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 (week day) meeting in Sydney.
Library - We donated our library to Philatelic Association of NSW (PHILAS) and our members may 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.
Members of the PSA were recently interviewed by George & Phil Stephenson of Radio 2RDJ-FM for this station’s weekly Kaleidoscope Program. Topics discussed included a brief account of the Society’s 100-year history followed by a discussion of current trends in philately.
This interview may be heard on 2RDJ-FM (88.1 FM) on Sunday 19 June & repeated on Tuesday 21 June at 9.05 am.
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 (see map below ).
Adults $15.00 p.a (due in October)
Display: RAAF WWII Postal History
Display: British West Indies
19th Members 1-Frame Display
(16 pages for "Cyril McColough Award") Charity Auction and Christmas Lunch - 99 ON YORK
Display: Malaya - Native States to 1910
Display: Nobel Prize for Physics
Display: Hitler's Philatelic Propaga
Display: Indo China
Display: New Zealand to 1935
Display: China - Mao Zedong - Then & Now
Display: France from 1980
Display: Maps to Stamps & inter alia
Annual General Meeting
Members 1-frame Display
15-16 pages for Cyril McColough Award
Display: 60th Anniversary of 1956 Olympic Games (by Wilson Ilbery)
Christmas Lunch (at 99 On York)
Display: Malaya - Native States 1910 - 1956
(Last year was period to 1910)
Display: Nobel Prize for Chemistry
(last year was Nobel Prize for Physics
Display: Hungary with Revenues & Cinderellas
Display: New Zealand 1935 Pictorials
Display: Allied Occupation of Germany 1945 - 1949
Frank B Whitfield
Secretary: Alan Wright
Phone: 0401 924 650
Postal Address: Philatelic Society of Australia, C/o Philas PO Box 220, DARLINGHURST 1300