Corinphila Veilingen
Heemraadschapslaan 100
1181 VC Amstelveen
Nederland / The Netherlands

tel. 00-31(0)20-6249740
fax 00-31(0)20-6249749



Corinphila Veilingen is one of The Netherlands' leading auctioneers specialising in first-class stamp auctions.

We organize two auctions a year; in spring and in autumn. At average an auction contains 3500 lots of stamps, postal history, picture postcards and coins. For each auction we prepare one or more full color auction catalogues that are sent to several thousand collectors and dealers worldwide and are also available online on our website. Our site also offers live auction bidding. As a part of the Global Philatelic Network group we have internationally renowned sister companies in Germany, Switzerland, Hong Kong and the United States.

We are established in Amstelveen, near to Amsterdam and Schiphol Airport, and are easy accessible by car and public transport.

Payment options:

  • bill
  • Bank transfer
  • VISA-Card +4 %
  • Master/Euro-Card +4 %
  • paypal +4 %

Corinphila Veilingen


A buyer’s premium of 22% and €2 per lot ( inclusive of VAT ) is applicable to all lots. During and after the auction buyers can collect their purchases after the purchase price has been paid in full. Payment has to be made within 10 days after the sale. Buyers will be charged a late charge of 1% per month or part of a month on the total purchase price if payment in full is not received by the auctioneer in accordance with these conditions of sale. Furthermore the buyer shall be liable for the payment of the legal and other costs and expences made for the recovery of the purchase price.

The increments for bidding will be: up to €50 with €2 or €3, from €50 to €150 with €5, from €150 up to €400 with €10, from €400 up to €1000 with €20 and above €1000 with €50 or at the auctioneers discretion.

The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the buyer. In the event of any dispute the auctioneer has the right at his discretion to determine the succesfull bidder or to re-offer and resell the lot in dispute.

The auctioneer has discretion to divide any lot, to combine any two or more lots from the sale, and to re-offer lots for sale in case of error or dispute.

The auctioneer has absolute discretion to refuse admission to the auction. Before the sale bidders must complete a registration form. The auctioneer has discretion to refuse bids.

The title for a lot will not pass to the buyer until the auctioneer has received the purchase price. Each lot shall be held at the buyer’s risk from the fall of the hammmer.

All lots are sold as they are at the moment of the fall of the hammer. The authenticity of stamps in lots containing less than 10 stamps is guaranteed. Description of quality is given to the best of the auctioneer’s ability. For claims with regard to authenticity the lots should be returned within 10 days after the date of sale. Only lots which are described as “unused no hinge” or “very fine” and containing less than 10 stamps or a complete set are subject to this guarantee. Lots must be returned in the same condition as they were at the moment of the sale.

If the buyer wants to submit a lot to an expert for an opinion, the auctioneer must be notified within 5 days after the sale stating the stamps involved.

When the catalogue states “mostly” this is applicable to the catalogue value.

Buyers accepting commissions from third parties do so at their own risk and will remain responsible to the auctioneer for the full settlement according to these conditions.

If any buyer fails to comply with any of these conditions, the lot or lots in respect of which the failure is made may at the discretion of the auctioneer be put again in auction and resold without any previous notice to the buyer. The defaulting buyer remains liable for the damages, while no right exists if the resale result exceeds the result of the first sale.

Only the dutch text of the conditions of sale has legal force.


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