PHILATELY is a fancy name for a great hobby and we'd like to introduce
the UK Philately website..
these pages seek to explain, we are not just talking about stamp collecting,
but postal history, thematics, social philately and much more.
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
taking up the hobby for the first time
collector looking for information
this site is not just about helping you with what and how to collect
aim is also to show you the many ways in which you can enjoy the
- 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
- 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.
please click here read on and enjoy!
that formerly appeared on the Home Page, can now be found under Find