Welcome to the website of the Polar Postal History Society of Great Britain (PPHSGB)
the Society for collectors of Arctic and Antarctic Polar Postal History from around the World.
A warm welcome to the website of the Polar Postal History Society of Great Britain. The aims of the Society are to promote the study of postal history from the polar regions and to act as a meeting place where members can exchange information and learn more about their areas of interest. We welcome members from not just Great Britain but from all around the World!
2018 sees a number of eras of Anniversary of the USA in exploring, including the disputed 1908 claim on the North Pole, and 1955-58 Deep Freeze and IGY onwards. Covering this and all other possible connections with their activity seems overdue. This can be from Postcards issued, ships in use, mail of course used on or about Expeditions – and not all on Admiral Byrd please! Photos, covers, maps, - indeed we await to see and be amazed at what attendees will bring to show and tell!
main slots have been filled, but remember Saturday night for
this and any subject of choice, your latest purchase etc.
Read more in the PPHSGB events section!
If you are interested in the Postal History of the Polar Regions, either North and South, please contact us for more information or better still fill out the application form and join our society. Please specify your range of interests on the application form, but whatever they are, you will be most welcome. Happy polar collecting!
The Polar Postal History Society is pleased to announce the launch of the online Polar Post Library. The Polar Postal History Library includes all issues of Polar Post from 1953 with lists of contents (where available) – that is over 250 issues!
Members can go directly to the Polar Post library here or click on one of the 250 Polar Post front covers to go directly to a specific issue.