The Philatelic Association of New South Wales Inc.


New South Wales stamp collectors Lewis Webb, Lionel Savins, Stephen Browne and Darren Jones celebrate the win of the NSW team in the Australasian Philatelic Challenge held at the Wellington NZ Philatelic Society's 100th Anniversary Stamp Exhibition.

                                                                                   photo by Ian McMahon

Auction 142

was held on

Saturday 12 November 2022

  The on-line catalogue can still be seen on the 'Auctions' menu button above.

There is a report on Auction 142 here.

Post-auction sales are now available at Reserve prices for bulk lots only.  See link to Prices Realised list below.

Note that buyers' commission is 15%

pdf files of the Auction 142 catalogue and the

Prices Realised list can be seen here .

Full information on Philas auctions is here including bidding forms, pdf files and prices realised of previous auctions.

News  headlines:

  • Mark Bailey reports on the Philas 2022 AGM and election of officers here 

  • The Manly-Warringah club's New Year Stamp Fair will be on Saturday 7 January at the Rugby League Club premises in Brookvale (note change of date).

  • Pictures and inter-clubs competition results from the 15 October 2022 Philas Open Day now on this web site.  Use the 'Open Days' menu button at top of screen.

  • The Calendar of club meetings has been brought up to date, thanks to Ilana Cohen.  View the calendar here.  Advise of any changes needed by contacting the editor's email at the bottom of this screen.

  • The October 2022 PHILAS News newsletter has now been published. Use the button at top of screen to read it in full colour.  The next Philas News will be out in January 2023, submissions by 23 December 2022, please.

  • The October 2022 Exhibitions Report is now available on the Philatelic Development Council web page.  Use the PDC menu button above.

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

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

Club web page updates:

The following club web pages have been updated recently.

Use the 'Clubs' menu button above to view the pages.

  • The Wagga Wagga Philatelic Society's 2023 syllabus is now on its web page.  Also, photos from the November 2022 Stamp Fair.

  • The Parramatta Philatelic Society's 2023 syllabus is now on its web page

  • The Philatelic Society of Australia's 2023 syllabus is now on its web page

  • The Eastwood-Epping club's 2023 syllabus is now on its web page

  • The Northern Suburbs club's 2023 syllabus is now on its web page and also photos of the Winter's Day with Stamps.

  • Orange has posted its latest Newsletter.

  • Smithfield has photos of its recent meetings and its 2023 Programme of meetings on its web page.


  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.

    You too can become a Philas helper.  Check our volunteers page

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

Website last updated 30 November 2022.