What's New & Articles
Sales and Specials:
Now every customer will have the first chance at those special items needed for their collection!
As always, you can view many of our Linn's Stamp News Ads, US or Foreign for the past year, from our web site.
Each one is described individually so you can pick the ad of your particular interest. They are only available in Adobe PDF form.
Click on the following link to view them. Linn's Stamp News Sales
Linn's Stamp Market Tips - Here you will find interesting articles by Henry Gitner as well as other authors which will keep you up to date on the latest happenings in the Stamp Market.
Lot 1: Black mounts - $407.00 retail -- $250.00 sale price; Sizes ranging from: 20's - 60's x 215; 40's - 80's x 240; 40's - 140's x 264-65
Lot 2: Black mounts - $386.10 retail -- $120.00 sale price; Sizes ranging from: 20's - 50's x 215; 60's - 100's x 240; 20's - 180's x 264-65; 130's x 174
Lot 3: Clear mounts - $302.50 retail -- $120.00 sale price; Sizes ranging from: 20's - 60's x 215; 40's - 200's x 264-65; 40's - 100's x 240
We also have new Prinz, Showgard and Hawid mounts. Click on each heading to view our stock of each brand. Shipping - $5.00
Gift Certificates Always Available
Stamp Shows we attend:
The following link will direct you to the ASDA web site.
There you can view the show dates and other show info that might be of interest.
ASDA Mega Events
The following link will take you to the APS site for future show dates.
APS Stamp Show Calendar
August 3-6, 2017 APS StampShow--Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N. 3rd St. Richmond VA
August 11-13, 2017 Americover--Embassy Suites Hotel, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd. Independence, OH
October 5-8, 2017 ASDA Fall Postage Stamp Show, The Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas, NY NY
24 April 2017: U.S. Farley Special Printing Positions Lower Pricing:
You can see these listings and more in our recent Linn's ad. Farley Special Printing Positions
03 April 2017: Vatican City 1929-2016
26 March 2017: U.N. Personalized & Event Sheets:
See the Linn's ad for sale details. U.N. Personalized Sheets Linn's Ad.
27 Feb 2017: U.S. Confederate States of America Sale:
U.S. Confederate States of America.
You can also find the listings in our Linn's ad. U.S. Confederate States of America
15 Dec 2016: U.S. Shanghai Overprints Sale:
You can also find the listings in our Linn's ad. U.S Shanghai Sale
04 Dec. 2016: Our U.S.Cut Squares Price Sheet has been updated.
18 Nov. 2016: British Commonwealth Collection Added
23 Oct 2016: U.S. Trust Territories Sale
U.S Trust Territories Price List 2014
19 May. 2016: U.S. Rarities Preview available at the World Stamp Show NY 2016:
For those of you not attending the show, you can still order by email, fax or phone,
but since some items are on consignment, they are not all shown in our HGPi's U.S. Store .
See us at Booth 1136
31 Jan 2016: U.S. Washington / Franklins new additions
Click on over to view our latest Store items. U.S. Washington / Franklins Store. See our Linn's ad for our latest Washington/Frankilin Specials.
U.S. Washington / Franklins Price List
8 June 2015: Collect United States? HGPi is the only place to go!
Also take a look at: U.S. Autographed First Day Covers ( FDC) and U.S. Dignitary Presentation Albums .
19 Jan. 2015: 20th Century Fancy Cancels and Unique First Day Covers
View all links for our 19th & 20th Century Fancy Cancels & Covers, Autographed FDC, U.S. Errors & Early FDC's
08 Nov 2014: The John DuPont Stamp Collection - Sheets & Plate Blocks
5 May 2014: Save Big on U.S. Discount Postage
U.S Discount Postage Special
15 March 2014: Did You Win the Post Office Lottery?
Un-Inverted Jenny Souvenir Sheet
21 Feb 2014: Marshall Islands Press Sheet Archive Material
We purchased the entire archive so no others are available. We've added the Marshall Islands Press Sheets to our Web Store. Marshall Islands Press Sheets
Marshall Islands Press Sheet Archive Price List
Autographs added to our "Store"
Maury and Dallay French Catalogue:
2009 Maury French catalogue! Only $34.95plus $5.00 for packing and shipping by media mail. This catalogue is the finest, most informative French Catalogue ever published! Over 1440 color pages with detailed illustrations of types, plate varieties, retouches and more.
Please email your order request and use the payment link found under "Pricelists" at the top of this page to pay by credit card. Thank you.
Maury and Dallay French Catalogue
French - English Philatelic Dictionary
We have a limited number of New Non Current Scott Catalogs. Shipping is $4.00 for the first and 2.00 for each additional catalog ordered.
These retailed for $47.00. Please email, phone or fax to check availability and to order.
Cook Islands New Issues & More:
On August 12, 2010, Philatelic Collector Inc., in association with Henry Gitner Philatelist Inc., has been appointed with long-term exclusivity to be the Philatelic Agency for the Cook Islands which also includes Aitutaki and Penrhyn Islands. Now they are also the exclusive worldwide agent for the Tonga Philatelic Bureau. Follow the links for more information! All values may be viewed and purchased from their websites. Cook Islands Philatelic Bureau
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We have dedicated this part of our web site to helping collectors learn more about their hobby. Whether you are a novice or an advanced collector, we hope you will find something here to help you enjoy stamp collecting more!
About Those Catalog Values - People do not always know how to read catalog values. Learn About Those Catalog Values; A discussion on how stamp catalog values work and what to expect for your stamps
What's the Difference Part One - What's the difference is an article for new collectors and non-collectors to help them understand what it is philatelists look for in a stamp to distinguish from one issue and another.
What's the Difference Part Two - Part Two of the What's the difference article for new collectors and non-collectors to help them understand what it is philatelists look for in a stamp to distinguish from one issue and another.
The Philatelic Hall of Shame - The Philatelic Hall of Shame presents articles on detecting faked stamps from the collector's perspective. Protect your money and collection! Learn how to tell the difference between such things as genuine perforations and faked ones.
Reperforated Stamps - Many, many stamps on the market today have had perforations added or replaced to make the stamp look better. Learn how to detect reperfed stamps and protect your collection!
Faked Coils - Coil stamps are among the most troubled by reperforations. Learn how to detect reperfed coils and protect your collection!
Regummed Stamps - You can learn how to tell if the gum on your early US stamps is genuine! Some simple facts and observation can keep out of sticky situations with faked stamps!
U.S. Photo Essays and Autographed Plate Blocks History - This is a little background about the U.S. Photo Essays and Autographed Plate Blocks.
CIA Invert error - The CIA invert is the one of the most well known inverted color errors in United States collecting.
Palestine Overprints Identifier - This Guide is intended to assist in the study of the overprints on the stamps of Palestine.