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PHILAS House Open Days

Inter-Clubs Competition Day

Saturday October 2022

More photos from the October 2022 

Open Day here .

Club competition results from the October 2022 

Open Day here .


Fred Grech presents the winning club's trophy to Burwood club members George Petridis and Laurent Villoing.


Fred Grech presents the Most Popular entry prize to  George Petridis.


Fred Grech presents the Junior entry prize to Aamiya Cleary's grandfather  Bill Darcy.

What happens at Open Days

    Open Days are held three times each year - usually on the third Saturday of February, June and October, from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.

  Members of collectors' clubs affiliated to Philas can bring Lots for sale-by-tender (minimum reserve $5.00). Submit your Lots to the organisers before 11.00 am.

Each Open Day features:

  • Stamp dealers

  • Stamp club circuit books

  • Sale-by-tender

  • Mini Auction at 2:30pm (viewing ceases at 2:00pm) - no buyers commission

  • Stamp collecting and exhibiting advice

  • Philas Library is open

  • Free sample bag for Children

  • Light refreshments can be purchased - Sandwiches, Tea, Coffee & Soft Drinks

  The Open Days are timed to occur about three weeks before a Philas Auction on the second Saturday of the following month.


Special activities featured on the Open Days are:

  • Displays arranged by the PDC in February

  • Displays by members of one affiliated club in June

  • Inter-clubs competition in October*

   * In October, three members from each of ten clubs display 8 album pages each. The winning club is decided by popular vote of visitors to the Open Day.

Page updated 19/10/2022

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