In 1994, Rick Warren and Tim Francis co-founded Apex Philatelics Ltd and in 2008 it was sold to Noble Investments (UK) Plc. Apex Philatelics is now the stamp division of A.H. Baldwin and Sons Limited, a Noble Investments (UK) Plc company.
Every year Apex hold about eight auctions, both postal and public. Apex Philatelics handle a wide variety of pieces within all price ranges. Apex Philatelics pride itself on its personable staff which together have over 165 years of combines experience. By focusing on flexibility towards the bidder Apex Philatelics has become one of the leading and most trusted auction houses for stamps.