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Buying

Selling

FAQ


General information to our customers

Buying and selling at Engers Frimerker is easy.

Every spring and autumn, our international public stamp auctions in Oslo (Norway) are drawing customers from all over the world.

If you have a suitable consignement or would like to know if your material may be suitable, please contact us and we will give you a free evaluation and help you through the process. We personally fetch material in Northern Europe on a regular basis, and may travel anywhere in the world to collect consignements of high value. Cash advances may be agreed upon.

You may find our conditions for buyers and sellers on the left menu. The general process is described below. Typical questions are answered in the FAQ (frequently asked questions). If you have any questions about buying or selling, do not hesitate to contact us.

Buying
If you are making a purchase the general steps are:

  1. Registering and placing the bid.
  2. Paying. We accept cash or the following credit cards: VISA, MasterCard.
  3. Collect your item(s) or have them sent to you by mail.
  4. Shipping and insurance is added. All mail is insured by us. The cost is:
    • Norway/Scandinavia: NOK 3,- per NOK 1000,-
    • Europe: NOK 4,- per NOK 1000,-
    • Overseas NOK 6,- per NOK 1000,-
    • Minimum charge: NOK 10,-

Selling
If you have item(s) you wish to sell the general steps are:

  1. Send the items by mail (we insure the sending for you, cost free), or contact us for a visit at your home. If the consignement is not large enough for a separate visit, see our 'agenda' for scheduled travels and exhibitions, or phone us to learn if we have unlisted scheduled trips.
  2. Receipt for your material.
  3. You get a list of descriptions and suggested starting prices for your lots. Submit your comments, if any.
  4. You get the auction catalogue together with a listing of your lot numbers.
  5. You receive a detailed listing of the hammer prices and commissions deducted, and payment in the way you have chosen.

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International stamp auctions since 1977
Member of: International federation of stamp dealers' association, Norwegian philatelic Federation, Norwegian dealers' assocation (NFHF) and Philatelic traders' society (PTS).