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Stamps are listed in alphanumeric order: 1, 10, 100, 1000, 2, 20, 200, 2000, etc.,

with names in text following the numbered items.

Postage for Stamps and Covers:




Purchases up to $100 (insurance is optional)




$100 to $399.99 (insurance is optional)




$400 to $699.99 (insurance is optional)




$700 to $999.99 (insurance is optional)




$1,000 and over (up to 9 oz. domestic and 5 oz. international) shipped registered and insured




We will invoice you for any additional postage.        You can choose Insurance during Check Out.

Failure to purchase insurance waives any right to a PayPal claim for non-delivery.
Variations in image quality are from consignor scans.
We somtimes use stock images.

U.S. members are asked to pay by check.

Payable to the "China Stamp Society" and mailed to China Stamp Society, c/o
H. James Maxwell, PO BOX 481844, Kansas City, MO 64148-1844

Email Auctions if you have stamps or covers you wish to sell.


$ 1 to $ 50

$ 1

$ 50 to $100

$ 5

$ 100 to $ 500

$ 10

$ 500 to $ 1,000

$ 50

$ 1,000 to $5,000

$ 100

$ 5,000 and Up

$ 250

  • An auction runs for the entire month.
  • Nonconforming bids are rounded down.
  • Lots sell at one increment over the second highest bid.
  • Each item has an opening bid amount. 
  • There are no hidden reserves.
  • There is no buyer's premium.
  • Bids and payment are in US Dollars.
  • Tie bids go to the earliest bidder.  Bids may not be retracted. Bids may not be retracted.
  • Bids cannot be retracted.
  • You will receive an emails if you are outbid. 
  • Winning Bidder Emails are sent after the close.
  • Your invoice will be in 'Members Only' after the close.
  • U.S. members are asked to pay by check
  • Optional insurance is available during Check Out.
  • An incorrectly described lot (other than large lots) may be returned within two weeks.
  • Only members may buy and sell in the auctions. 
  • Payment is due within seven (7) days of the close.
  • We may withdraw an item or reject a bid or bidder.
  • Bid your maximum, the system will bid for you up to that amount.
  • Please see 'Abbreviations and Catalogs' used.

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