The prestige of the American Philatelic Society and the strength of our 35,000 members enable us to establish this all-new APS Stamp Insurance Plan. By joining with Hugh Wood, Inc., the most prestigious stamp insurer in the world, and the Berkley Asset Protection companies, America’s premier collectibles underwriter, we can bring you the best insurance program ever offered to stamp collectors.
Better Coverage • Competitive Rates • Outstanding Service
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APS membership is a prerequiste to participate in this insurance plan.
What is insured?
All Risk of physical loss or damage as specified in the policy
Any individual stamp, cover, block, or other postal history item, including albums
Appraisals may be required for individual items valued in excess of $25,000
Shipping up to $75,000 (or your coverage limit if less)
Provides up to $1,000,000 (or your coverage limit if less) for carrying and exhibiting coverage
The fair market replacement cost of your collection
What is the insurance program?
An affordable way to buy insurance for your collection
Negotiated by the APS to give you the best prices and coverages
An important membership benefit
The only insurance endorsed by the American Philatelic Society
A vital product to protect your investment
Provided under contract to the APS by Hugh Wood, Inc. who ensures long term stability and available of the insurance protection
Why buy APS stamp insurance?
Your homeowners policy is likely to have a very small limit
Other policies will need you to spend hours listing your collections and requiring appraisals
The APS program is very competitively priced and results in a big savings compared to most homeowners policies
Is administered by HWI who are known worldwide for their experience in stamp insurance