• Pricing - All prices on this site are in US$.
Canadian customers may pay either in US$ or the Cdn
$ equivalent at the time of ordering. Canadian customers must also
pay all applicable
taxes whether paying in US or Canadian funds.
Catalogue Numbers - Catalogue #'s used are Scott unless
the cat # is preceded by a letter in parenthesis designating the catalogue
used. First Day Covers will be noted as FDC. The letters are as follows:
Some catalogue numbers shown use a hybrid of 3 alpha and 3
numeric digits such as ISR001. This is our
own identifying stock number. This number is used because a) we have
not been able for one reason or another
to identify the item in Scott; b) the Scott number may not yet be available
at time of posting the item to our site or; c) the item is unlisted
in Scott. While Scott generally lists new items 4-6 months after issue
date, sometimes they may take up to 2-3 years to list certain items,
until they verify the authenticity of the item. Consequently, if an
item is noted as unlisted, it may or may not be a valid postage item,
which is undetermined at the time of listing.
• Minimum Order - The minimum order from this site is $15.
• Postage - There is a minimum postage and handling
fee of $2 anywhere in Canada, $3 to the USA, and $4 anywhere in the world. (These
minimums have not changed in 5 years although Canada Post has posted an increase
in almost everyone of the past 5 years).
All our material is carefully packed in cardboard mailers to prevent damages.
Where the weight will
exceed the minimum, the actual postage costs will be charged. For larger
orders we suggest insurance at $1.50, and for VERY large orders registration
which is $5.90 in Canada and $11.95 in the US and overseas.
These prices may change somewhat if the currency rates between Canadian
and US $ changes dramatically. (Prices
are all in US$).
• Shipments - Shipments are generally made within
24-48 hours after your order and payment has arrived by whatever means sent,
except when there is a holiday. When we are away at a stamp show, (appx 10-12
times a year), shipment may take as long as 7-10 days. If we are away longer
from our site (on vacation), notification will be prominently posted on our home
page. In any event, all shows will be posted on our home page.
• Condition and Guarantee - All stamps are mint
never hinged unless stated otherwise. Please rest assured that we make every
effort to ship only items of high quality. We do want you to be 100% satisfied
with your purchase. In the unlikely event you are not, please let us know by
email and we will make the necessary adjustments where warranted. Please DO
NOT return items before e-mailing us with the problem.
• PLEASE MAKE ALL PAYMENTS PAYABLE TO: WONDERFUL
WORLD OF STAMPS
• Cheques - We accept all cheques drawn on either
a Canadian or US bank. In most instances we ship immediately upon receipt of
cheque. However, we may require time for cheque clearance if you are a new customer,
or the cheque is for a significant amount. This is at our discretion, and we
will advise you by e-mail if there is a delay.
• PayPal - We accept PayPal only in US$. Payment is to be made to: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Credit Cards - We accept both Visa and Mastercard.
Sorry, we do not accept AMEX or Diners Club and Discover is not available in
Canada. Please note that all credit card charges (except via
Pay-Pal), are converted into Canadian currency at the official rate of exchange
in effect on the day
your order is processed. It will be re-converted to the currency of your card/country
when you are billed. Please note: All credit card companies
charge a 2-3% administration charge on purchases in or from a foreign country
(other than your own). This
is not shown on your credit card statement, and is included
in the exchange rate when billed by your bank. We have no control over this
charge; if you wish to
avoid it, you may elect instead to pay by cheque.
• Money Orders - Canadian and US Postal Money
Orders are accepted, as are Western Union and International US$ money orders
drawn on a US
• Cash - We do not encourage mailing cash. However,
if you have no alternative, we will accept cash in CANADIAN or US $, Euros
British pounds rounded upwards to the nearest note denomination. Do
not send coins. Cash payments are strictly at your risk. If you do send cash,
wrap the notes in a
sheet of paper and send in a regular mailing envelope, via registered mail
OUR OTHER SITES
• In addition to WONDERFUL WORLD OF STAMPS we operate 2 other sites as
• DOLLAR STAMP STORE - is our topical site where
we offer tens of thousands of topical stamps, sets, souvenir sheets, maximum
cards, First Day Leafs, commercial covers, Russian and other locals, etc. from
around the world, all with images for only $1 per item.
• JUDAICA SALES REG'D - For collectors of Israel stamps and covers, Judaica
stamps and covers, and all other types of Judaica paper collectibles.
Our site is the biggest in the world, with thousands of items and images
to satisfy beginner and advanced collector alike.
Our site is only as good as our customers make it, so we want to hear
• If there are errors, whether descriptions or image errors, or anything
else, please let us know. We will make every effort to make corrections
as soon as possible.
• Let us know how our site compares to other sites as far as efficiency
and ease of navigation is concerned.
• If our service is good, let all your collecting friends know about
our site. If our service is bad, let us know immediately so we can
correct any deficiencies and count you as a happy and satisfied customer.
Email us! We'd love to hear from you.