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.


2021 Programme

13 February

Display:  Sudan Postal History & Stamps

               1845 - 1914 by John Gibson

13 March - No meeting - Philas Auction

10 April

Display:  Great Britain Machine Cancels

                by Tim Schofield

8 May

Display:  Hyper-Inflation Issues of

               Germany, July 1923 -

               31 December 1923 

                by Gert Ebing

12 June

Display:  The Dovey Collection

July 1 - subs due

No July meeting  Philas auction

14 August

   Annual General Meeting and

   President's Display:  French Antarctica

11 September

   Visit and display by Australian States

   Study Circle

9 October

Display to be announced

No November meeting - Philas auction

11 December

Club competition - popular vote

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