Thursday, January 30, 2014


The Cyprus Philatelic Society was founded οn 5th December 1959 by 35 members. Its aim, as stated at the time it achieved the first general assembly, was to find α permanent home, to form a philatelic library, to promote Philately, to help its members in educational philatelic learning and research.

Today the Cyprus Philatelic Society counts more than 1279 members from Cyprus and abroad being the only society in Cyprus of its kind. Two hundred fifty six, out of 1279, are junior members. It is the leading society in its field and has an international stature. Its common utility status is based on the society's contribution to the continuous educational learning. It is α founder-member of the European Philatelic Federation (FEPA) and since 1987 full member of the International Philatelic Federation (F.LP.).

The Cyprus Philatelic society develops α rich philatelic activity in Cyprus and abroad and focuses mainly on the promotion of philatelic study and research achieving the cultural development of its members.
Its non-profit character is based on its principles and its contribution to the continuous process of philatelic education, as the only Learned Institution of Philately in Cyprus.

Thank you Dear Merja for this nice FDC.

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