Welcome to UK Philately

                                                                                                   Stamp Collecting plus much, much more!

This stamp site is sponsored and run by the National Philatelic Society, London, United Kingdom 
to promote our hobby  
                          

 

Why not advertise in Stamp Lover - the magazine of the National Philatelic Society, first published in 1908? 
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The National Philatelic Society (NPS)

Welcome to UK Philately
Introducing Philately in the UK
See stamps
postal history

 Welcome

                                                                                                                                     

PHILATELY is a fancy name for a great hobby and we'd like to introduce you to the UK Philately website..

As these pages seek to explain, we are not just talking about stamp collecting, but  postal history, thematics, social philately and much more. 

For over a hundred years the National Philatelic Society has worked to encourage the hobby and in

 presenting this site our aim is to help you whether you are

         Thinking of taking up the hobby for the first time

         Returning to the hobby

         An existing collector looking for information   

......and this site is not just about helping you with what and how to collect  

Our aim is also to show you the many ways in which you can enjoy the hobby                                   
 -  Working on your collection in your own home 
 -  Sharing the hobby with others in a local, national or specialist society 

 -  Enjoying philatelic displays and/or giving displays yourself
 - Taking an active role in organised philately 

 -  Competing at local, national or international level
 -  Researching your subject 
 -  Writing on philately  etc etc. 

In terms of enjoyment and interest the hobby has a great deal to offer and at the end of the day it's what you want to do that counts -  you can to take it as far as you wish. 

So please click here read on and enjoy!  

The links that formerly appeared on the Home Page, can now be found under Find out More 

 WHAT'S HAPPENING

The National PS'
Stamp Lover Magazine


What's in the current issue

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Current Literature Sale

Next auction catalogue



AUTUMN  STAMPEX
 
Exhibitions

Dealers

THE BUSINESS DESIGN CENTRE, ISLINGTON, LONDON, N1 OQH

Nr Angel Islington tube station
 

16 - 19 September 2015


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 Scotex

the annual show of the Scottish Philatelic Trade Association.
Dewars Centre
Glover Street, Pert h


Friday 16 October 2015
Saturday 17 October 2015

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WANT SOMETHING TO GET A FLAVOUR OF THE HOBBY

Why not send for either or both of these  -

"Stamp Collecting Starts Here"

"Stamp Lover Special Centenary Issue"

For information please click here

Leeds Philatelic 
Society Logo

LEEDS PHILATELIC SOCIETY'S
25th ANNUAL FAIR 2015

 PUDSEY CIVIC HALL
DAWSON'S CORNER
PUDSEY, LEEDS LS28 5TA

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Friday 20 November 2015
Saturday 21 November 2015

 

 

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Last updated 7th August 2015

 
 


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