The American Stamp Dealers Association is a professional organization that promotes stamp collecting in a safe, reliable and honest way by overseeing the standards and business ethics of dealers of philatelic matter. Membership in the association is a privilege and only granted to dealers deemed worthy.
The American Stamp Dealers Association was founded in 1914. Members are adopted into the association after accepting their Code of Conduct and subscribing to an obligatory pledge to be a fair and honest dealer who runs their business with integrity.
The association keeps their members informed of the regulations and happenings, and protects dealers by opposing laws that could affect them or their business in a negative way. Consumers can feel confident when doing business with a member of this organization.