Newcastle Philatelic Society
The Newcastle Philatelic Society was formed almost 100 years ago during 1918.
The Society promotes the enjoyment of the hobby of Stamp Collecting for all in the Newcastle area, whether a junior, adult beginner or an advanced collector. Membership is open to persons over 16 years of age. [read more about the Newcastle Philatelic Society…]
Meetings and Activities for 2017
Our monthly meeting programme for 2017-18 is available on the Syllabus page
NEWCASTLE PHILATELIC STAMP & COIN EXPO
Friday 25 May to Sunday 27 May 2018
includes the Newcastle Philatelic Society Centenary Exhibition,
a National Philatelic Exhibition with the classes Postal History, Postal Stationary, Open, Picture Postcards, Aerophilately, Astrophilately, Literature, Polar Philately
Newcastle Showground Exhibition Centre
200 m from Broadmeadow Railway Station (take the Brown Street exit)
Toilets, cafeteria, all facilities are located inside the venue, no stairs, disabled access.
Free parking (except Sunday morning when the Farmers’ Market is open, when parking on the grounds is $2, free parking on the street).
John Moore Commissioner email@example.com
Greg Laidler Secretary / Publicity firstname.lastname@example.org
Organised by the Newcastle Philatelic Society in their centenary year, May 1918 to May 2018
August 27 2017:2018 Exhibition Prospectus
The 2018 Newcastle Stamp Expo Prospectus and Entry Form are now on the Newcastle Exhibition Page. The 2017-18 Monthly Syllabus is pending amendments.
SOCIETY MONTHLY MEETING PLACE 2017
The monthly meeting place continues to be the Mayfield Senior Citizen’s Hall, 102 Hanbury St, Mayfield. It’s on the corner of Pacific Highway and Hanbury St; Parking is available behind Mayfield Library as well as in the large Council car park behind the Stag and Hunter Hotel. Image of entry to Hall below, and Google Aerial view of the location adjacent (click on image to enlarge).
• Auction Nights – 3 a year. (for more detail contact Operations Convener)
These Auctions are intended to help members buy/sell philatelic items.
Members can submit up to 15 items (more by arrangement) for sale at a cost of $0.20 for each Lot.
Vendors receive the full amount paid by a successful bidder.
All successful purchases are free of any other costs.
NEXT AUCTION – 21st Sept 2017
• SWAP & SALE Night – 1 a year. (for more detail contact Operations Convener)
This night is intended to enable members and other interested parties to buy/sell/swap philatelic items at a suitable venue, provided free of charge by the Society.
Sellers set up a table for their items, while others simply bring along a few items to trade.
NEXT SWAP AND SALE – 19th JULY 2018 (from 6.30pm)