New Zealand Societies

Societies: Other

  • The Pacific Islands Study Circle deals with stamps and postal history of the Pacific Islands. New Zealand Dependencies are covered, but not New Zealand or Australia. Their magazine Pacifica is published four times a year.
  • The Royal Philatelic Society London is the oldest philatelic society in the world.
  • The Imperial Airways Study Group has a bi-annual publication called The Imperial Airways Gazette which has in-depth articles relating to a wide variety of aspects of the operations of Imperial Airways in the 1920s and 1930s and BOAC in early WW2. It is available via the British Air Mail Society homepage under the heading IA Gazette
  • The National Philatelic Society is one of the largest general philatelic societies in Great Britain whose members are drawn from throughout the UK and Overseas. They have an extensive philatelic library that has an online search facility.
  • The Great Britain Philatelic Society has uploaded a large number of original source documents including the UPU Conventions source documents from 1874 onwards
  • The TPO & Seapost Society deals with Railway and Ship Mail. It has pages on New Zealand Marine P.O.Cancels and a Checklist of New Zealand TPO Marks.
  • The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada has an online library of articles which are an excellent example of how the internet can be used to display philatelic information.
  • The American Air Mail Society is the world's largest, and second oldest aerophilatelic society. They are publishers of the American Air Mail Catalogue, the monthly Airpost Journal, and many other aerophilatelic publications. The Society provides many services to aerophilatelists.
  • The British Air Mail Society (formerly the British Aerophilateic Federation) publish the quarterly journal Air Mail News. As well as meetings in London, there are six regional groups.
  • The Malaya Study Group promotes the study of the stamps and postal history of the States of Malaya.

Stamp Details


Dealers, Auctions

  • J R Mowbray have monthly postal auctions with an online auction catalogue.
  • Campbell Paterson are the major specialist dealer in New Zealand stamps. As well as their specialised catalogue, they have a monthly newsletter, available online, with stamp offers.
  • Auckland City Stamps have regular auctions.
  • Ashford Stamps have a postal auction with an emphasis on New Zealand.
  • The Complete Stamp Company have an online stamp site offering both individual items for sale and standard catalogue items. They specialise in New Zealand stamps and have regular auctions.
  • Classic Stamps Ltd have an online stamp site offering individual New Zealand stamps and covers for sale. They also deal with Antarctica.
  • John & Jan Fitzpatrick do not have a website, but do have postal auctions covering Postal History & Postal Stationery N.Z. & worldwide. They can be contacted at: PO Box 35 307, Browns Bay, Auckland 0753, New Zealand and their email address is:
  • Airmail Collector has regular auctions including New Zealand items.
  • Zirinsky Stamps specialize in stamps, revenues, postal history, and cinderellas from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.


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