Until Monday December 4th you will receive a 10% discount on stamps from France. Click here to view all discounts.
Every first day of the month we hold an auction with unique pieces. Lots are added up to and including the 15th of the previous month and bidding is always possible from the 16th.
Every week: Thousands of new additions to our webshop!
With the stamps shown on our website several catalogue numbers are listed (if available). An overview:
|Michel||Numbers according to the German Michel catalogue|
|Yvert||Numbers according to the French Yvert & Tellier catalogue|
|Stanley Gibbons||Numbers according to the English Stanley Gibbons catalogue|
|Scott||Numbers according to the American Scott catalogue|
|FSC||Numbers according to Freestampcatalogue.com|
|Other||Numbers according to Country Catalogues: NVPH for the Netherlands & Overseas, Zonnebloem for Indonesia and Suriname Republic, Facit voor Scandinavia, Zumstein for Switzerland, Afinsa for Portugal, Edifil for Spain, Sassone for Italy, etc.|
Explanation of numerals/signs accompanying our stamp descriptions:
Strips of stamps [:], [::], [;;;], [::::] etc. may be folded on perforations!
Indicates a set of 3 animal stamps.
Animals 3v [::]
Indicates a set of 3 animal stamps attached to each other in a strip.
Animals 3v (1v+[:])
Indicates a set of 3 animal stamps, 2 of them attached to each other as a pair.
Animals 6v (3x[:])
Indicates a set of 6 animal stamps, in 3 pairs of two stamps.
Animals 2v+tab [:T:]
Indicates a set of 2 animal stamps in a pair with a label between them, forming a strip.
Animals 3v+tab [+]
Indicates a set of 3 animal stamps + 1 label together forming a block of 4.
Animals 6v [++]
Indicates a set of 6 animal stamps, forming a sheetlet of 6 stamps.
Animals 3v s-a
Indicates a set of 3 animal stamps with self-adhesive gum.
Animals 3v m/s
Indicates a set of 3 animal stamps, together in a minisheet.
Indicates a souvenir sheet of animal stamps.
Animals 3 s/s
Indicates a set of 3 animal souvenir sheets.
Animals 8v (2 m/s)
Indicates a set of 8 animal stamps within 2 minisheets.
Animals 12v, sheetlet
Indicates a set of 12 animal stamps attached to each other in a sheetlet.
Animals 2x6v m/s
Indicates two sets, each of 6 animal stamps together in a minisheet (12 stamps per sheet).
Indicates a booklet with animal stamps.
Animals 6v in booklet
Indicates a set of 6 animal stamps in a booklet.
Animals 3v imperforated
Indicates a set of 3 imperforated animal stamps.
Animals 3v, perf. 12:13
Indicates a set of 3 animal stamps with perforation 12:13 (use perforation gauge).
Animals 3v, epreuves de luxe
Indicates a set of 3 luxe presentation sheets with imprints of animal stamps.
Animals 3v, blackprint
Indicates a set of 3 blackprints of animal stamps.
Animals 3v, normal paper
Indicates a set of 3 animal stamps on normal paper (will only be mentioned if other paper variations exist for the same stamp).
Animals 3v, phosphor
Indicates a set of 3 animal stamps with a phosphor layer or bands (will only be mentioned if other paper variations exist for the same stamp).
Animals 3v Cert.
Indicates a set of 3 animal stamps accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from an official expert or organisation.
Animals 3v, presentation pack
Indicates a set of 3 animal stamps in a presentation pack as originally issued.
Animals 3v, without gum
Indicates a set of 3 animal stamps without gum (in most cases this indicates that these stamps were released without gum).
Some other descriptions can be possible. In most cases they will be easy to understand. If not, you can ask our customer support. Descriptions are made for mint stamps. In some cases with maximum cards or with First Day Covers, stamps have not been put on cards or envelopes as described for mint stamps.