Covid-19

The New Normal

 

Covid-19 regulations are relaxed, but Covid has not been. It is merely binding its time, waiting for us to let our guard down

 

PFSA urges you to keep practicing protective measures such as wearing a mask, physical distancing, covering coughs and sneezes and frequent handwashing

 

For more info please visit:

SA: https://sacoronavirus.co.za/        Helpline: 0800 029 999

https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus

ZOOM meetings

December 2021

Philatelic Society of Johannesburg

Wednesday 15th – 19:00

 

 

 

Pretoria Philatelic Society

Monday 6th – 19:00

 

 

Thursday 9th – 09:30

 

 

Thursday 16th – 09:30

South African Exhibitions

Cape Town International

stamp collecting south africa

YOUR CHANCE TO VISIT CAPE TOWN!

 

 8 to 12 November 2022

 

Entries for the International close on 15 May 2022 and must reach the appointed Commissioner before this date

 

A name list of Commissioners is available on the Cape Town 2022 website – capetown2022.org – and can be find under “Exhibitors” If you can’t find a commissioner, please contact the Head Commissioner: Emil Minnaar (emil@minnaar.org)

 

Only commissioners may submit entries. It is not permitted for entrants to hand in their exhibits in person

National

A very successful South African National Philatelic Exhibition, VRIJSTAAT 2021, was hosted by the Philatelic Society of the Orange Free State at the beautiful venue, Kopano Nokeng in Bloemfontein – Covid19 protocols were continuously applied

 

Compliments to the the Organising Committee, Jury members, Dealers, Exhibitors, Visitors and Kopano Nokeng Staff – great job to all of you who made the Exhibition possible

 

This was an opportunity for collectors to again interact F2F and benchmark their collections with many new friendships being formed

 

In total the exhibition attracted 241 frames as well as 12 one frame JUNASS exhibits

National

 

30 June 2022

South Africa’s Seventh Virtual Philatelic Exhibition (SAVPEX), a one-frame exhibition, proudly hosted by the Orange Free State Philatelic Society under the auspices of the Philatelic Federation of South Africa

EXHIBITION DATES

 

30 April 2022   –   Receipt of Entry Form, Description and Payment

 

21 May 2022   –   Receipt of Uploaded Exhibit

 

30 June 2022   –   Announcement of Results

 

July 2022   –   Exhibits will be available for viewing on the PFSA website

 

IREX (Prospectus)

 

Entry form

VRIJSTAAT 2021

TOP THREE EXHIBITS

 

A Chronology of Events Relating to the Cape of Good Hope

Open Class – Large Gold

Grand Prix Award

ROSENBERG, Dr M

Royal Philatelic Society of Cape Town

 

British Bechuanaland and Stellaland

Traditional – Large Gold

SA Post Office Shield

BÜHRMAN, Mr E

OFS Philatelic Society

 

Great Britain – Line Engraved to the Penny Lilac Stamps

Traditional – Large Gold

The Royal Medallion and Total Stampex Trophy

SUTTIL, Mr M

Royal Philatelic Society of Cape Town

 

LITERATURE

 

Four Literature entries were received of which a Large Gold were awarded to Rhodesian Philately to 1924 – The British South Africa Company Period by Brian Trotter FRPSL, Colin Hoffman RDPSA FRPSL and Patrick Flanagan RDPSA FRPSL

STAMP FAIRS

CAPE STAMP FAIR

 

Usually first Saturday, every month. Bellville Valley DRC Hall, c/o Postma & St Andrews Streets, Bellville

 

Open: 09:00 – 12:30

 

Organisers:

Ken Joseph of Philatelic Friends (072 5971287) ken@philatelicfriends.com

Robert Harm (082 925-7103) robertharm9@gmail.com

PRETORIA STAMP FAIR

 

First Saturday, every month. Greek Orthodox Church Hall, corner Roper St and Lynwood Rd, Brooklyn

 

Open: 09:00 with Auction at 11:00

 

Contact: Paul van Zeyl   paulvz@mweb.co.za

KYALAMI STAMP FAIR

 

Second Saturday every month. Kyalami Country Club, 433 Maple Rd, Kyalami AH, Midrand

 

Open: 09:00 with Auction at 11:00

 

Contact: Clinton Goslin   atlasauctioneers@lantic.net

Kenny Napier

kenny.napier@mweb.co.za

QSA, KYALAMI

 

Third Saturday, every month. Kyalami Country Club, 433 Maple Rd, Kyalami AH, Midrand.

