Address:  The Athenaeum, 154 Campground Road, Newlands​​

​​Contact:    royalphilct@gmail.com

​​​​​​ROYAL PHILATELIC SOCIETY-CAPE TOWN


Founded as the Cape Town Philatelic and Exchange Club on 3rd May, 1911; we became the Royal in August, 1953.


Newsletter 4: ​Summaries of two outstanding displays. First is Roddy Sparks'  Provisional issues of the Anglo Boer War with some of the gems of this era. Second is Danie Scheeper's excellent display of Union of South Africa Commemorative issues. 

Newsletters: 2019

.Newsletter 6​​
Newsletter 2: February - April
Hugh Amoore's Postage Dues - a focus on the treatment of underpaid mail, is a MUST read. ​​
Newsletter 1: January
Useful summaries of John Carter's Persian Gulf Post Offices and Mervyn Rosenberg's Mervyn a marvelous Cape of Good Hope​​​​
Newsletter 5. ​Records several wonderful meetings, including selections from a cinderella poster stamp evening, Kilroe's Colonial Hong Kong, and Jan Hofmeyr's  Philatelic Inventions of Henry Loewenberg, a report on the Juniors'evening and the Quiz (test yourself on the questions put to the temas from WP Societies). 
Newsletter 3: ​Volker Janssen introduces Pneumatic Mail, or Rohrpost in German. Danie Scheeper's short display includes a letter to Van Riebeeck while Commander at the Cape. British East Africa and Gandhi follow.