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"More people are turning to stamp collecting as one of the few remaining calming influences in life."

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An insightful take on the vastness of stamp collecting, John's blog will provide endless hours of enjoyment. Read over 1,000 articles about stamp collecting and stamp history.

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Buying and Selling Quality Stamps Since 1910

For more than 100 years, Apfelbaum, Inc. has been serving the philatelic community in both the United States and around the world. In that time, we have built our reputation on a genuine love for rare and collectible stamps, and a commitment to providing exceptional customer service to everyone we do business with.

Whether you’re looking to learn more about the “Hobby of Kings,” add to your collection, sell or have your stamps appraised, you’ve come to the right place.

Browse Our Stamp Collections for Sale

Apfelbaum, Inc. has several options available for anyone looking to buy stamp collections online. You’re welcome to view and bid on lots in our monthly public auctions, by from our very popular Buy It Now sales and our well-stocked Stamp Store where we are constantly adding new items. Through all of these methods of sale, we feature the rare, the valuable and also some of the more common stamps that you, the collector, may be looking for. And remember, most of our lots are scanned for your convenience and ease of mind.

Bidding online is easy and safe, but we also accept bids by phone, fax, email and regular mail. Even if you’re not in the market to buy right now, it’s fun and easy to browse the many stamp collections for sale on our website.

Selling Your Stamps

If you’re ready to sell your collection or an estate, we can help you get the best prices for all collectible stamps. Known as one of the best places to buy and sell stamps online, Apfelbaum, Inc. offers a number of options for anyone looking to liquidate their stamp collection.

We are happy to help you with all of your decision making, whether it be estate planning, appraising, packaging and more. Shipping is free within the United States — you’ll receive an immediate cash payment as soon as the sale goes through.

Call or email our appraisal department for more information.

Resources for Stamp Collectors

Like all reputable rare stamp dealers, our primary interest is to promote the hobby and help budding enthusiasts grow their collections. Browse our online resource center for everything you need to know to buy and sell a stamp collection online safely and smartly. Please feel free to contact us directly with any questions you may have.