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Graded Certificate

 

The PSE Graded Certificate of Authenticity includes all of the information contained in our Standard Certificate of Authenticity, as well as a PSE Standardized Philatelic Grade. ™ (singles and coil pairs only)

Grading and Encapsulation

 

Your authenticated and graded stamp is sonically-sealed in a handsome, durable, tamper-evident display case. Information about the stamp appears on an archival paper insert that is secure within the display case.

Ungraded Certificate

 

You receive a PSE Certificate of Authenticity, which includes the correct Scott catalog number, year of issue, denomination, color, and description of the condition of the stamp. A full-color photographic representation of the stamp appears on the certificate.

PSE Grades the  World

 

PSE Grades USA including Revenues, Confederate States and Hawaii. Also UN, Canada, Australia, France, Great Britain and Commonwealth (Edward on), China (and PRC, with some exceptions: pre-1972 and ROC), India (not states), Israel, Thailand.

 

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SERVICE

TYPE

 

 

FEE PER

STAMP

 

 

WHAT CAN BE SUBMITTED

 

APPROX.

TURN

AROUND

TIME

 

 

 

 

RECON

 

 

$30

No charge if opinion is changed

 

 

Only Available to the original submitter and the certificate must be less than 45 days old. Original certificate and stamp must accompany

 

 

 

4

Weeks

 

 

 

 

MODERN

 

 

$10 Min or 5% SCV

 

Reject Fee

$6

 

 

 

USA: 1932 to date

Canada, China and other non US: 1942 to date

 

 

 

2 to 4

Weeks

 

 

 

 

CONVERSION

 

 

 

$15 Min or 1% SMQ value

 

Converting a previously graded (Encapsulated or graded certificate) PSE item to another graded product or ungraded certificate.  Original certificate and stamp must accompany

 

 

 

2

Weeks

 

 

 

 

ECONOMY

 

 

$20 Min or 5% SCV

 

Max Fee:

$600

 

 

USA: 1922-1931

Canada: 1935 - 1941 Currently no economy service for other countries

 

 

 

 

4 Weeks

 

 

 

 

CORRECTION

 

 

 

NO

CHARGE

 

 

 

Original certificate must accompany.

 

 

 

2

Weeks

 

 

 

 

REGULAR

 

 

$30 Min or 5% SCV

 

Max Fee:

$600

 

USA: Scott No. 1 to 1921 (postage) Back of Book - incl Revenues, Hawaii & Confederate States

Canada: pre-1935

other non-US: pre-1942

(will grade most Multiples as listed in Scott Catalog)

 

 

 

 

4 Weeks

 

 

 

 

PLATING

 

 

 

$30 Per

Item

 

 

 

In addition to standard authentication fee

 

 

 

4 to 6

Weeks

 

 

 

 

SPECIALIZED

 

 

$40 Min or 5% SCV

 

Max Fee:

$600

 

Covers, Private Perforations, Postal Stationary, Postmaster Provisionals, Proofs, Errors, Freaks & Oddities and Footnoted items

NOT ALL SPECIALIZED ITEMS CAN BE GRADED

 

 

 

4 to 6

Weeks

 

 

 

 

PRIORITY

 

 

 

$20 Min Per Item or 1% SMQ value

 

 

Any Regular or Economy item.

Standard fees plus $20 or 1% of SCV per item

Specialized items are excluded

 

 

 

2

Weeks

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SERVICE

TYPE

 

 

FEE PER

STAMP

 

 

WHAT CAN BE SUBMITTED

 

APPROX.

TURN

AROUND

TIME

 

 

 

 

MODERN

 

 

$10 Min or 5% SCV

 

Reject Fee

$6

 

 

 

USA: 1932 to date

Canada, China and other non US: 1942 to date

 

 

 

2 to 4

Weeks

 

 

 

 

ECONOMY

 

 

$20 Min or 5% SCV

 

Max Fee:

$600

 

 

USA: 1922-1931

Canada: 1935 - 1941 Currently no economy service for other countries

 

 

 

 

4 Weeks

 

 

 

 

REGULAR

 

 

$30 Min or 5% SCV

 

Max Fee:

$600

 

USA: Scott No. 1 to 1921 (postage) Back of Book - incl Revenues, Hawaii & Confederate States

Canada: pre-1935

other non-US: pre-1942

(will grade most Multiples as listed in Scott Catalog)

 

 

 

 

4 Weeks

 

 

 

 

SPECIALIZED

 

 

$40 Min or 5% SCV

 

Max Fee:

$600

 

Covers, Private Perforations, Postal Stationary, Postmaster Provisionals, Proofs, Errors, Freaks & Oddities and Footnoted items

NOT ALL SPECIALIZED ITEMS CAN BE GRADED

 

 

 

4 to 6

Weeks

 

 

 

 

 

RECON

 

 

$30

No charge if opinion is changed

 

 

Only Available to the original submitter and the certificate must be less than 45 days old. Original certificate and stamp must accompany

 

 

 

4

Weeks

 

 

 

 

CONVERSION

 

 

 

$15 Min or 1% SMQ value

 

Converting a previously graded (Encapsulated or graded certificate) PSE item to another graded product or ungraded certificate.  Original certificate and stamp must accompany

 

 

 

2

Weeks

 

 

 

 

CORRECTION

 

 

 

NO

CHARGE

 

 

 

Original certificate must accompany.

 

 

 

2

Weeks

 

 

 

 

PLATING

 

 

 

$30 Per

Item

 

 

 

In addition to standard authentication fee

 

 

 

4 to 6

Weeks

 

 

 

 

PRIORITY

 

 

 

$20 Min Per Item or 1% SMQ value

 

 

Any Regular or Economy item.

Standard fees plus $20 or 1% of SCV per item

Specialized items are excluded

 

 

 

2

Weeks