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Alt_Text Welcome to our shop in Haarlem. Our hostess Sarah will welcome you with a cup of coffee. The opening hours are Tuesday to Friday 10 - 18h and Saturday 10 -17h.

Haarlem is our headquarters. It is where owner Rob Smit began selling stamps in 1983. Over the years PostBeeld has expanded to include two adjacent buildings and now employs more than 20 people at this location. Here our websites are maintained and part orders from other locations merged into one and sent to our customers. A great part of our stock is located here. The office is located at 21 Kloosterstraat. A large public car park (Cronje) is a short walk from the store. Haarlem railway station can be reached on foot in 10 minutes.

Alt_Text Welcome to our shop in Leiden, where Jaap is your host. The shop is open from Wednesday to Saturday (inclusive), from 10.00 to 17.00 (other days by appointment only).

De Leidse Postzegelhandel is one of the oldest stamp shops in The Netherlands, in business since 1942, and situated in Vrouwensteeg 3 in the heart of the old centre of Leiden. In October 2014 ownership transferred to PostBeeld, thus becoming the third PostBeeld store. The shop will continue to operate under the old name we respect so much with the addition of PostBeeld in the title to become “PostBeeld, de Leidse Postzegelhandel”. Vrouwensteeg is a street off the Haarlemmerstraat.

In this shop you can find albums, storage systems, catalogues etc. Both new and second hand. There is always a good stock of stamp books, with prices from a few euros to those worth hundreds. These books can be viewed only in our store. Unlike the rest of PostBeeld’s stock, they are not available to view via the internet. The shop also has a fine stock of coins and banknotes.


Welcome to our shop in Rotterdam. Here our hostess Ruth will welcome you with a cup of coffee. The shop is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10:30 to 17:00 (other days by appointment only).

The store is situated at number 255a on the Nieuwe Binnenweg in Rotterdam. Originally opened as a stamp shop named Medo in 1963. In October 2012, PostBeeld owner Rob Smit acquired the business. Currently, PostBeeld's employees in Rotterdam number seven people and the operation is managed by Ruth Hofgren. The store is easily accessible. Tram 4 stops right outside the door (stop Klaas de Vries Avenue).


Behind the scenes we work with great care to process your order. At our Haarlem headquarters there is a lot of activity. About 25 people work here dealing with customer orders and administration.

Although our stock is held at around ten different locations in Europe, the Haarlem shop holds the greatest part of PostBeeld's stock and the purchasing department is also based here. If parts of an order are located elsewhere, everything is gathered together in Haarlem before being despatched to the customer.

Our translators and customer service department staff are also based here. In the photograph above orders are picked from our stock. Below are some behind-the-scenes PostBeeld photos.

Alt_Text Processing a purchased collection.

Alt_Text Processing new issues for subscribers in our online store.

Alt_Text Checking that all partial orders are present is done via barcodes. They are then combined and shipped to the customer.

Alt_Text Here work is carried out on the website, translation and administration.

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For more than 30 years PostBeeld has been selling stamps under the management of its owner, Rob Smit. Because of the great experience and knowledge built up over the years, we at PostBeeld feel we know what we are talking about, something you benefit from when buying rare stamps. We guarantee the authenticity and quality of all products offered on our webshop. If a product does not meet your expectations, you may return it with no questions asked. PostBeeld is a member of NVPH and IFDSA. We also have a stores in Haarlem, Rotterdam and Leiden where you can collect your orders. At PostBeeld you can choose from 500,000 different stamps which you can easily view sorted by country or topic. Do you collect stamps of a specific topic? Then you are certain to find what you're looking for in our topic lists, which contain 350 different subjects. Our stock changes rapidly. Almost daily we add hundreds, sometimes thousands, of new products to our stock. Beside stamps you'll also find handbooks, catalogues and other stamp and coin supplies. We are always available to answer your questions. We are happy to give you advice on how to build your stamp collection. As an extra service to you we publish a free world stamp catalogue on the internet. Via this catalogue you can also make a wishlist of items we don't have in stock at a particular time. Then, when those items are back in stock, you will automatically receive a notification email from us.