Aberystwyth postmark from the day that Aberystwyth University Openned

Aberystwyth University
Philatelic Society


Welcome to the web site of the Aberystwyth Philatelic Society. Even though it is known affectionately as the 'Stamp Club' - our members interests also include, postcards, postal history, postal stationary, revenues, 'cinderellas' . . .

The society was formed in 1963 and has run a busy programme of displays, competitions, quizzes, auctions, dealers, lectures & talks ever since. New members & guests are always welcome.

Lectures in previous years include:

Preparing for Club Auction

Preparing for Club Auction

All lavishly illustrated from prestigious collections!

Location


Main Entrance into the Old College


The society meets at 7pm every 2 weeks (or so) during the first two academic terms of Aberystwyth University in the Seminar Room of the 'Old College', on King Street, Aberystwyth.



2016-2017 Programme

2015

   Get together to discuss the forthcoming programme
   10 minute talks + Thimble Competition #1 (Stamp on a stamp + stamp)
   Mystery stamps + Thimble Competition #2 (Overprints)
   Talk: Pyrotechnics on stamps + Thimble Competition #3 (Places of Worship)
   Longer than 10 minute talks
   Quiz by George Siddell

2016

   10 minute talks. Thimble Competition #4 (Heads of State)
   Competition evening
   Chairman's night + Thimble Competition #5 (Minerals)
   Quiz + Thimble Competition #6 (Royalty)
   Welsh night
   AGM and auction

2016

   Get together to discuss the forthcoming programme
   10 minute talks.
   10 minute talks + Thimble Competition #1 (Different shapes)
   Visiting speaker - TBC + Thimble Competition #2 (Different sizes)
   Quiz + Thimble Competition #3 (Pottery on stamps)
   Chairman's Evening

2017

   Longer than 10 minute talks + Thimble #4 (Marks on the back of stamps)
   Mystery stamps and Bourse
   Crossword + Thimble Competition #5 (National Costumes)
   The Mickleson Cup and Six Sheets Cup Competition
   Visiting speaker - TBC + Thimble Competition #2 (Dancing on stamps)
   AGM and Auction


Extra Events


To Be Announced    Welsh Postal History Society meeting (Llanbadarn Church Hall)
To Be Announced    Club Dinner


Aberystwyth Stamp showing colour shift

The famous 'sliding down the hill' colour shift