The PTS is a trade society for stamp dealers. It does not value stamps. However, our Members may be able to help. Why not use our Member Search function to find a local Member to help, which can be found here.
We have produced some guide notes below, which you may find helpful.
If you feel your stamps may be worth at least £100, we suggest you contact any of The PTS Member stamp dealers in the UK who are listed under ‘Find Our Members’ and who may agree to sell your stamps for you.
Please be aware that members may charge for their services. Charges are at the discretion of the individual member. An appendix of PTS recommended charges can be found elsewhere on this website.
Stamp collections may have value if:
* fresh and true colours, not stuck to the page, no portion of the stamp missing, no creases or other damage
** in British “old” money, generally stamps above the 1/- (one shilling) face value
Stamp collections are less likely (unlikely) to have value if:
Disclaimer. These notes are intended to be helpful to you but being no more than a brief overview are not intended to be nor are they to be taken to be an exhaustive guide. PTS Members are dealers who have all been carefully vetted by the PTS Council. We strongly recommend that members of the public deal with PTS member dealers only. Any contract you make is with the member, not the PTS itself and the PTS cannot accept any responsibility for any individual transaction.