ASG Grading Stamps On-Site in Hong Kong in April

Posted on 1/9/2024

ASG will conduct its third on-site grading event in Hong Kong, China, from April 15-20, 2024. Submissions can be made to ASG's Hong Kong office, at the Hong Kong International Coin Convention or at the Hong Kong Coin Show in April.

Authenticated Stamp Guaranty® (ASG®) will conduct on-site grading of stamps at the office of Certified Collectibles Group – International Hong Kong Limited (CCG Hong Kong) from April 15-20, 2024. This is ASG’s third on-site grading event in Hong Kong, during which ASG’s full expert and impartial authentication, grading and encapsulation services will be offered on location with an extremely fast turnaround time.

Submissions for on-site grading must be made by 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, for pick up or return shipment starting Friday, April 19, 2024. On-site grading submissions may be made at the following locations:

Please write "ASG HK OS" on the shipping label or the outside of the shipping box for all on-site grading submissions to ensure that the submission is graded during the on-site event.

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About ASG

ASG was established in 2017 to provide an accurate, consistent and impartial assessment of a stamp’s authenticity and grade. Every stamp that ASG certifies is backed by the comprehensive ASG Guarantee, which helps to protect consumers. ASG employs a team of expert stamp graders who are prohibited from buying and selling stamps commercially to ensure impartiality. The combined experience and expertise of the ASG grading team results in superior accuracy and consistency.

About the Hong Kong International Coin Convention

The Hong Kong International Coin Convention & Antique Watch Fair (HICC) is a twice-a-year event that promotes Asia's coin and banknote marketplace to a broad audience. The oldest show of its kind in Hong Kong, it attracts numismatic collectors from all over the world. The next HICC is scheduled for April 9-11, 2024, at the Holiday Inn Golden Mile.

About the Hong Kong Coin Show

The Hong Kong Coin Show is a prestigious numismatic event held twice a year. Occurring in March/April and September/October, this highly anticipated gathering is organized by four prominent partners: Stack's Bowers, Spink, Coin-In-Coin, and The primary objective of the Hong Kong Coin Show is to establish Hong Kong as a world-class hub for numismatic auctions and coin shows. To accomplish this mission, the HKCS offers a range of engaging activities, including educational seminars, exhibitions and complimentary appraisals conducted by experts. The April 12-14, 2024 event is being held at the Mira Hong Kong.

Preparing your Submission

The ASG On-site Grading Event will be held at the office of CCG Hong Kong, ASG’s affiliate in Hong Kong, China.

The following stamps will be accepted at this event:

  • all vintage and modern stamps from Mainland China
  • all stamps from Hong Kong and Macau issued from 1970 to present
  • all stamps from the rest of Asia issued from 2000 to present

ASG will accept direct submissions of stamps that fit into the regular ASG holder, the ASG Oversize Holder or the ASG Slim Holder. Submissions for the ASG Midsize Holder or the ASG Sheet Holder must be made through one of the ASG Authorized Dealers listed below. Postcards and covers will NOT be accepted. For more information about ASG holder sizes, click here.

Submit for the ASG Midsize Holder and ASG Sheet Holder only through one of the following ASG Authorized Dealers:

Yang’s Philatelic Trading Co.
Phone: +852 2317-7428

John Bull Auctions
(Accepting ASG submissions for auction purposes only.)
Phone: +852 2890-5767

He Zi She
Phone: +86 17301199826

Silverhouse Co.
Phone: +886 956191919

Submissions will be accepted from paid Collector members and Authorized Dealers with ASG, NGC or PMG. Submissions must be made using the ASG Hong Kong Submission Form. To download and fill out the form, click here.

Not a member? For just $25 (USD) per year, you can gain direct submission privileges to ASG, NGC and PMG. To join, visit

Fees for on-site grading

For faster processing, collectors and dealers must pay by credit or debit card (Visa or Mastercard) at the time of submission. If payment is not made at the time of submission, stamps can be returned at the time of completion IF the submitter provides proof that they have paid. To pay by wire transfer, please click here for account information. Note: ASG is unable to accept cash payments.

Grading tiers, services and fees:

A complete list of ASG’s services and fees for the Hong Kong on-site grading event is below. All fees and maximum values are in USD. The ASG Grading Tiers and ReHolder fees listed below include an additional $3 fee per stamp for on-site grading. To view ASG’s services and fees as a PDF, click here.

Unlimited Value WalkThrough Unlimited $303 + 2% FMV
WalkThrough $25,000 $303
Express $10,000 $128
Standard $3,000 $58
Value $1,000 $40
Economy $300 $25
Modern Bulk (Mixed Types) 50-stamp minimum $300 $21
Modern Bulk (Same Types) 50-stamp minimum $300 $20
Early Releases / First Releases N/A Tier fee + $8
Special Label N/A Tier fee + $8
Variety N/A Tier fee + $10
Error N/A Tier fee + $10
ASG Oversize Holder N/A Tier fee + $20
ASG Oversize Slim Holder

The ASG Oversize Slim Holder is not eligible for stamps issued before 1992 or stamps valued over $150. Stamps' dimensions should stay between 195mm (W) x 120mm (H) and 205mm (W) x 220mm (H).
$150 Tier fee + $20
ASG Custom Slim Holder

The ASG Custom Slim Holder is not eligible for stamps issued before 1992 or stamps valued over $150. Stamps' dimensions should stay between 205mm (W) x 220mm (H) and 580mm (W) x 750mm (H).
$150 Tier fee + $40
Pedigree N/A Tier fee + $5
ReGrade N/A According to tier
ReHolder $10,000 $18
High Value ReHolder Unlimited $33
Oversize ReHolder $10,000 $23
High Value Oversize ReHolder Unlimited $53
Appearance Review N/A $0
Return Packaging N/A $5 per form
Handling Fee N/A $15 per form

For more information and to submit, contact CCG Hong Kong:

Suites 1208-10, 12/F, Tower 1,
The Gateway, Harbour City
25 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui,
Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Phone: +852 2115-3639
By Appointment Only

Numismatic Guaranty Company® (NGC®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®), ASG's affiliates for grading coins and banknotes, will also be conducting on-site grading events in conjunction with the HICC and HKCS in April 2024. To learn more, click here for NGC and here for PMG.

Interested in becoming a stamp expert with ASG?

ASG is actively seeking stamp experts to join its team in Hong Kong and contribute their knowledge to identify, authenticate and grade postage stamps. If you are interested in applying for a job with ASG in Hong Kong, please visit our careers page to apply!

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