Membership in The American Philatelic Society


APS cardIf you’re interested in becoming a member of the APS – I’m a member, and I think it’s an excellent organization – just send your name and address to and I will mail you a prepaid card to complete.


Here’s a list of some of the benefits members receive:

• The American Philatelist – The world’s premier stamp magazine, issued monthly

• APEX Expertizing Service – Offers opinions on the genuineness of all stamps

• American Philatelic Research Library – Book loans, copy service, reference assistance

• APS Stamp Insurance Plan – The best and most comprehensive coverage available

• Sales Division Circuits – A very popular service, very much like stamps on approval at very good prices, and really an excellent way to build your collection

• Education Programs – Summer Seminar, Youth Programs, Internet and Correspondence Courses

• Stamp Store – Buy/Sell online via a members-only Internet Sales site

• Quick ID – Identification of philatelic material

• Marketplace – Philatelic literature at discounts to members (I’ve purchased numerous items)

• Mentor Service – Assistance by other members

• Translation Service – Almost anything philatelic can be translated

• Code of Ethics/Dispute Resolution

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