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Where to sell or trade in stamps?

Hi all,

Not sure if this is the right board so please point me in the right direction if not :-)

I have around £500 worth of new style stamps that I won't use and would like to sell. I do the posting and receiving survey for Royal Mail and every month they send me stamps... I've been doing the survey for a number of years and have more stamps now than I could ever use! 

I've just swapped them for the new style ones but now have sheet after sheet of what is, in effect, dead money and would like to cash them in :-)

Anyone know of the best and most reliable way to sell them?

Thanks in advance! :-)


  • soolinsoolin Forumite, Ambassador
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    I’m sure others will be able to advise but try locally , Facebook marketplace or such like, offer. 20% discount over face value as I’m sure you would get takers. Keep it simple and only take cash on collection.

    if you decide to offer postage remember to use a service that actually covers you for loss . 

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  • NBLondonNBLondon Forumite
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    You can try selling on eBay - especially by selling full sheets.  soolin's advice on postage is to be heeded.  will buy at 65% or 70% of face value but you can probably offload all in one go for convenience.  Other stamp dealers may have similar offers.
    Wash your Knobs and Knockers... Keep the Postie safe!
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