Welcome to CASCO Philatelic Services


CASCO was established in 2007 as a joint venture between the Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and Administrations Ltd and Harry Allen, part of 288 Group Ltd.


Over 200 years combined experience 


Now a trading division of 288 Group, CASCO continues to uphold its heritage that dates back to the first Crown Agents issue in 1847 - just 7 years after the very first postage stamp was issued in 1840.


In particular CASCO benefits from the ongoing experience of Harry Allen, one of the world's leading philatelic new issue distributors. Trading since 1945, it acts on behalf of postal administrations the world over ensuring that dealers and individual collectors receive their new issue stamps on time. Harry Allen is the exclusive distribution channel for CASCO issues. CASCO's experience provides an unrivalled service for postal administrations, combining sales and marketing expertise with the excellent production values that have set Crown Agents stamps apart since 1847.