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.
All lavishly illustrated from prestigious collections!
Our club is also a node on the South Wales Club Box Circuit allowing stamps to be bought from and sold to members in other stamp clubs.
The society meets from 2pm-4pm
in the Community Space of the Tesco store on Park Ave, Aberystwyth, SY23 1PB
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
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
Setting the programme Talk by George on 'Mexico' Talk by June on 'Post and Go' + Thimble Competition (Religious Paintings) Quiz – George + Thimble Competition (Famous people)
Talk by Ron 'National Savings' + Thimble Competition (Bridges) Talk by George 'Burandi' + Thimble Competition (Napoleon) Talk by Norman 'Isle of Man' + Thimble Competition (On a Welsh theme) Competitions – 6 and 10 sheets (any subject) + Talk by Ron 'The Solider from Talybont' + Thimble Competition (Composers) Talk by Ron 'Ireland' + Mystery stamp/s – bring them along AGM + Members to give a 5 min talk – any subject
Welsh Postal History Society meeting (Llanbadarn Village Hall) To Be Announced Club Dinner