 

Open: 09:00 with Auction at 11:00

 

Contact: Paul van Zeyl   paulvz@m

EAST RAND STAMP FAIR

 

Fourth Saturday, every month. Edenvale Bowling Club, 6th Avenue, Edenvale

 

Open: 09:00 with Auction at 11:00

 

Contact: Kenny Napier   kenny.napier@mweb.co.za

news

CONGRESS 2021

 

The 83rd Congress of the Philatelic Federation of South Africa was convened at Kopano Nokeng, Bloemfontein on 23 October 2021

 

Members attending Congress

06-Vrijstaat 2021

Back Rows L-R: Pauw Steyl, George Philatelic Society; Leon Jacobson, Sasolburg PS; Alan Rose, East Rand PS; Howard Green, Hon. Life Vice President; Peter Oppenheim, Witwatersrand PS; Ian Matheson, PS of Johannesburg; Diederik Viljoen, Bellville PS; Andrew McLaren, Royal PS of Cape Town; Lourens Erasmus, Afrikaanse Filatelievereniging van Pretoria; Victor Millard, Royal PS of Cape Town; Ronél Erasmus, Afrikaanse Filatelievereniging van Pretoria; Dave McWilliams, East London PS; Joof van der Merwe, OFS PS; Adél Bulpitt, Pretoria PS; Herwig Kussing, Port Elizabeth PS; Emil Minnaar, Hon. Life Vice President; Garry Osthoff, OFS PS, Vernon Mitchell, Port Elizabeth PS; André du Plessis, COO; Trevor Harris, Sasolburg PS; Seated Derek Roth, Treasurer; Neil Cronjé, Chair Management Committee; Jim Findlay, President of Foundation; Peter van der Molen, Hon. Life President; Hugh Amoore, PFSA President; Michael Wigmore, Chairman of the Jury

Jim Findlay RDPSA,

Foundation Chairman,

delivering his opening

address at Congress 2021

RDPSA

Back from L to R: Paul van Zeyl, André du Plessis, Herwig Kussing, Neil Cronjé, Ian Matheson;

Middle Pauw Steyl, Jim Findlay, Richard Johnson, Hugh Amoore, Emile Bührman;

Seated Emil Minnaar, Peter van der Molen, Howard Green, Michael Wigmore

Philatelists awarded with top PFSA awards

 

Roll of Honour of Distinguished Philatelist of South Africa (RDPSA):

Dr Keith Klugman, (Philatelic Society of Johannesburg)

 

Skinner Cup:

Dr. John Barry (Pretoria Philatelic Society)

 

Manfred Weinstein Memorial Medallion: Prof Alex Visser RDPSA (Pretoria Philatelic Society)

Online Updates to Ralph Putzel’s “Postmarks of South Africa”

 

WE Lea Cup: Dr. Alan Rose (East Rand Philatelic Society)

Involvement with and mainstay of the Editorial Board of The SA Philatelist since early 2000’s

 

Jack Hagger Trophy: Roger Porter RDPSA

Best article in the SA Philatelist in the past year

 

Federation Plaque: Xavier Laubscher

Recording and listing of modern RSA and Namibia FDC’s and other material over many years

 

 

Two Honorary Life Vice Presidents were elected at Congress 2021:

 

Howard Green RDPSA                                 Emil  Minnaar RDPSA

 

MANAGEMENT 2022

 

President: Hugh Amoore RDPSA FRPSL

Honorary Life President: Peter van der Molen RDPSA FRPSL

Honorary Life Vice Presidents:

Howard Green RDPSA

Emil Minnaar RDPSA

Vice President: Vacant

Chairman, Management Committee: Neil Cronje RDPSA

Treasurer: Derek Roth

COO: Andre du Plessis RDPSA

Vice Presidents (Regions):

Region 1: Gauteng and North West: Peter Oppenheim
Region 2: Eastern Gauteng: Colin Bousfield
Region 3: Pretoria, Mpumalanga & Limpopo: André du Plessis RDPSA
Region 4: Free State/Northern Cape: Dr Leon (Jake) Jacobson
Region 5: KwaZulu-Natal: Vacant
Region 6: Western Cape: Diederik Viljoen
Region 7: Eastern Cape: Vernon Mitchell
Region 8: Outside Areas: Richard Stroud RDPSA

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Keith Klugman RDPSA, arrangements for signing the Roll of Honour of Distinguished Philatelist will be arranged in due time

Honorary Life Vice Presidents

21-Vrijstaat 2021

Emil Minnaar RDPSA and Howard Green RDPSA

45-Vrijstaat 2021

John Barry from the Pretoria Philatelic Society was awarded the Skinner Cup

Alex

Alex Visser RDPSA, receiver of the

Manfred Weinstein Memorial Medallion

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Roger Porter RDPSA receiver of the

Jack Hagger Trophy, 2021

Alan Rose

Alan Rose receiving the WE Lea Cup

from PFSA President, Hugh Amoore

Neil Cronjé and Derek Roth

Vernon Mitchell, Herwig Kussing, Dave McWilliams and Jim Findlay