Listing Specifics

For our classic stamp listings, we use a variety of catalogues so you can find the stamps you are looking for. The major stamp catalogues used in our listings are as follows:

  • Sc (Scott)
  • Mi (Michel)
  • Yt (Yvert & Tellier)
  • Sa (Sassone)
  • Ed (Edifil)
  • SG (Stanley Gibbons)

We use the following standard condition indicators for our classic stamps:

  • MNH / ** / mint never hinged / neuf sans charnière / nuevo sin señal de fijasellos / nuovo con gomma integra
  • MH / * / mint hinged / neuf avec charnière / nuevo con señal de fijasellos / nuovo con linguella
  • MNG / (*) / mint no gum / neuf sans gomme / nuevo sin goma / nuovo senza gomma
  • used / O / oblitéré / usado / usato


Orders are typically sent using cost-effective regular mail.

We offer free shipping on all orders $75 and up. For smaller orders, our shipping rates (in CAD) are: within Canada $2.25; to the US $2.75; worldwide $4.00.

Registered or tracked mail is available by request for an additional fee, please contact us for details.

We will ship your order promptly by regular mail the next business day
after payment is received. We use attractive Canadian mint stamps on our envelopes for your philatelic enjoyment.

Returns & Refunds

Yes - we fully guarantee our stamps. If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, please contact us to discuss your concerns so we can assist you.

If you decide to return any stamps in an order, a full refund will be issued upon receipt of returned items.

Although we send out your order as quickly as possible, we cannot control how quickly the postal systems of Canada and your country move it from our door to yours.

The vast majority of the time, orders arrive within 1-2 weeks of being sent. If an order hasn't arrived 6 weeks after being sent, please let us know and we will issue you a full refund.