The Philatelic Association of New South Wales Inc.

PHILAS House re-opened from Saturday 27 June

All regular activities, including club meetings, have now resumed with COVID-Safe practices observed.

Auction 136

  Part 2, the small - lots auction, will close on Friday 13 November.  The Catalogue is available now on this web site. The paper copies are being printed and sent out now - previous bidders should receive one shortly.

  There will be no room bidding. Bids must be submitted by post, by email or by telephoning (02) 9264 8301 (Tuesdays & Saturdays) or (02) 9264 8406 (recorded answer phone).

  The first part of this Auction, the box lots only auction closed on Sunday 4th October. It was a great success with only 84 of the 674 lots failing to sell.

Click the Auction menu button above to see:

  • The Catalogue and Images for Part 2 of Auction 136 and the dates for viewing lots.

  • a list of the box lots that were offered in Part 1

  • the Prices Realised list for Part 1

Philas House

The COVID-Safe requirements which must be observed by all volunteers and visitors to PHILAS House are spelt out here.

News  headlines:

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

  • Well-known Sydney stamp dealer Alf Campe has passed away - obituary here.

  • The first club to meet in PHILAS House since its re-opening was the Philatelic Society of NSW on Saturday 27 June.  See the photos on their club page.

  • A number of clubs have now advised that they are resuming meetings.  Parramatta is the latest club to re-open.  See the club pages for details.

  • Wagga Wagga club has advised its 2021 programme and Fair and Market dates.

  • AusVipex 2020, a virtual online stamp exhibition, is soliciting entries now.  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).

  • The September 2020 PHILAS News newsletter has now been published. Use the button at top of page to read it in full colour.   Please advise local club news etc for the next newsletter to the link at the bottom of this page.

Tell your fellow stamp collectors about volunteering at Philas.  Email them a link to this website. You can also copy a .pdf file of the above pamphlet here and print it off to distribute at your club meetings.


  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.

AusVipex 2020

  An Australia-wide virtual one-frame (16 pages) stamp exhibition!  Your .pdf copies of album pages are being solicited now (entries close 30 September 2020 and scans are required no later than 20 October 2020).


The Prospectus, Entry Form and full details are available here.

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

To contribute content or to advise corrections to this website, please email the editor.

Website last updated 27 October 2020