- Conditions of Sale -

- Orders: All phone orders must be confirmed by Fax, letter or Email caphila@free.fr.

You can print an order form with the following link:

Order form  

Be carefull with post delays, Fax is more secure.

- We reserve the right to refuse any buyer without reference or any person who has failed to pay invoice in a preceding


- Please check orders & number before sending..

- Photocopies: Available at 0.50 € each for lots with less than 10 stamps each.

- Payment: Payment must be made at reception of invoice.

- We can make special arrangements or delay for expensives lots (You must contact us before the sale).

- All lots stay property of owners untill we receive full payment.

- We accept Visa & Master Card or Skrill, with 2% commission.

- No payment PayPal & no foreign checks.

- We accept cash, credit card, international postalmoney order (to J.P Kalkstein) or bank wire transfert in .

- Checks or wire transfert in are charged 15 € for banking expenses, (in other currencies + 15 € extra)

- Bank transfert: BNP-PARISBAS - 16 Bld des Italiens - 75009 Paris

Banque: 3004 - Agence: 00828 - N° de compte: 000 10 961 250 - Clé RIB: 76

IBAN: FR76 3000 4008 2800 0109 6125 076


- Sending: Lots must be picked up in our shop. They can be sent, at buyer's risk. (6 € for postage).

Voluminous lots & collections are send at real postal cost.

We send lots after reception of full payment only.

- Warranty: All lots are genuine. Any lots different from description can be return by registered mail or insurance mail (if possible for invoice up to € 600) refund in a delay of 15 days after reception.

- Very important - Return Conditions -

- Lots must be returned in original condition. No refund for lots returning in altered condition as:

Washing, cleaning, chemical treatment, apposition of marks of any nature (ink, pencil, expert signature), all advices of third party expertize must be written on a separate letter.

- No return for lots in photos for reason of color, off center, teeth, (you can see them before sale).

- No return for collections or lots with more than 10 pieces for any reason. Those lots are strictly sold "as is"

- Indications for collections as "catalog price/number, quantity or quality" are just help for the buyer without obligation.

Before sale you can ask for extension. All expenses of extension as expertise, postage go/back stay at bidder's


- All catalog's prices are given as indication only.

- Conflicts: Tribunal of Paris is the only offcial authority, English translation of our "Sale conditions" is just an help for foreign

customers. The french text only give official rules for the sale.

Viewing in our office - 25, Rue Drouot - 75009 Paris

Monday - Friday 10.00/18.30

Saturday (Please call) 11.00 - 17.00

- Key words -


AUT : Autograph

BAT : Approved drawing

BDF : Margin

BF : M/Sheet

CAD : Date stamp

CAC : Cancel

CAR: Booklets

CD : Corner date

CDF : Corner sheet

CM : Card maximum

CP : Postcard

DAG : Daguin.

DEV : Front cover

EMA : Meter

ENT: Postal stationnery

ENV: Lettre. Cover

EPA : Artist's die proof

EPP : Presentation die proof

EPL : Deluxe proff

EPT : Color die proof

ESS : Plate proof


BOL : Bolaffi

CEI : Italie spécialisé

DAL : Dallay

HGG : Higgins & Gage

LOL : Lollini espace

MAU : Maury

MAX : Maximaphiles francais

MIC : Michel

SAN : Sanabria

SAS : Sassone

SC : Scott

SG : Stanley Gibbons

YV : Yvert & Tellier

FDC : 1° day cover

JET : Encased stamps

LOT : Collection

MAQ : Original drawing

MP : Prephilately

N : Mint

ND : Imperforated

PT : Advertising stamp

VAR : Error

VIG : Cinderella

XX : Never hinged

X : Hinged

(X) : No gum

(O) : Cancelled

* : Subject illustrated

Main catalog are Yvert 2010/2013 or Michel for

Easert countries Others catalog prices are given in local currency & converted in €. (Prices) are for help only and are reporting for the basic stamp excluding any premium for th offered variety.