Profile and Record

Company Name



Paul Barata

Number of officers



Publishers of several Stamp Albums: Esmoriz Junior (Simplified World Album); complete single country albums (all European and Latin American countries, U.S.A., Canada and Australia now available, other countries also available on demand). Publishers of the supplement to Scott's International that makes it more complete (separate pages for each country, broader classical section, complete B.O.B.). Publishers of several Postage Stamp Catalogues: Postage Stamps of Portugal (in full colour); Military Aerogrammes of the Portuguese Colonial War (1961/1974); Anti-TB Labels of Portugal; Registration Labels of Portugal. Publishers of several Revenue Stamp Catalogues: Revenues of Portugal & Colonies; Revenues of Spain & Colonies; Revenues of Brazil & States. Publishers of Several Magazines: Magazine FilatÚlico; The International Revenuer. Most of these publications have won National and International Merit Awards, up to the Vermeil Medal. Mail auctioneers since 1991.

Services given

On-line auctions; private treaty sales; appraisal service for collections and estates. We also intermediate on-line sales for private consignors, or outright buy the estate, if that┤s your preference.


Portugal & Colonies; Spain & Colonies; Italy & Colonies; France & Colonies; Great Britain & British Commonwealth; Germany, Belgium, Greece, Scandinavia; Argentina, Brazil, Latin America; U.S.A., Canada; Far East; Dead Countries. Worldwide Revenues and Postal History.

Return privileges

Any lots not properly described or illustrated may be returned within 10 days of receipt. Lots may not be returned because of faults clearly visible in the illustration, or when described as mixed lots or mixed quality. Full imediate refund on properly returned lots.

Auctioneer's commissions


Mailing charges and procedures

Fixed rate: $5.00 for registered airmail. Heavy lots may be charged more, but that will be clearly posted with their description.

Payment methods

All values are expressed in US Dollars. Payment by banker's cheque (immediate mailing) or personal cheque plus $5 for clearence charges (mailing after full clearence). Personal cheques have to be in US Dollars, drawn on a U.S.A. bank, or Euros, at the current rate of exchange, drawn on a Portuguese bank (no clearence charges for these). 


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P.O.Box 455
4431 GAIA