Texas Stamp Dealers Association: Pledge to Our Customers

You can trust a TSDA Stamp Dealer


The Texas Stamp Dealers Association (TSDA) requires all members to abide by the following Pledge:


As a member of TSDA, I recognize my obligation to the public and hereby pledge:


  • To buy and sell at prices commensurate with a reasonable return on my investment and at prevailing market conditions.
  • To give advice to my clientele in philatelic matters to the best of my ability.
  • To refrain from dealing in stolen, counterfeit, or forged philatelic material, and report to authorities any information regarding stolen, counterfeit, or forged philatelic material.
  • Will provide buyers a complete statement about any material that is repaired, regummed, reperforated, reprinted or otherwise altered material.
  • To purchase philatelic material from the public at reasonable prices, with due allowance for my risk and prevailing market conditions.
  • To be truthful in my advertising.
  • To refrain from denigrating my competitors.
  • To make no false claim to a policy or practice of generally underselling competitors.