royal Sydney philatelic club


About Us

  The Royal Sydney Philatelic Club was founded in 1890, a foundation member of the Philatelic Association of NSW (Philas).

  Members are entitled to participate in the Club's Exchange Book Service as buyers and/ or sellers. Members may borrow books and journals from the Library on application to the Librarian. 

  "The Quarterly Journal" of the Club is posted free to all members. 

   Visitors are always welcome.

Affiliated with

  The Philatelic Association of NSW     (PHILAS)

  The Armidale Circle

  Australian States Study Circle




  Exchange or circuit books

  Guest speakers

Membership fees

  Due on 1 July

Contact Us

  President:  Mr Peter Brigden

  ph.  (02) 9499 8358

  Secretary: Dr Vijay Shukla
  Postal Address:

  GPO Box 1751, Sydney NSW 2001

Meeting Time

   Since 2019, the Club meets on the second Saturday of the month at 2.00 pm.

Meeting Place

   1st Floor

   PHILAS House

   17 Brisbane Street

   Surry Hills.

How To Get There

   Philas House is near the southern end of Hyde Park, Whitlam Square, and Museum Station.

Public Transport
   By rail to Museum Station and / or
catch a bus bus to the first stop in Oxford Street from Central Station and Circular Quay.

   By Car - Brisbane Street is one-way from Oxford Street to Goulburn Street. Limited street parking is available, or the Goulburn Street Public Car Park is two blocks away.


Clubs affiliated with the Royal Sydney are:

   the Armidale Circle

   the Australian States Study Circle

2022 Programme

12 February

   Display:  New Hebrides Postal History

                  and Stamps by John Gibson

March - No meeting - Philas Auction

  9 April

  Display:  Imperial Connections - Austral-

                 asian Airmails 1925 - 1939

                 by David Collyer

14 May

   Philas Display:  Russia - collection

          compiled by the late N J Sheppard

11 June

   Display:  Postal History of the British

             Isles to 1711 by Stephen Browne

July 1 - subs due

No July meeting  Philas auction

13 August

   Annual General Meeting and

   President's Display:  French Antarctica

10 September

   Display by the Australian States Study


  8 October

   Virtual display:  RBA Proofs & Essays of

      Australia & Territories by Geoff Kellow

No November meeting - Philas auction

10 December

   Club competition - decided by popular


(note: no meeting in January, March, July or November)

Club page updated 17/2/2022