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Civil War Philatelic Society (CWPS), formerly known as the Confederate Stamp Alliance
(CSA), members in good standing may take 10% off the list price of the
stamps and postal history as a benefit of membership. The
CWPS (CSA) Member Discount applies only to the CSA Stamps and Covers and does
not apply to the CSA Currency.
Please include your CWPS (CSA) Member Number with your order to claim the
discount. If you are not a member of the Society and would like to
learn more about the CSA and perhaps obtain a membership application,
then return to my Index Page and read the "Confederate Stamp Alliance"
section for the necessary information. The items on the listings are
all offered net price. No additional discounts beyond the CWPS (CSA) Member
Discount are available. Lower offers are not solicited and will be
declined if made as a matter of policy. Occasionally items
others and offered on consignment are not subject to the CWPS (CSA) Member
Discount and will be so noted on the listing.
Texas residents will
have 8.25% sales tax added. Postage charges will be added according to
the following table --
$1.00 Minimum charge for orders less than $100.00
within the USA and $3.00 outside the USA.
$5.00 for orders $100.00 - $399.00 within the USA (1st
Class Package with Tracking). $3.00 outside the USA (No Tracking).
$13.00 Priority Certified Mail for orders $400.00 -
within the USA only. (First Class Certified Mail is no longer an
option. Express Mail is Recommended.)
$27.50 Priority Express Mail for orders $1,000.00+
within the USA only. (Registered Mail within the USA is no longer an
$20.00 Registered Mail for all orders $400.00+ outside
the USA. International tracking is not available.
Any order of any value up to $25,000.00 can be sent
Express Mail (2-Day to some locations) within the USA for $27.00.
Pages -- $4.50 Media Mail for 1, 2, or all 3 sets. Please E-mail me for
a shipping quote outside the USA.
For all orders $400.00+ a signature is required for insurance
purposes. Priority Certified Mail and Priority Express Mail
postage increases went into effect 26 JAN 2020.
Please use the same
class mail as received when
returning stamps and/or covers (First Class, Priority Certified, or Priority Express).
Additional Postal Insurance is not required for returns as all returns are covered in
my private insurance policy. FEDEX shipping is also available if so
desired by the collector, but the rates are higher. My FEDEX shipments
are all insured up to $50,000.00 per shipment.
Bonafide dealers may
contact me for a dealer discount.
Dealers not known to me who are not members of the ASDA or another
nationally recognized stamp dealer organization such as the TSDA or the
FSDA must supply me with a Business Card
and a Tax Resale Number
specific to a stamp or related dealership (coins, collectibles, paper
ephemera, antiques, currency or some such similar dealership) as proof
of actual dealership. CSA Member and Dealer Discounts
apply only to the CSA Stamps and Covers and do not apply to the CSA
Everything that I sell is GUARANTEED as Genuine.
If an item is submitted for certification after purchase and is by some
chance returned with a bad certificate, then I will promptly issue a
refund to include the cost incurred in obtaining the bad certificate.
If a "No Opinion" certificate is obtained, I will refund the cost of
the item and the cost of the certificate if desired. But please bear in
mind that it is not uncommon to obtain a "No Opinion" certificate on
scarce CSA material, and it does not lessen its salability to the
knowledgeable advanced collector. The items must be returned to me in
the same condition as purchased for
these certificate refunds to take effect.
Certificates that are acceptable are the Civil War Philatelic Society (CPS) formerly known as the Confederate Stamp
(CSA), American Philatelic Society (APS), and the Philatelic Foundation
(PF). The PSE has recently announced (2012) that they will now again
accept CSA stamps for authentication, grading, and slabbing. The other
three major CSA certifying committees listed do not slab the stamps.
The Civil War Philatelic Authentication Service (Confederate Stamp Alliance Authentication Service) is significantly
opposed to the slabbing of Confederate stamps. Stamps purchased will
not be accepted for a return for reasons of grading as the stamps are
not sold per the PSE grading system.
