The Society’s Official Journal
Philately from Australia has been published continuously from 1949 and is posted free to all members each quarter. With effect from the March 2005 edition the journal has been extensively re-cast and it is now published in A4 size with an increasing amount of colour.
Publications for sale
The Society is proud to continue its long publishing tradition by offering for sale the following publications. Prices are in Australian Dollars with packing and postage costs additional. For Australian residents, quoted prices are inclusive of GST.
The Society regrets it cannot accept foreign currency cheques. However, it does accept most major credit cards including Visa and MasterCard.
NOTE: Special prices on publications indicated in bold text.
Victorian Post Office Curiosities: A Treasure From The Archives Eric J Frazer and Max B Watson [357 pages colour ill/hb] $100 Read more
Preparations for War and the Australian Military Campaign at Gallipoli: A Postal History Perspective Gary Diffen [158 pages col ill/hb] $80 Read more
The Chapman Collections of Australian Commonwealth Stamps – Kangaroo and Map Issues [162 pages colour ill/hb] $160 Read more
Queensland Postage Stamps, 1879-1912 Kenneth F. Scudder [399 pages colour ill/hb] $160 Read more
Specimen Stamps of Victoria – Geoffrey Kellow, Russell Turner and William McCredie [113 pages colour ill/hb] $135 Read more
Franked! Official Mail of Victoria 1864-1902 C.L.Stieg & M.B.Watson [ill/hb] $120
Half-Lengths of Victoria. Stamps & Postal History 1850-1859 J.Barwis & R. Moreton [col ill/hb, including CD-Rom of exhibit] $180
Half-Lengths of Victoria. Stamps & Postal History 1850-1859 J.Barwis & R. Moreton [CD-Rom of exhibit separately available] $10
Numeral Cancellations of Victoria H.Freeman & G.T.White [ill/hb] $120
Australian Numeral Cancellations: A Conpendium H.M.Campbell [hb] was $50 now $25
Postal History of the Australian Army during WWII P.Collas [ill/hb] was $50 now $25
Postal History of Internees and POW in Aust during WWII P.Collas [ill/hb] was $30 now $15
Postal History of Australian Forces in Japan & Korea 1945-57 P.Collas [ill/sb] was $30 now $15
Beating the Odds: The Story of Tattersall’s Private Mail Network 1902-1930 D.McNamee [ill/hb] was $50 now $25
Beating the Odds: The Story of Tattersall’s Private Mail Network 1902-1930 D.McNamee [cased and leatherbound edition] was $75 now $35
Australasian Wreck Mail B.Peace, First edition [ill/hb] was $65 now $10
Subject Index of Victoria Philately G.N.Kellow [hb] was $30 now $15
Beaded Oval & Laureated Issues of Victoria R.Jones & G.N.Kellow [ill/sb] was $15 now $8
South Australia and Northern Territory
South Australia Numeral Cancellations H.M.Campbell & D.H.Pearce [ill/sb] was $30 now $15
South Australia: Long Stamps 1902-1912 J.R.W.Purves [ill/hb] was $30 now $15
Postal History of Northern Territory 1824-1988 E.A.Williams [ill/hb] was $90 now $45
Queensland Postal History H.M.Campbell [ill/hb] was $70 now $35
Queensland Postal History supplement H.M.Campbell [sb] now $10
Postal History of Thursday Island J.W.Turnbull [ill/sb] was $20 now $10
Queensland Postal Rates and Charges 1832-1913 H.M.Campbell [ill/sb] was $30 now $15
Pictorial Stamps of Tasmania 1899-1912 K.E.Lancaster [ill/hb] was $50 now $25
Western Australia: 4d Lithograph 1854-1864 B.Pope [ill/sb] was $15 now $7
Afghanistan 1840-2002: Postal History [revised/expanded 2nd edition]/ J.M.Wilkins [ill/laminated ring-bound] was $80 now $40
Century of Happiness: Centennial History of the RPSV H.Chisholm [285 pgs, hb&dj] now $20
J.R.W. Purves RDP, FRPSL: A Philatelic Bibliography G.N. Kellow [sb] now $5
RPSV Library: History and Catalogue G.N.Kellow & R.Turner [ill/hb] was $180 now $90
Philately from Australia: Cumulative Index Vols I-X, XI-XX, XXI-XXX, each $10
Nearly all past issues of Philately from Australia are available for purchase. Each issue at $5 each, or $3 each for orders of five or more issues.
We are delighted to advise, at the 11th New Zealand National Philatelic Literature Exhibition, held 27 June 2009, two Society publications received the following awards:
- Franked! The Official Mail of Victoria, 1864-1902 – Large Vermeil, 83 points
- Half-Lengths of Victoria: Stamps & Postal History 1850-1859 – Large Gold, 95 points plus Exhibition Grand Award
Orders to RPSV Business Manager, PO Box 490, Ashburton, Vic, 3147, or contact us via email.