PHILAS House Open Days
Inter-Clubs Competition Day
Saturday October 2022
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 club circuit books
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