Whether you are a beginning collector or have colleted for years, APS provides services and educational opportunities to broaden your interests and enhance your collecting enjoyment.

Sales Dept


Purchase stamps online. No bidding, watching or waiting — you see it, you like it, you buy it.

Quick ID

Quick I.D.

Get help identifying that troubling stamp.



Online Members Only Area

Log-in, update your membership profile and view your account status. Take advantage of online specials — articles, discounts, online exhibits, and more…


Learning Opportunities

Learn more about collecting at APS seminars, held at the APC and "On-the-Road or through online courses.

Dispute Resolution

Member Disputes

Deal confidently with fellow members. The dispute process provides a means of enforcing the  APS Code of Ethics.

Sales Dept

Mail Sales Circuits

Buy and sell stamps from the comfort of your home and allows you to examine the stamps before you purchase them.

American Philatelist

The American Philatelist

Full-color, 100-page monthly magazine.



Our expert staff and vast collection of print and digital resources are ready to assist you with your research. Access online resources, request scans, and borrow books or obtain photocopies by mail.



Take advantage of the 20% member discount. Our book list offers titles covering a wide range of topics for all levels of collectors.



Obtain guaranteed opinions on the genuineness of stamps and covers.



Protect your collection with the most comprehensive stamp coverage available.

Exhibitions & Shows


Buy and sell stamps, attend seminars, view exhibits, and expose young people to collection at our two annual shows.

Engage with us

AmeriStamp Expo

Mesa, Arizona | February 15-17, 2019