QUIBBLE, FULLY REFUNDABLE" basis provided they are returned within 14 days of receipt and
in good order.
We guarantee all stamps sold as genuine and accurately described. We have a comprehensive reference collection which we regularly
use for the comparison of shades and printings and consult recognised philatelic experts on more difficult countries (for example early
Transvaal and Transjordan). We do recognise that some collectors may wish to have a second opinion and are prepared to offer an
"Extension" for a certificate on any stamp or set priced over £150, which we sell within one year of purchase. We recommend BPA
Expertising Ltd, PO Box 1141, Guildford, Surrey, GU5 OWR.
Condition and Price
We aim to supply stamps of the very finest quality with no faults such as creases, poor centering, short perforations, thins and tone or
rust marks which are offered by some dealers at cheaper prices. All unmounted, never hinged stamps are as described with full original
gum. Very fine mint stamps have original gum with traces of a previous hinge mark. Very fine used stamps are for examples, where they
exist, with circular datestamp postmarks and not slogan/wavy line cancels. Imperforate stamps are supplied with full clear margins on all
Unlike many other dealers we do not have a minimum order.
Value Added Tax (VAT)
All stamps are sold under the 1995 rules for "Global Accounting" and are free from VAT.
Catalogue Numbers and References
The following have been used:
1. Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth & British Empire Stamp Catalogue (SG) - latest edition.
2. Commonwealth King George VI Catalogue (CW) - latest edition.
3. Bridger & Kay Commonwealth Five Reigns Catalogue (BK) 1980 - Still available from us at £15 including postage and packing.
We welcome Want Lists and will be pleased to advise on prices if in stock. If we are out of stock of a particular item, we offer the facility to
manage your list on our system, and will advise you when a particular stamp comes into stock with no obligation on your part to purchase.
U/M = Unmounted mint/never hinged
VFM = Very fine mint/lightly hinged
VFU = Very fine used
Wmk = Watermark
p or P = Perforation
Ovpt = Overprint
(CH) = On Chalky Paper
Surch = Surcharge
(0) = On Ordinary Paper
(L) = Line Perforation
Ptg = Printing
(C) = Comb Perforation
E. & O.E.
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Dealers since 1897 in Commonwealth
Stamps & Postal History
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