GIACOMO F.BOTTACCHI 

Expertising Italian area
Stamps & postal history (except R.S.I.)

20129 Milano Via F.lli Bronzetti, 21

Phone: (+39)02/7385526 –Mobile (+39)347/9220225

E-mail gbstamps@iol.it
A.I.E.P. Official Expert (Italian States & Kingdom of Italy)
A.P.F.I.P. Associazione Periti Filatelici Italiani Professionisti
Member: Unione Filatelica Lombarda 1982
Club di Montecarlo

Italy & Colonies Study Circle - London

Expertising XIXth century stamps & postal history of Italy & area - especially Italian States and Kingdom of Italy

   LIST OF CHARGES
(v.a.t. not included)

A) SIGNATURES: (minimum € 100 each consignment up to 10 stamps)

 
Opinion (signature only; over 10 stamps) € 5
Specialized classification (on request)     € 7
Plating (when possible only) + € 10

B) FULL PHOTOGRAPHIC CERTIFICATES: (minimum € 30 for stamps - € 75 p. history)

Stamps: detailed written opinion including technical description and specialized classification, depending on quality 0,5 - 1%
Postal History: ditto, with rate or special usage description 1,5%
A.I.E.P. Certificates: + 30%
Negative written opinions                                                                                               
(issued in order to confirm forgery or misclassification status, only on high value items).

100 up to 200 € 

Note: All Certificates are issued when appropiate; all percentage charges are calculated on a Sassone

catalogue basis or on a professional estimation when not catalogued by Sassone.

C) COMMERCIAL EVALUATIONS: (min € 100)

Stamps & postal history (on declared commercial value)                                                                                                3%
D) INTERNET CONSULTING:   (min. € 50)                    prepayment only
Usual discount for dealers and professionals. 

Special rates on  expertising of large collections/accumulations.

All charges are for expertising at our premises; charges on all expertising which have to be settled away from our Offices have to be fixed on an individual basis in advance, and in any case, the full reimbursement of all expenses shall be added  to the final invoice.    

All listed charges do not include V.A.T. and local taxes.

All the above rates are exclusive of registered return postage.

Insurance both ways have to be provided by the sender if not specifically requested; in this case it will be covered - for a previously mentioned value when sending - by a private Insurance Company  and charged at their current rate.

Milano, May 2019

 

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