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Melbourne 2017 International Exhibition

The Melbourne 2017 International Exhibition will be held from  March 30 2017 to April 2 2017.

A Special feature of MELBOURNE 2017, is a non-competitive exhibition involving at least 200 frames for members of the Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria. The occasion marks the Society’s 125th Anniversary and continues a traditional of non-competitive exhibits for the RPSV’s centenary (1992)and 75th anniversary (1967).

Frame fees: $A40.00 per frame.
No of frames: 1 to 8 frames.

If space allows a member may apply for more than 1 non-competitive exhibit.

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Stampex Adelaide 7-9th October 2016

Stampex 2016 Australiasin Challenge Adelaide

Adelaide Stampex 2016 will host two National Competitive Team Competitions –
The Eighth Biennial Australasian Philatelic Challenge comprising teams of 6 persons, and The Third Biennial Picture Postcard Challenge comprising teams of 4 persons
All entries will be judged by the one Jury comprising members from all participating Australian States, the ACT and North & South Islands of New Zealand.

When: 7-9th October, 2016

Where: Drill Hall, Torrens Parade Ground, King William Road, Adelaide
For further information
National Philatelic Exhibition


Coin & Stamp Fair – Saturday 8th October 2016

Geelong Seniors Festival Stamp and Coin Fair

Come along and experience the interesting and fascinating world of numismatics at the Geelong Seniors Festival Stamp and Coin Fair.

View the many exhibits and talk with experts about the history of various coins and stamps.

Bookings are not required, you might even be lucky enough to win a door prize!

When: 08 October 2016, 09:00 AM – 03:00 PM

Where: Geelong West Town Hall
Pakington St, Geelong West
Costs: Free
Facilities: Wheelchair accessible

For further information
Geelong Philatelic and Numismatic Societies
Contact: Jenny
Phone: 0438 578 591

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