About the Society

Founded in 1946 by Edward H. Spiro, the Helvetia Philatelic Society of Great Britain is a national organisation that exists
for the benefit of people interested in collecting the stamps and postal history of Switzerland, and furthering the interests of Swiss philately in general.

Helvetia Society 75 Years.


  • To encourage and support all collectors, from the beginner to the specialist, in the enjoyment of
    their hobby.
  • To assist members with research into their chosen subjects of interest.
  • To collate and distribute to members, through a monthly Newsletter, up-to-date information on
    all aspects of Swiss Philately.
  • To organise regular meetings in various regions of the country, offering members a friendly
    environment in which collectors of all ages and from all walks of life can share their common
    interest in Swiss philately.

Membership provides a host of benefits and if this subject is of interest to you – why not check out our Membership package here.