Mystic Stamp Company History

Don Sundman to Receive Smithsonian Philatelic Achievement Award

We’re all quite excited here at Mystic!  It was a thrill to hear our own Don Sundman will be honored with the Smithsonian Philatelic Achievement Award this fall during a ceremony at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum.  We couldn’t be any prouder! Why all the buzz?  Well, this is a big deal in the world … Read more

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About Mystic Stamp Company

At Mystic we bring the fun of stamp collecting to millions of people. That’s our mission – it’s at the heart of everything we do.

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That Time I Met Queen Elizabeth II

Who Knew a Stamp Dealer from a Small Town in Central New York would Meet Queen Elizabeth II?! In November of 2019, I was invited to meet Queen Elizabeth II. In a private ceremony, she dedicated the new headquarters of the Royal Philatelic Society London. It sounds crazy that I, a stamp dealer from a … Read more

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Mystic Founder Mentored by Stamp Giant H.E. Harris

Those who have been collecting stamps for a number of years will remember the name H.E. Harris.

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The Z Grill – U.S. #85A

Did you know the 1868 1¢ Z Grill (Scott 85A) is America’s rarest stamp?  One of the legends of philately, this Z Grill was purchased by Mystic in October 1998 for $935,000 – setting a record price for a U.S. stamp.

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Mystic Stamp Company’s Story

Over the years we’ve owned some of the greatest rarities in philately, collaborated with the Smithsonian National Postal Museum and American Philatelic Society, and much more.

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