Gold Rush in San Francisco!

Polonus held its annual meeting and exhibition at WESTPEX 2023. Polonus was well represented with 11 Exhibits with 59 frames. This represented over a quarter of the show’s frames which was the most of any participating society.

550th Anniversary of the Birth of Copernicus

This 3.90-zł stamp honors Nicolaus Copernicus (Mikołai Kopernik) (1473-1543), the famous astronomer and mathematician who postulated the heliocentric theory that the earth was a moving heavenly body, one of the planets, that all revolved around the sun.

Groszy Stamps 1915-1918

For many years I have been dealing with the subject of local posts in occupied Poland during the First World War. Building my collection, I began to ask myself why are the stamps of the local posts in Warszawa and Przedbórz denominated in groszy?

Welcome to the website of the Polonus Polish Philatelic Society

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Three important benefits of Polonus membership

Polonus Bulletin

All memberships include a subscription to the quarterly publication

Polonus Library

Members have access to the Polonus collection at the APRL and at other philatelic libraries.

Exhibit Mentoring

Assistance from experienced Polonus exhibitors and judges is available to all collectors.


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