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Society Auctions


HPS members may participate in our Society auctions, which feature a variety of material submitted for sale by auction from fellow enthusiasts. We invite you to check out our current auction.

NOTE: In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, our auction program has been put on hold. Members will be informed when the auctions resume.

Our Auction Archives:

Link to past Society Auctions



A Quick Guide to our Auction Rules:


Please note that only HPS members can bid in our auctions which are held four times a year.

Please create your own bid sheet and mail it to our Society Auctioneer. You may also send an e-mail with your.

Standard philatelic auction abbreviations apply. A commission of 8% is charged to buyers and sellers. Buyers pay for mailing cost and insurance, if requested.

Sending Payment on Being a High Bidder:

Following the conclusion of the auction, upon receipt of invoice, payments for successful bids should be sent to the Society Auctioneer. If using PayPal for payment of successful bids, the bidder must add 5% to the total of the invoice. This is the fee PayPal charges the HPS for the use of the PayPal payment system.

Payment submitted via PayPal for auctions (only) should be made to the Society Auctioneer and not to

A detailed look at our Auction Rules:

For a look at our formal Auction rules, rate structure, and payment options, click the following link:

Our Society Auction rules