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PHILAS

    The Philatelic Association of New South Wales Inc.

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Philas House

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PHILAS  Auction  138  successful!

Prices  Realised  now  available.

   Philas Auction 138 was held on Saturday 13 November 2021 and was very successful.  To view the Prices Realised list and to buy unsold lots, use the 'Auction' button above.

2021 Club meetings and events

Sydney's Covid-19 lockdown is easing.  Club web pages are being updated as information received but check with club office bearers if page appears to have not been updated.

The Winter's Day with Stamps has been postponed indefinitely but will be held when possible.

Fisher's Ghost Annual Stamp Fair scheduled for November at Campbelltown has been cancelled. See you at the next Fair in 2022.

Newcastle Stamp & Coin Expo

         This has been re-scheduled to 27 - 29 May 2022.  Entries accepted up to 28 February 2022.  See website  newcastlephilatelicsociety.org.au 

News  headlines:

  • At its 24 April club representatives' Council meeting it was resolved:  That the Philas fee for affiliated clubs be increased to $1.00 per club member per annum from July 2021.

  • The July 2021 PHILAS News newsletter has now been published. Use the button at top of page to read it in full colour.   Publishing details for the next newsletter will be advised when it is again possible to open Philas House.

  • Philas Open Days should go ahead in 2022. Use the Open Days button above for details.

  • The next 'local' stamp exhibition is Royalpex in Palmerston North, New Zealand, on 25 - 27 February 2022.  See the website https://nzpf.org.nz/exhibitions/royalpex-2021 .  The Australian Commissioner is Tony Griffin.   His email address is lakatoistamps@gmail.com .

  • For details on Canberra Stamp Show 2022 to be held on 18 - 20 March 2022, follow this link.

  • PHILAS House has a new security system - see details below.

  • The latest report on Stamp Exhibitions, including results, cancellations and rescheduling can be read from the link on the PDC page (use the PDC menu button at top of screen).

  • Philas is always looking for volunteers.  Print off a recruiting pamphlet here and distribute it to your fellow collectors.

  • A new book, Tasmanian Postal Stationery by Malcolm Groom and Allen Shetten is available at a pre-publication price of $120.00 until 19 September 2021 (p & p $20.00 within Australia).  After that date, the price is $150.00.  Ordering details at www.tps.org.au .

NEW  SECURITY  SYSTEM:

  PHILAS House now has a state-of-the-art security system with multiple cameras on every floor and covering the entrance areas.  The views from the cameras can be monitored in real time and can be viewed as recordings for at least a month afterwards.  It is also possible to get close-ups of anything recorded by the cameras.

  This increased security will be a great help during the auctions and on auction viewing days.

See the Association's Objectives and learn more about the Association's history here.

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Website last updated 26 November 2021.