I know this is an old thread, but I had to chime in. Maybe this will help
I have received several shipments of media, tools, and seed from the Orchid Seedbank Project. Everything has come quickly, and everything was cheap. Mr. Hicks is legitimate, just very busy I'm sure. (the site is also a little glitchy, but I used the paypal method though the site with no problems.)
Just keep OSP in mind when you collect any good or rare seed.