Newcastle Stamp and Coin Expo

Friday 27 May 2022, 10am to 5pm

Saturday 28 May 2022, 10am to 5pm

Sunday 29 May 2022, 9am to 3pm

With the QANTAS Challenge, the Royal Challenge, and the Australian Postcard Challenge.

The Expo consists of two parts:

Firstly, quality collections of stamps, postal history, and postal stationary on display in an exhibition. Displays are housed in frames behind perspex.

Categories in the exhibition will be:

  • traditional, including modern from 1980
  • thematic
  • maximaphily (maximum cards)
  • open
  • cinderella (non-postage stamps and promotional stickers)
  • polar
  • first day covers
  • topical
  • frugal
Photo shows one row of exhibits at the Newcastle 2018 Expo.

Secondly, Australia’s leading stamp, coin and collectable dealers, who will be buying and selling. See them all in the one location.

Stand 1          Pittwater Stamps

            2          AAA Stamps, Steve Burton

            3          Philip James Collectables

            4 & 5   Renniks, Sydney

            6          Smith’s Stamps and Collectables

            7,8       Pacific Rim Coins, North Sydney

            9          Brisbane Stamp Sales

            10        Edlins of Canberra

            11        Pat Palmer

            12        Eureka Coins, Banknotes & Collectables


            14        Burstamps (Stewart Robbins)

            15        Craig Chappell, Brisbane

            16        Richard Juzwin, Melbourne

            17        Shields Stamps & Coins, Melbourne

            18        M&S Coins and Banknotes

            19        Coastal Stamps and Covers

            20        Moir Stamps & Postal History

            21        Bexley Stamp and Coin Accessories

            22        Philip Morehouse

            23        Morpeth Antique Centre

            24        Abacus Auctions

            25 & 26  M R Roberts (Wynyard Coins)

In addition, Australia Post will be selling collectables and a range of souvenirs.

The Newcastle Philatelic Society will have an information stand, give-aways and membership information.

There will also be a stand for the Australian Philatelic Federation.

Photo shows Ian Pitt of Renniks at the Newcastle 2018 Expo.

Free entry

Newcastle Showground Exhibition Centre

150 m from Broadmeadow Railway Station (take the Brown Street exit)

Including The Newcastle 2022 Philatelic Exhibition, the Qantas Challenge, the Royal Challenge and The Australasian Picture Post Card Challenge.

The venue for the 2022 Newcastle Stamp and Coin Expo.

Australia Post will be attending with special souvenir products and postmarks,

and special product overprints produced by the Newcastle Philatelic Society.

Kiosk and first aid facilities on site. Toilets, cafeteria, all facilities are located inside the venue, no stairs, disabled access

Organised by the Newcastle Philatelic Society,   

            John Moore      Commissioner          

            Greg Laidler    Secretary / Publicity 

            Tony Walker    Treasurer

            Ed Bernard      Floor Manager

Other notable activities include meetings of various philatelic groups, such as the Postal Stationery Society, the Cinderella Stamp Club of Australasia, and others. These meetings will occur in an adjacent room. Details and times of these will be available later.

Hosting an event like this costs a lot of money. Part of the cost is covered by the sale of souvenirs. Both the host society (Newcastle Philatelic Society) and Australia Post produce souvenirs. The collecting of exhibition souvenirs is a growing collector interest.