Stamps purchased from this website subsequently slabbed by the PSE
after purchase will not be accepted as returns for any reason.
approval period is 15 days (30 days if
overseas). I ask that items be returned within that period of time if
they are found to be unsatisfactory. Collectors who do
material on approval and do not either return or pay for the material
within the requested time will lose the privilege of examining the
material on approval. If more time is needed, then please let me know
as I am always willing to work directly with the individual collector.
I do offer time
payment plans up to 90 days at no interest. If
interested in a 30, 60, or 90 day payment plan, please contact me by
E-mail for details of each plan (JLKCSA@aol.com)
may be returned within the approval period for a full refund if not
completely satisfied. No reason need be given. But if
any item is returned, I would really appreciate knowing the reason.
How to Order
Please order using the Inventory Control
number preceding the description
(eg AL110 and CS-0125). All items listed are one-of-a-kind and are
subject to prior sale. It is suggested that alternate choices be given
in case the primary items are no longer available.
Orders can be made by regular mail,
telephone, FAX, or E-Mail.(JLKCSA@aol.com). Just click
on my E-Mail address found throughout the website to send me a message.
The most convenient way to order is to use my secure
interactive "Confederate Order Form"
Checks, Money Orders, PAYPAL, Credit Cards (Visa/Mastercard
and American Express) accepted.
John L. Kimbrough
10140 Wandering Way
Benbrook TX 76126
Phone: 817-249-2447 (9:00am - 10pm Central Time)
FAX: 817-249-5213 (anytime)
Material will be sent on approval only to
collectors who are known to me and have established credit with me by
purchasing material in the past. All others are
expected to pay for the material in advance. No
Payment by cash, check, money order, credit cards (VISA / Mastercard,
American Express) or PAYPAL. For collectors in the United Kingdom,
payment can also be made directly by a British Sterling cheque. Please
do not send credit card information via standard E-Mail because it is
not secure. Use my secure interactive "Confederate Order Form"
for credit card payment. Clicking
on any of my "Confederate Order Form" links will open the form in a new
window which you can easily resize and leave open while you browse the
net price listings. Or if you prefer, you may use
regular mail, telephone, or FAX for credit card payment. No interest
layaway time payments over 60-90 days can be arranged if so desired. An
E-Mail message will reserve an item until payment is received. Every
effort is made to keep the listings up to date by removing immediately
the sold items. But if you wish, you may inquire about the availability
of an item by E-Mail.
You can shop with
confidence. I have partnered with Authorize.Net,
a leading payment gateway since 1996, to accept credit card
payments safely and securely for my customers. The Authorize.Net
Payment Gateway manages the complex routing of sensitive customer
information through the credit card processing networks. The company adheres to strict industry standards
for payment processing, including: 1) 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer
(SSL) technology for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions, 2)
Industry leading encryption hardware and software methods and security
protocols to protect customer information, 3) Compliance with the
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). For
additional information regarding the privacy of your sensitive
cardholder data, please read the Authorize.Net
Many of you may
understandably be a bit reluctant to do business
on-line with someone that you do not know. Please note that I belong to
the major philatelic organizations. If in doubt, please feel free to
check directly with the American Stamp Dealer's Association and the
American Philatelic Society to verify my membership. Direct links to
the Home Pages of these two major philatelic associations are provided
at the bottom of my Index Page. I run a continuous classified display
advertisement in Linn's Stamp News and have had a
display ad in the Confederate Section of the Scott USA
for a number of years. My philatelic business was established in 1988,
and this website went online in 1997. My business has been built on
fair dealing and on the trust of my collector clients. No dealer can
survive long in the philatelic business without the trust of the
collector. If you have further questions, do not hesitate to give me a
call on the telephone (phone number above).
very much for your interest. I certainly hope that you
find something for your collection on my current listing.