Welcome to Hugo Deshaye (Philatelist) Inc.

For those of you who do not know us, we are dealers in Canadian postal history specializing in covers, old correspondences, postal history, postcards, stationery, stamps, documents, vintage photography and personal archives.

Hugo is a member and director of the Canadian Stamp Dealers’ Association, a member and director of the Royal Philatelic Society of Canada and Vice-President of the Postal History Society of Quebec. Hugo also holds memberships of the American Philatelic Society, the Postal History Society of Canada, the British North America Philatelic Society, the Canadian Philatelic Society of Great Britain, the Philatelic Specialists Society of Canada, the Toronto Postcard Club, the Prov of Quebec Postcard Club and the U.S. Philatelic Classics Society.

We attend most major stamp shows held in Canada, produce regular price lists and special offers and our business is conducted over the year primarily through mail order and private consultation. Our price lists and special offers lists are e-mailed to our clients around the world, and posted here, at our web site.


Our long and wide-ranging experience of the postal history market over a period of nearly twenty five years puts us in a strong position to help you with your collection, whether in building it up or in achieveing the best price for you. Many collectors have used our expertise and contacts to build up Gold Medal collections and we have also sold many exceptional collections through our efficient Private Treaty service.

On a personal note Hugo has been a collector for over 30 years and a dealer for 25. He is a Canadian Armed Forces veteran and is married and the father of two children. Hugo personally collects Insured Mail, a postal service available from March 28, 1904 to April 7, 1909 only.

If you have a question, or would like to receive an email from us when when acquire items that are in your collecting area, just email us at hdphil@videotron.ca. We hope you enjoy your visit,

Hugo Deshaye (Philatelist) Inc.
P.O. Box 88250
Quebec City, QC G3J 1Y9

(418) 655-4132

Insured mail.