We often get phone calls from people who have questions about their stamp collections. Here are the answers to some of the most frequent queries. If you have any other questions, please feel free to send us an email or to give us a ring.
I have an album of stamps I collected as a child, is it likely to be worth anything?
Unless you can bring them to our offices for a valuation, in which case we would be happy to have a look, we regret that we don’t handle collections like this.
I have an album of stamps from different countries from all over the world. Is it going to be valuable?
What are penny blacks worth?
I have some Queen Victoria penny reds, are they scarce?
I’ve collected First Day Covers for some time, what are they worth?
Does age make stamps more valuable, i.e. the older they are, the more they’re worth?
Can I come by the office or send the album for you to do a valuation?
What do you look for in a collection that makes it valuable?
Are stamps with Hitler on them rare?
I have an album of stamps from countries that don’t exist anymore, are these scarce?
I have a massive collection of stamps, what are they worth?
Are stamps worth more mint (unused) or used?
Is it best to sell through auction or direct to a dealer?
Why should I buy at auction?