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How can I get stamps valued in Sydney?

How can I get stamps valued in Sydney?

The easiest way to have the collection valued is to have a valuation done by a stamp dealer. Members of the Australasian Philatelic Traders’ Association (APTA) agree to abide by a code of ethics and will provide you with a realistic idea of what your collection is worth.

Where can I sell my old Australian stamps?

For most people, direct sale to a dealer is the most convenient method of selling stamps. If the dealer is interested in the collection, a member of APTA will make you a fair offer for your stamps or direct you to another dealer who may be interested.

Who would buy old stamps?

We Buy Stamps and Coins Welcome, Established in 1923, Mystic is the largest buyers of stamps and stamp collections in the US and a major buyer of coins. We spent over $70 million dollars in the past five years. We have cash now, and are looking for more collections to buy!

How do I get my stamps valued?

There are a range of options of how to get stamps valued in this way such as; an in-person appointment with a specialist who works for the auction house, emailing scanned images of items, home visits or some auctioneers hold regional roadshows which you can attend.

Which Australian stamps are worth money?

Most valuable Australian stamps

  • $289,080. Inverted Swan stamp, 1855.
  • $142,563. 10 shilling Kangaroo & Map essay stamp, 1911.
  • $120,000. £2 Black and Rose Kangaroo and Map stamp, 1912.
  • ~$100,000. 1p red King George V stamp, 1914-1920.
  • $94,875. Classic Victoria 3d blue stamp, 1850.
  • $133,226.
  • $62,609.
  • $44,270.

Are old stamps worth money?

Stamps are unlikely to be valuable if… They are hardly ever worth anything significant unless, of course, they contain a rare stamp error. Released to commemorate a Royal Event (Birth, Wedding, Anniversary): Royal commemorative stamps and sheets are always issued to mark special events.

What are the most valuable Australian stamps?

Here’s a look at a few of the rarest Australian stamps.

  • Inverted Swan Stamp, 1855.
  • Classic Victoria 3d Blue Stamp, 1850.
  • 2-Penny Scarlet King Edward VIII Stamp, 1936.
  • Queen Victoria Pair, 1902.
  • £2 Black & Rose Kangaroo & Map Stamp, 1912.

How do I sell my stamps?

9 ways to sell your stamp collection

  1. Stamp magazines. The reputable publication ‘Stamp Magazine’ (above) is available from larger newsagents and the classified advertising section will help you to locate dealers and collectors who offer a valuation service.
  2. Stamp fairs.
  3. Philatelic Traders Society.
  4. Sell at auction.

Are stamps worth anything if used?

They are hardly ever worth anything significant unless, of course, they contain a rare stamp error.

How do I know if my old stamps are worth anything?

How to Determine Stamp Values

  1. Option 1: Find out the Stamp Values by Yourself. Identify the stamp.
  2. Option 2: Check out a Printed Reference.
  3. Option 3: Research the Stamp Values via the Internet.
  4. Option 4: Attend a Stamp Show.
  5. Option 5: Find out the Stamp Values via a knowledgeable Stamp Expert, Dealer or Appraiser.

Is there an app to identify stamps?

Stamp ID Pro is a stamp collecting app that makes it easy to identify United States stamps quickly. It uses the process of elimination to identify each stamp in the least number of possible steps.

Are old stamps worth anything?

Nearly all unused U.S. stamps issued after 1930 are worth face value. While 1930 is nearly 100 years ago, stamps issued after this date are considered to be modern in the stamp collecting and stamp dealing community. There was a giant boom in postage production after this period of time.