philatelic society of australia
The Philatelic Society of Australia was first mentioned in journals in 18**. It went into recess about 1900, and it has held continuous meetings since 1911.
We offer the following services to our members: information, interesting displays, auctions at each meeting, competitions, Christmas luncheon and the only daytime weekday meeting in Sydney.
Library - We donated our library to The Philatelic Association of NSW (PHILAS) and our members can borrow from this extensive library.
Membership about 50 with attendance at each meeting being around 20.
Tea or coffee with a biscuit provided. You may bring a sandwich and stay for lunch.
The Philatelic Association of NSW (PHILAS)
Sale by tender
Adults $5.00 p.a. (due in October)
(was $15.00 previously)
3rd Wednesday of each month (except December) 10.30am to 12.30pm
(room opens at 10am)
Philas House, 17 Brisbane Street Surry Hills NSW 2010
Secretary: Alan Wright
Phone: 0401 924 650
Postal Address: Philatelic Society of Australia, C/o Philas PO Box 220, DARLINGHURST 1300
Wilson Ilbery - Philatelic Terms M-Z
Jeff Newman - Straits Settlements 1854-1948
George Bosky - Israel
Paul Storm - "On Tour" in Australia
Roger Eagleton - Treasure Trove (Stampboards Prizes)
Andrew Foldes - Queensland Revenues
Frank Whitfield - Russian Occupation of Germany
Brian Philpott - Sweden
Ruth Mitchell - Dr Sun Yat Sen
Darren Jones - Antarctic Personalities
and AGM (subs due)
Members 1-frame Display (Cyril McColough Award) & Charity auction (bring & buy)
Christmas Lunch (at 99 on York)
December - no meeting