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Philatelic Society of Pittsburgh

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Philatelic Society of Pittsburgh
Founded1888
Typenot-for-profit organization
Focusall stamp collectors
Location
  • USA
Area served
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, area
Methodslide shows, speakers, auctions
SubsidiariesChapter #2 of the American Philatelic Society
Revenue
membership
WebsitePhilatelic Society of Pittsburgh
Also known as the Pittsburgh Stamp Club

The Philatelic Society of Pittsburgh, also known as the Pittsburgh Stamp Club, is a philatelic organization established to serve stamp collectors in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, area.[1]

History[edit]

The society was formed in 1888 and became Chapter No. 2 of the American Philatelic Society (APS), one of the APS's earliest chapters.[1]

Location[edit]

The Philatelic Society of Pittsburgh meets at First Lutheran Church, 615 Grant Street, in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Located across the street from the U.S. Steel building.) Schedule during the meetings include: club business, speakers, APS slide shows, stamp auctions, philatelic trading and gossip.[1]

PITTPEX[edit]

The organization holds its philatelic exhibition, called Pittpex, annually. PITTPEX is held the first weekend of November in South Fayette Township at Bridgeville, Pennsylvania.[1]

See also[edit]

  • Philately


References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 The Philatelic Society of Pittsburgh Archived 2008-05-09 at the Wayback Machine



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