Germany & Colonies Philatelic Society

The year 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of the first year of operation of the Germany & Colonies Philatelic Society following the amalgamation of the Germany & Colonies Stamp Club (established 1947) and the Stockton German Study Group (1960).

 

The G&CPS celebrated its inaugural year in 1964 with the first Germania Posta philatelic exhibition held in Stockton.

WELCOME TO THE SOCIETY’S WEBSITE

 

Join one of the leading philatelic societies in the UK with a worldwide membership and share your collecting interests with other like-minded enthusiasts.

 

The aims of the Society are to advance the research into the promotion of German philately and to assist collectors of German philatelic material in the greater enjoyment of the hobby.

 

In our website you will find details about:

 

  • our prize-winning magazine, Germania
  • how to access our well-stocked library (UK members only)
  • join in the members' forum
  • our local or specialist study groups
  • our exchange packet service (UK members only)
  • Society’s postal auction
  • joining the Society (see JOIN page)

 

We have forums for both visitors and members.

 

 

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NOTICES

We need someone to come forward to act as our Public Relations Officer to keep the Society’s name in the public eye.

The Society’s library contains a wealth of information free to members (except postage) – do please use it.

FREE youth membership – see Join page

Please support your regional groups - your participation is vital to the Society's activities

We need new monograph titles - please consider writing one ! Help can be provided. Contact the publications manager, Giles du Boulay.

Support your Society - obtain your albums,leaves, catalogues and accessories at up to 20% discount - see news/publications page.

Bookings are getting close to our reserved allocation of rooms. If you would like to book for the weekend please check with Giles du Boulay first on room availability.

Poststempelgilde books: Bochmann catalogues, books on censorship by Riemer etc now available through the Society. See the member’s only News/Publications page for details.

Please make a diary note of our 2018 AGM weekend at Best Western, Stoke on Trent Moat House 5-7.10.2018

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