Continental Philatelics | Foreign Stamp Approvals, Topical Stamps, Mint Foreign Stamps Our Services



Stamps Collector

Think all approval services are the same? We’ve got a surprise for you! We’ll PAY YOU to try ours – and bet that once you do, you’ll know why so many collectors look forward to receiving our approvals year after year!

"I am very pleased with your stamps and service, and look forward to the arrival of each selection. You are indeed the best approval service I have had the pleasure to be with in my many years of collecting." Sincerely, R.J.M. Albany, NY

Here at Continental, we strive to provide that rare combination of great stamps, fair prices, and the personal attention you deserve. We are keenly aware that our continued success is based on repeat sales from satisfied customers. You can count on our 40+ years of experience providing customized selections of quality foreign stamps on approval, combined with an outstanding level of personal service to thousands of satisfied collectors. And, whether you’re a "veteran" collector with a large collection formed over many years…or have been collecting for only a short time, our unique Custom Approval service is the perfect solution for a convenient and fun way to "shop at home" for all your stamps!

It’s really easy! Just tell us what you’d like to see in your first custom approval selection and we’ll send you a generous assortment of foreign stamps relating to your specific areas of interest. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from our comprehensive Worldwide stock featuring all the popular topicals, and have up to 30 days to select exactly what you want to buy. Our custom selections guarantee that every selection you receive will be unique, individually–prepared just for you! You’ll also find our everyday low prices will give you more for every dollar spent. And, our large stock guarantees attractive stamps in all price ranges to suit every collecting budget. We also give extra cash discounts for prompt payments, pay postage both ways, and accept all major credit cards.

Send us your request now! We’re confident that you’ll be pleased with the quality of our stamps and the level of professional and personal attention you receive.

"I cannot tell you enough how satisfied I am with your service. Bravo! Your very fair pricing. High quality stamps, return postage, and personal touch is hard to beat. And cash discounts too. Fantastic!"
R.M. Chicago, IL.

A Quick Note...Did you know...?

For over 50 years, thousands of collectors have enjoyed receiving our unique custom foreign and topical approvals.   But, did you know - all our stamps are reserved and purchased only by the collectors receiving our custom approvals...

No pricelists, no catalogs, and no internet sales !

Simply stated, our approval clients enjoy selection after selection filled with just the stamps they want, In fact, the majority of all the stamps we send out in our selections are eagerly purchased by our clients! This guarantees a constant fresh assortment of quality foreign stamps in every selection we send out.

And remember - The big advantage of our custom approvals is that you see exactly the stamps you are getting - before you buy, in the comfort of your own home, with your collection handy to check to see just what you need.

Request a trial selection... and see for yourself !   Close and Continue...

A Quick Note...Did you know...?

For over 50 years, thousands of collectors have enjoyed receiving our unique custom foreign and topical approvals.   But, did you know - all our stamps are reserved and purchased only by the collectors receiving our custom approvals...

No pricelists, no catalogs, and no internet sales !

Simply stated, our approval clients enjoy selection after selection filled with just the stamps they want, In fact, the majority of all the stamps we send out in our selections are eagerly purchased by our clients! This guarantees a constant fresh assortment of quality foreign stamps in every selection we send out.

And remember - The big advantage of our custom approvals is that you see exactly the stamps you are getting - before you buy, in the comfort of your own home, with your collection handy to check to see just what you need.

Request a trial selection... and see for yourself! Close and Continue...