Kadine Stamps, since itsbeginnings in 1990, has takenpleasure in supplying quality stamps and postal history to many satisfiedcollectors and dealers all around the world.
Kadine Stamps takes pridein its service and continually seeks to provide its clients with the best. Hereare comments from some of our many customers.
Kadine Stamps is a familybusiness managed by John Kilpatrick and his wife Patty. Based in New Plymouth,Taranaki, which is on the West Coast on the North Island of New Zealand, halfway between Auckland and Wellington.
John, himself a long-timecollector of high standards, manages the shop and general sales, while Pattylooks after the mail order side of the business. John and Patty's commitment totheir customers can be summed up:-
"At Kadine Stamps webelieve our clients deserve quality, well-priced material backed up by friendlydedicated service".
Kadine Stamps has fourfull-time staff members:
John - I enjoy the challenge of runningour own business, and have collected stamps most of my life. I have been aserious collector of Fiji stamps and postal history, and exhibited in severalInternational Exhibitions. After graduating as an accountant I worked in thecorporate area for several years before deciding to become a full time StampDealer. When not working in stamps, I enjoy squash and swimming.
Patty - I look after the mail order andEbay dispatch part of the business and enjoy the customer contact, oftenbuilding up friendships over the years. I graduated with a BSC in Zoology fromOtago University (Dunedin) and like running our small farmlet, and spoiling ourpets - cat, goat, alpaca and calves. I also enjoy gardening, playing tennis,hiking, and working out at the gym. I like learning about other cultures andvisited Nepal several years ago, which was a great experience.
Sheryll - I have been working at KadineStamps since 2000. I am responsible for keeping our Website updated, dealingwith �ebay� activities, maintaining computers, and general officeadministration. I come from a family of 6 children (4 brothers and 1 sister),and have many nephews and nieces. I am a cat fanatic and like collecting mostcat things i.e. cat ornaments. My other interests include roller-skating andhandcrafts. I am a stamp collector myself, starting when I was young, and nowcollect New Zealand, Cats and Skating stamps for enjoyment.
John A - I�ve been with Kadine Stamps sinceFebruary 2009. My previous occupations have been as a Land Valuer, and then 21years as a Dairy Farmer. My job here entails sorting and describing items forweekly sales and ebay. I also do stock maintenance and help fill mail orders. Ihave collected/accumulated stamps from an early age, and still maintaincollections of New Zealand, Russia and the Baltic States. My other interestsinclude pottery and keeping in touch with an expanding number of grandchildren.
Barry - My wife and I came to New Zealandfrom England in 1974. I had a job to teach at New Plymouth Girls High School inthe Science Department. After taking early retirement from High Schoolteaching, I have worked part-time at Kadine Stamps for the last eight years. Myjob here entails sorting and describing items for weekly sales and ebay. I havebeen a stamp collector on and off since childhood. My other interests includecoin collecting and wood turning, particularly making traditional lace bobbins.
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We look forward to hearingany queriesor comments from you.