Witwatersrand Philatelic Society

The society is one of the longest-running philatelic societies in South Africa and caters for all levels of collectors. 

Beginner enthusiasts and experienced philatelists are equally welcome. 

Many members are well-respected philatelists and able to guide and advise new fanatics as well as experienced experts wishing to exhibit competitively.

The society formally meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the Auckland Park grounds of the Country Club Johannesburg.

Themes for 2024

Members are invited to bring items of interest for discussion. Each meeting also has a theme and the program for 2024 is:

10 January - One to Five Page Evening

14 February - Open Class Exhibit Evening

13 March - Annual General Meeting

10 April - Digital Workshop Evening

8 May - Favourite Cover/s

12 June - First Competitive Evening

10 July - No Rules One Frame Evening

14 August - Invitation to Pretoria Philatelic Society

11 September - One Frame Evening

9 October - Second Competitive Evening

13 November - Invited Exhibitor

11 December - President’s Evening + Cocktail Party

An informal Stamp Study Group meets on the last Wednesday of each month, except December, at the Woodmead property of the Country Club Johannesburg.


The President of the society is Herbie Schaffler

Contact details: 082 722 7604


Nikki Espley-Jones

Contact details: | 011 710 6406