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Contact Updates & Corrections to the Philatelic Handbook 2014
Gary Watson and the Team at Prestige Philately are delighted to announce the merger of Prestige with Mossgreen Auctions, effective Monday 1st December 2014. Mossgreen, based at 926-930 High Street in leafy Armadale, close to the Melbourne CBD, is a multi-department auction house dealing in fine art, antiques and collectables. Mossgreen Gallery and the delightful Tea Rooms are in the same building.
The merger of these two dynamic businesses will provide philatelic clients of both firms with unrivalled expertise and knowledge. Gary Watson, formerly Managing Director of Prestige Philately, is now Mossgreen’s Head of Philately.
Otherwise, our website remains accessible and free of charge. You can view past auctions, download the Prices Realised Lists, read the numerous articles about public auctions and other important subjects, etc etc.
For further information about philatelic auctions, including to consign material for sale, please contact:
Gary Watson - email firstname.lastname@example.org Phone +61 3 9762 6009
Charles Leski - email email@example.com Phone +61 3 9508 8888
For information about other Mossgreen departments, please contact:
email firstname.lastname@example.org Phone +61 3 9508 8888
** Please note that unsold lots from Prestige auctions are no longer available.
Australasian Philatelic Wholesalers has changed its premises to Factory 19, 170 Forster Road, Mount Waverley, VIC, 3149. Their new phone number is (03) 9544 5754.
Hawthorn Stamp Sales has changed its postal address from PO Box 3122, Hawthorn, VIC, 3122 to : Paul Walker, PO Box 416, Wallan, VIC, 3756.
VST (Victoria Stamp Traders) has celebrating 50 years of service to philately in 2014. Recently, Mr Brian Hall has been appointed the Managing Director of VST Australia P/L, that has been relocated to 11A Poa Crt, Craigieburn, VIC, 3064. The contact details for VST Australia are : Tel: 03 8339 4090, Fax: 03 8339 4217 Email: email@example.com Very soon, VST Australia will establish its website www.vst.com.au
Cover Connection has opened its retail premise located at 266 Centre Rd, Bentleigh, Vic, 3204. You can contact Andrew on (03) 9563 9956 or on his mobile 0418 530 937. The shop's opening hours are from 10am to 4.30pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. For Saturdays (except 1st Sat of the month), the opening hours are from 8.30am to 2.30pm..
Kennedy Stamps contact details are as follows: Suite 706A, 250 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000. Tel: +61 (02) 9264 6168. Fax: +61 (02) 9264 5969. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Boonah Stamp Supplies have changed their postal address to PO Box 125, Boohah, 4310, QLD
Delcampe.net (Belgium) has recently relocated its office to 25 Rue de la Filature, 1480 Tubize, Belgium. Your can reach Delcampe.net by email : email@example.com. Website: http://www.delcampe.net/
Classic Stamps Ltd (NZ) has recently changed its postal address to PO Box 5086, Springlands, Blenheim, 7241
New Zealand. Tel: +64 3 579 5650. Fax: +64 3 579 9894. Website: www.classicstamps.co.nz Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Millennium Philatelic Auctions has recently relocated its office from Ultimo (NSW) to the following address:
PO Box 58, Broadway Shopping Centre, BROADWAY, NSW, 2007, Australia. The contact number is 0403 170 422. Also, the email address is email@example.com and the website address is www.millenniumauctions.com.au
Brusden-White Publishing has also relocated their offices to PO Box 58, Broadway Shopping Centre, BROADWAY, NSW, 2008, Australia. You can reach the office on (02) 9281 4066 or on 0403 170 422. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org and the website address is www.brusden-white.com.au
Rod Perry's Postal History has changed his contaact details. he can be reached at PO Box 122, Port Douglas, QLD, 4877. His phone number is 07 4098 0098 and email address is email@example.com.
News and Updates
Premier Postal Auctions has announced the availability of the following phlatelic publications:
(a) 'The Hand-Held Postmarks of South Australia and the Northern Territory' published by the Philatelic Society of South Australia. This three-volumes difinitive work is now available for sale at $175.
(b) The second editions of the 'Queensland Numerical' and 'Queensland Datestamp' books by Bernie Manning are also available. With updated information and illustrations in full colour, these two books are for sale at $160 plus postage, but if you order both books, there is a special deal for $260.
For further details, please contact David at Premier Postal Auctions (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit the website (www.premierpostal.com), select the 'book sales' submenu from the top left and simply order through there.
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Founded in 1948, APTA is the peak national philatelic trade association in Australia. With world-wide based members, we co-operate with member associations affiliated with the International Federation of Stamp Dealers' Associations (IFSDA) and other philatelic bodies. The Aims of APTA are to develop and maintain a high standard of business ethics, to provide benefits and services to members and to promote the hobby of philately.
APTA Membership embraces dealers, accessory manufacturers, wholesalers, publishers of philatelic literature and employees of members. Regardless of the size and type of your operation, APTA membership is an investment that will be most beneficial to you.
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