|Here are just some of the benefits that come with
membership of the National Philatelic Society.
- The good company of hundreds of other like-minded stamp collectors.
- A welcome and membership to all whether
- your interests are in Stamp Collecting or Postal History
- your collection has won a gold medal or you have just started (or just
returned to) the hobby
- Benefits and facilities that include
normally held on the second Saturday of each
month (except August) with an interesting display by a guest or member. Go to
Meetings & Events and see all the
Displays scheduled for this Season - you're bound to find your particular
interests catered for and others that will add to your knowledge of philately.
The Saturday Display is preceded by an auction.
- Stamp Lover, the Society's
32 page illustrated magazine, sent free to members six times a year. First
issued in 1908, Stamp Lover has become renowned for its wide variety of
philatelic articles and news.
Members may also submit a free classified advertisement for their wants and
sales in each issue.
Stamp Circulating Packets through which members
may buy or sell material
- Auctions -
Over 650 lots of Stamps, Postal History and Accessories etc in the large
Room/Postal auction with bids acceptable in the room and by post for those not
able to attend.
- Book Sales –
A large bi-monthly list of second hand books and catalogues is available on a
"First Come - First Served" basis. A list is sent to members with every issue of Stamp Lover.
- "Shop Window" through which
members may purchase albums, catalogues, accessories and philatelic books and
publications at advantageous prices. It offers the convenience of home delivery
- An impressive Library comprising over
7,500 volumes plus an extensive range of periodicals from many parts of the
world. Most of the books and some of the periodicals may be borrowed for up to
one month by members through visiting the Library or by post. A superb selection of stamp catalogues from the UK, USA and many
other countries may be consulted at the Library.
IMPORTANT PLEASE NOTE The NPS Library,The Coach House, Bill Hill Park, near Wokingham, Berkshire
is currently closed pending re-housing in London. For further information
telephone 01344 457840
|If you are still not sure
whether the National Philatelic Society is for you, then why not attend one of
our Saturday Meetings as our guest for the day,
with no obligation or pressure to join. What can you lose? We know you will be
convinced that joining will add a new dimension to your collecting.
Receive all the benefits of NPS membership