Welcome to the IFSDA website

Dear stamp dealer, dear stamp collector,

The main purpose of the IFSDA is to promote and ensure a safe and honest trade of philatelic material among dealers, and between dealers and collectors worldwide. Click here to read about all IFSDA goals.

For collectors seeking to buy or sell stamp collections, this website is the perfect tool to find reputable dealers locally or worldwide. For dealers it is the perfect outlet to present yourself to the world without any costs (if you are a member of a national association affiliated to the IFSDA).

Paris-Philex mai 30th – june 1st 2024

50 Stands with numerous French and foreign traders and experts in philately from all over the world.

The 2024 recipient of the Alfred F. Lichtenstein Memorial Award

The Collectors Club has named one of America’s leading philatelists as the newest honoree with its

Hans Schwarz, Switzerland, elected new President of IFDSA

At their AGM on 25 May 2023 in Essen, Germany, the members of IFSDA unanimously elected Hans

Shift in themes of Europa issues

Theme for Europe stamps in 2023 will be: Peace. The previously planned themes will be postponed
History of Stamp Collecting – The First Collectors

History of Stamp Collecting – The First Collectors

Postage stamps were an ideal thing to collect. Being so light in weight they were easy to carry

Stolen or missing items

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Second Green Star for PostNL’s Parcel Division

Second Green Star for PostNL’s Parcel Division

PostNL’s parcels division has been awarded its second Lean & Green star, in recognition of its