What Do We Buy?

Since 2001, Nelson Stamp & Coin has purchased collectible stamps, coins, paper money, correspondence and other valuable items from customers in New York and throughout the country. We offer strong prices, immediate payment and prompt, responsive customer service, whether it’s via e-mail, text, telephone, or in person. If you’re looking for a broker or a buyer for your collection, contact us today!

We are a family-owned and operated company that takes time to listen to you. No collection is too big or too small to discuss with us.

Stamps & Postal History

  • United States & Worldwide Stamps
  • Mint & Used Singles, Sets, Souvenir Sheets
  • United States & Worldwide Covers
  • Old Letters and Correspondence
  • Postcards & Postal Stationery
  • Documents & Deeds

Pins, Pinbacks & Buttons

  • United States & Worldwide from any period
  • Thematic such as: World’s Fairs & Expositions
  • Political: any party, any level from local to President
  • Sports-related: any sport, any team, anywhere
  • Schools, Colleges, Universities
  • Clubs, Societies, Fraternities
  • Advertising Premiums, Badges, Decoders


  • Fountain Pens & Collectible Pens
  • Gold or Silver Thimbles & Sewing-related items
  • Gold, Silver, or Ceramic Decorative Boxes
  • Silver items such as: Flatware (fork, spoon, knife), Serving pieces
  • Trays, Bowls, Tea & Coffee Service Sets, Candlesticks
  • Fine Art from any period such as: Paintings, Watercolors, Lithographs, Engravings, Prints
  • Advertising Posters, Concert or Event Posters
  • Transportation, Automobile or Motorcycle Collectibles

Coins & Currency

  • United States & Worldwide Coins
  • Ancient to Modern
  • Gold, Silver or Base Metal
  • United States Paper Money
  • Continental Currency
  • Large Size & Small Size Notes
  • Silver Certificates, Gold Certificates, Fractionals
  • Obsolete Currency, Confederate Notes, Scrip
  • Stock Certificates
  • Worldwide Paper Money
  • Transportation, Gaming, Hard Times or Civil War Tokens
  • Historic & Commemorative Medals


  • Rings, Bracelets, Earrings, Necklaces, Chains
  • Pins & Brooches, Charms, Cufflinks & Gent’s Jewelry
  • Wristwatches, Pocket Watches, Travel Clocks
  • American, European, Worldwide
  • Gold, Platinum, Silver & Fine Costume
  • Ancient, Renaissance, Revival, Art Nouveau, Edwardian, Art Deco, Retro, Modern, Contemporary
  • Diamonds, Rubies, Sapphires, Emeralds & other Colored Stones
  • Natural or Cultured Pearls
  • Scrap Metal & Broken Jewelry

… and many other items too numerous to mention. If you have something interesting, just ask us!