Where to Sell Stamps (Including Old Stamps) & Stamp Collections

You can sell individual stamps or an entire collection to a stamp dealer for cash. It’s important to choose an experienced stamp dealer who has a good reputation and is, ideally, a member of the American Philatelic Society. Some notable dealers that buy old stamps include West Coast Stamp Company, Mystic Stamp Company, United States Stamp Company, and David F. Hull Stamp Company. Below, we have the list of APS-approved stamp dealers that will buy stamps.

Where to Sell Stamps and Stamp Collections

When selling individual stamps or a stamp collection, you’ll want to find a dealer that is reliable and will pay you a fair price. Your best bet is to work with a dealer who is a member of the American Philatelic Society. American Philatelic Society members are vetted to ensure that they meet a set of standards and ethics. The following are 10 APS-approved stamp dealers who buy stamps from all over the U.S.

West Coast Stamp Company

  • Location: Fresno, Calif.
  • Can you ship to them? West Coast Stamp Company may pay to ship your collection or travel to you to view it in person.
  • Services offered: West Coast Stamp Company buys old stamps, as well as unused postage and Forever stamps. It also offers appraisals.
  • Source: West Coast Stamp Company

Mystic Stamp Company

  • Location: Camden, N.Y.
  • Can you ship to them? You can visit the store or ship your collection to Mystic Stamp Company.
  • Services offered: Mystic Stamp Company buys and sells old stamps. It also offers a stamp identification service.
  • Source: Mystic Stamp Company

Apfelbaum Inc.

  • Location: Jenkintown, Pa.
  • Can you ship to them? Apfelbaum Inc. may pay to ship your collection or travel to you to view it in person.
  • Services offered: Apfelbaum Inc. buys and sells old stamps. It also offers appraisals.
  • Source: Apfelbaum Inc.

Quality Stamps

  • Location: Venice, Fla.
  • Can you ship to them? You can ship your collection to Quality Stamps or arrange to meet locally.
  • Services offered: Quality Stamps buys old stamps. It also offers appraisals and an auction brokerage service.
  • Source: Quality Stamps

Nick’s Stamps

  • Location: San Diego, Calif.
  • Services offered: Nick’s Stamps buys and sells old stamps.
  • Can you ship to them? You can ship your collection to Nick’s Stamps or Nick’s Stamps may travel to you to view it in person.
  • Source: Nick’s Stamps

Dr. Robert Friedman and Sons

  • Location: Woodridge, Ill.
  • Can you ship to them? Dr. Robert Friedman and Sons may pay to ship your collection or travel to you to view it in person. You can also visit the store.
  • Services offered: Dr. Robert Friedman and Sons buys and sells old stamps.
  • Source: Dr. Robert Friedman and Sons

Miller’s Stamp Company

  • Location: Waterford, Conn.
  • Can you ship to them? You can ship your collection to Miller’s Stamp Company or visit the store.
  • Services offered: Miller’s Stamp Company buys and sells old stamps. It also offers appraisals and is an auctioneer.
  • Source: Miller’s Stamp Company 

United States Stamp Company

  • Location: Emeryville, Calif.
  • Can you ship to them? You can visit the store or United States Stamp Company may travel to you to view your collection.
  • Services offered: United States Stamp Company buys and sells old stamps. It also offers appraisals
  • Source: United States Stamp Company

Markest Stamp Co.

  • Location: Lynbrook, N.Y.
  • Can you ship to them? You must ship your collection to Markest Stamp Co.
  • Services offered: Markest Stamp Co. buys and sells old stamps.
  • Source: Markest Stamp Co.

David F. Hull Stamp Company

  • Location: Greensboro, N.C.
  • Can you ship to them? You can ship your collection to David F. Hull Stamp Company or arrange to meet locally.
  • Services offered: David F. Hull Stamp Company buys and sells old stamps. It also offers appraisals.
  • Source: David F. Hull Stamp Company

In Summary

You can sell individual stamps or your entire stamp collection to a stamp dealer for cash. The above-listed dealers buy stamps from around the U.S., no matter your location. West Coast Stamp Company, Apfelbaum Inc., and Dr. Robert Friedman & Sons may even pay the cost of shipping in order to view your collection.

We also have the list of places where you can sell your jewelry. For details, see our article.