Many years ago this piece was penned for us, and it still holds true:
By joining our Society, you will certainly gain more pleasure from your hobby. And with your help, the work of our Society will continue, for the benefit of all who appreciate cards, now and forever.
You see, every card collector, world-wide, is warmly welcomed to join Our Society.
Full Adult UK Membership is £27 per calendar year
European subscriptions are just £30 per calendar year
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Subscriptions outside Europe are £38 per calendar year.
You might be asking why should you join when you can view this website for free? Well the answer is that there is a lot more to us than just our website: for example, members…
⏺️ can share information, contribute to research, and chat about cards with people who share your interest
⏺️ become part of the largest card reference project and database in the world
⏺️ receive our regular bi-monthly, printed, colour A5 size magazine – for which you are invited to write articles
⏺️ vote in our annual “Cartophilic Cup” competition to select the year’s best article, or maybe win it with the one you wrote
⏺️ have full use of our library – the finest repository of card research in the world
⏺️ receive a discount in our bookshop
⏺️ can advertise free for their personal card wants via our “Memberads” advertisement section and on this website
⏺️ do not pay any buyers premium on cards they buy through our regular postal auctions
And once Peace returns to Our World, members will again
🔸have access to all our regional and worldwide branches, meetings, fairs and auctions
🔸 be able to attend one or both days of our Grand Annual Card Convention and Card Fair for free….
🔸and be allowed admission to that card packed hall before the general public are allowed to.
🔸 plus some other card fairs also give free or reduced price admission to our Society members
As it is purely the cost of posting our magazines to you by airmail that makes overseas membership more expensive, we now offer online world-wide subscriptions.
All this means is your magazine arrives electronically, not as a printed copy – and you read it on a computer, tablet, or phone.
Best of all, you still receive the same benefits as all our other members, as outlined above!
It is too early to say if this will be extended to UK members, but we do welcome your opinions.
The buttons below are direct links to pay your subscription. But if you would still like to ask questions, please do. You can email our membership secretary through our online contact form, which you reach by clicking HERE. And we look forward to greeting you as a society member very soon.
|Membership||Annual Subscription (per calendar year)||Buy Now|
|Full membership (UK)||£27.00|
|Full membership (EU)||£30.00|
|Full membership (International)||£38.00|
|Online membership (Non-UK Only)||£27.00|
|Under 21 (UK)||£10.00|
|2 Members (Same address) (UK)||£30.00|
|3 Members (Same address) (UK)||£35.00|
Hot on the heels of the treasure hunt which saw collectors trying to retrieve vintage packages from the depths of store shelving, here is another Transatlantic trend where people go online to watch collectors open sealed boxes. Read all about it at
The catalogue is now online (in two parts) at https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/tim-davidson/
The Hants and Surrey Club are proud to present a postal auction ending on the 12th October to members of the Cartophilic Society. The catalogue appears in full on this post. Do note the vast majority of the material offered was graded by our much m