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
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: Ilana Cohen
Postal Address: Philatelic Society of Australia, C/o Philas PO Box 220, DARLINGHURST 1300
Adults $5.00 p.a. (due in October)
(was $15.00 previously)
September 21 - Life is a beach, postal markings of Australian beach offices by
October 19 - Germany 1933-1945. Its postage stamps postmarks, postcards and covers by Frank B. Whitfield.
Also AGM and subs due.
November 15 - Cyril McColough trophy (members display)
Christmas Lunch (at 99 on York)
December - no meeting
January - Island hopping by
February - WWII comfort fund covers by Andrew Brockett
March - French red cross by Jane Wallace
April - Falkland Island by Peter Brigden
May - Western Australian airmail
by Ed Wolf
June - Postal markings from Australian island offices by Mike Nibbs
July - Flowers by Linda Lee
August - New Zealand by Graeme Morriss
September - Germany 1919-1932 by
Frank B. Whitfield
October - Faroe Island by Win Morehouse
November - Cyril McCoulogh trophy, members display and lunch
September 2022 Meeting
Mike Nibbs talking about his "Life is a
New Australia Post superhero stamps
Club page updated 24/9/2022