Frequently Asked Questions

Identify Any Stamp in Your Collection for Only $3

Question-StampHave a stamp or cover in your collection you’ve always wondered about?  Let the experts at Mystic take a look!

Our new Stamp ID service offers fast identification of your stamps and covers for only $3 per item.  It’s easy – just fill out a simple online form and submit a digital photograph or scan of your stamp.  We’ll contact you in about two business days with our findings.

Identify those mystery stamps in your collection – click here to use Mystic’s Stamp ID service!

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Did You Know Mystic Offers Flat-Rate Shipping and Guaranteed Delivery?

Getting your stamps and supplies is easy and affordable with Mystic’s convenient flat-rate shipping. No matter how many stamps, coins, covers, mounts, and supplements you buy, and whatever their value, you pay just $2.90 for shipping and guaranteed delivery. Plus, Mystic ships most items by First Class or Priority Mail within two days of receiving your order. So you can expect your order one to four days after it ships. It’s fast, convenient, and affordable!

Mystic also offers low flat-rate shipping on larger items. All books, binders, and Scott Catalogues ship for just $8.50, while albums and other items ship for $11.75. Note that these heavier items may take an additional two days to arrive.

And as always, every order you place with Mystic is backed by our 90-day money-back guarantee. If you’re not completely satisfied with any stamp or collecting supply, return it to us within 90 days for a credit voucher or refund, whichever you prefer.

Ordering from Outside the U.S.?  No Problem!

You can enjoy the benefits of being part of the Mystic family from anywhere in the world.  You’ll pay just $9.50 for shipping and guaranteed delivery on your order of stamps, coins, covers, mounts, and supplements, regardless of how many you buy or their value.

Shipping rates for albums, supplements, binders, and books vary, based on actual air shipping charges.  Please note, we can only accept credit card payments for international orders.  Happy collecting!

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How to Exchange Your Profit Shares for Free Collecting Supplies with Mystic’s Profit Share Plan

MR217-profit-shares-copyYou can get stamps, albums and supplies FREE with Mystic’s popular Profit Share Plan! Here’s how it works:

As a valued member of Mystic’s family of collectors, you earn 10 Profit Shares for each dollar you spend. The shares you’ve earned come with every order you receive. Save up your shares and trade them in for any of the great items from our profit share listings.

When you include enough Profit Shares with your order, your merchandise is absolutely FREE! (Pay only for shipping and guaranteed delivery of your order.) Don’t worry about having the exact amount of shares – we’ll return any extra to you.  Everything you order with your Profit Shares is backed by Mystic’s guarantee – you must be totally satisfied or your shares will be completely refunded.

Profit Shares are the perfect way to add free stamps and supplies to your collection!  Begin to enjoy this special benefit today – choose from the Profit Share listings below.  Prefer to receive your listings by mail?  Give our friendly Customer Service Representatives a call at 1-866-660-7147 between 8am and 6pm EST, Monday to Friday.

U.S. Stamps – Mint or Postally Used   |   U.S. Stamps – Small Imperfections

Worldwide Stamps   |   Collecting Supplies   |   Albums & Binders

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Take a Virtual Tour of Mystic’s New Website

Discover Mystic’s new and improved site – it’s packed with powerful new features – in this video.

• Over 120,000 stamps and supplies listed – most are only available through the website
• Improved search that’s much more intuitive than our earlier version
• Easy access to supplies
• Improved information and help
• Faster and easier to use
• Now you can search by topics
• Optimized for your mobile devices
• Includes this new Discovery Center – an information-packed blog you’ll turn to again and again

We’re excited – the new Mystic website gives us the ability to offer you more and serve you better.

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Philatelic Glossary

ADHESIVE: A postage stamp intended for affixing on letters and other mail.AEROPHILATELY: The collecting, preservation, and study of airmail stamps. Cat. Designation: “C”

AIRMAILS: Stamps issued specifically for use on airmail letters.

AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY: Printed U.S. stamps from 1879 until 1894 as well as the Overrun Countries and other issues. Continue reading

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Mystic’s Shipping Information

Mystic sends most orders by the U.S. Postal Service, although we do use FedEx and UPS on occasion.  Shipments generally arrive in 7-10 days.  If faster service is required or you would prefer to use a different carrier, please contact Customer Service at 1-866-660-7147 and we’ll be happy to accommodate your request.

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