Stamp Fairs

Stamp fairs are held over weekends in various parts of the country, allowing collectors and stamp dealers to meet at a convenient hall or venue.  Often an auction of stamps and postal items is held in conjunction with the fair.

First Saturday:

Pretoria: Greek Orthodox Church, corner Lynnwood Rd & Roper St, Hillcrest, Brooklyn.
9 am to 3 pm.  Organiser:  Paul van Zeyl 012 329-2464.  Email: paulvz@mweb.co.za
2018 dates: 6 Jan, 3 Feb, 3 Mar, 7 Apr, 5 May, 2 Jun, 7 Jy, 4 Aug, 1 Sep, 6 Oct, 3 Nov, 1 Dec.  Fair includes a philatelic exhibition, and auction 11 am-12.30 pm.

  • 09 am TBVC Study Group meeting on the stoep
  • 10 am Thematics SA meeting on the stoep

First Saturday except
January 2018

Durbanville Stamp Fair: 2018 provisional dates: 13 Jan, 3 Feb, 3 Mar, 7 Apr, 5 May,  2 Jun, 7 Jul, 4 Aug, 1 Sep, 6 Oct, 3 Nov. 1 Dec. Bergsig NGK Hall, corner Protea St/Boland Way, Vierlanden, Contact: Ken Joseph, tel 021 867-0066, cell 072 597-1287, Philatelic Friends, Fields of Gold, Farm1426/1, Paarl Rd, Drakenstein.  Email: ken@philatelicfriends.com.  Opening times: 9.00 am to 1 pm.  Residence: Fields of Gold, Farm 1426/1, Paarl Road R301, Drakenstein.

 

First Saturday except
January 2018

Durbanville Stamp Fair: 2018 provisional dates: 13 Jan, 3 Feb, 3 Mar, 7 Apr, 5 May,  2 Jun, 7 Jul, 4 Aug, 1 Sep, 6 Oct, 3 Nov. 1 Dec. Bergsig NGK Hall, corner Protea St/Boland Way, Vierlanden, Contact: Ken Joseph, tel 021 867-0066, cell 072 597-1287, Philatelic Friends, Fields of Gold, Farm1426/1, Paarl Rd, Drakenstein.  Email: ken@philatelicfriends.com.  Opening times: 9.00 am to 1 pm.  Residence: Fields of Gold, Farm 1426/1, Paarl Road R301, Drakenstein.

 

Bluff Stamp Fair, Durban: NG Church Hall, LIGHTHOUSE ROAD, Bluff; 8.00 -11.30
Contact: John Bracey, tel 031 266-1020; cell 072 104-4640; john@rsastamps.co.za.
Take Edwin Swales Highway to the Bluff; end of Edwin Swales Rd take left hand fork to Bluff Rd which leads to Lighthouse Rd with Dual carriageway  going STRAIGHT up the hill through 2 traffic lights, past water tower at top on right, down hill to junction and traffic lights, Tara Rd; keep LEFT on a long straight; at the end is NGK Church opposite Fynnlands Primary School.

Second Saturday:

Kyalami Country Club, Mid Rand. Organiser: Kenny.napier@mweb.co.za;
Auctioneer: Clinton Goslin; cell 083 272-9367; atlasauctioneers@lantic.net, both SAPDA members, 9 am to 3 pm including an auction.  2017: 9 Dec. 2018: 13 Jan, 1 Feb, 10 Mar, 14 Apr, 12 May, 9 Jun, 14 Jul, 11 Aug, 8 Sep, 13 Oct, 10 Nov, 8 Dec,

From the N1take the R51 Allandale Road turn-off and drive 4.5km along Allandale Road towards the Kyalami Race Track (west).  At the Race Track turn right on the R55 Kyalami Main Road and drive 1.6km north to the M71 road to Bryanston. Turn left on to the M71 and drive 2km to Maple Road. Turn right into Maple Road and drive 1km to the Kyalami Country Club entrance on the right. Viewing from 9.00, live Auction at 11.00.

Third Saturday:

QSA (Quick Stamp Auction): monthly auction 11 am at Kyalami Country Club; viewing from 9 am.   Auctions run by two knowledgeable collectors/exhibitors, Cedric Roché RDPSA (national and international judge) and Paul van Zeyl RDPSA, 076-124-9367, email paulvz@mweb.co.za. 2018 dates: 20 Jan, 17 Feb, 17 Mar, 21 Apr, 19 May, 16 Jun, 21 Jul, 18 Aug, 15 Sep (no QSA auction but on 20 Oct auction will be held during the national exhibition, Stampshow 2018, in Centurion), 17 Nov, 15 Dec.

Durbanville Auctions stamp fair venue: 17 Mar, 19 May, 21 Jul, 15 Sep, 17 Nov 2018

Last Saturday:

East Rand Stamp Fair: Edenvale Bowling Club, 6th Avenue.  Organiser Kenny Napier  Kenny.napier@mweb.co.za, 9 am to 3 pm; auction at 11am by Clinton Goslin, details under Kyalami. 2018: 27 Jan, 24 Feb, 28 Apr, 26 May, 30 Jun, 28 Jul, 25 Aug, 29 Sep, 27 Oct, 24 Nov.  No shows in Mar or Dec.

From North, South, East and West proceed along N3 Pretoria and take Edenvale M16 Linksfield Rd exit.  At 4th robot, (past Edenvale High School), turn left into First Av, (Sasol Garage on opposite corner), proceed up (past Police Station) and down the hill through the dip and across the river. Turn right into Short St at first stop street after the dip. In Short St go to T-junction, turn left and immediately right into 11th Street. Turn left at 3rd crossing (6th Avenue) and drive through gates.  Coming from East Rand, take Edenvale turn-off on N12 and go up Van Riebeeck St.  More details on GOOGLE.

Last Sunday:

Chantecler Hotel, Botha’s Hill: 10h00 to 15h00 run by Beverley McNaught-Davis 031 904-1522, 081 270-2873, mcod@telkomsa.net. It is essential to book.