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!
This event took place on 31st May at the Royal Philatelic Society, London and presented a broad display of material of polar philatelic material. It was was an uncommon opportunity to view a variety of extraordinary Polar material at a single venue.
It was a great success and was one of the most attended events at the "Royal" held this year with over 150 visitors.
a broad display of material in this field interested those
currently involved in Polar Philately, but also attracted many visitors with a curiosity or
developing interest in Polar Philately.
Read more in the Royal Philatelic Society Polar Group Display section!
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!