About 500,000 stamps, mint and used, expected at fair

IT IS estimated there will be around 500,000 stamps (mint and used), plus accessories available for purchase at the Caloundra Stamp Fair.

Hosted by the Caloundra Stamp Club, it will be held at the Beerwah and District Community Hall, 25 Peachester Rd, Beerwah, on Sunday, August 23.

The fair will open from 8.30am-3.30pm and members of the public are most welcome to attend.

Entry is free, and there is plenty of off-street parking available.

The hall is wheelchair accessible.

There will be five stamp dealers (buying and selling) attending with a wide range of stock.

There will also be up to 18 stamp clubs with stamps, covers etc for sale.

Other attractions will be a bargain table, and an auction at 1.30pm of philatelic items offered by club members or the public. Auction lots must be submitted by 10.30am and there is a limit of 200 lots.

There will be a raffle with multiple prizes and hourly lucky door prize.

Refreshments will be available at moderate prices.

For more information phone secretary Jill on 5494 7233 or email jill hughes1@bigpond.com.

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