Baroda Philatelic Society was established on 27th April, 1975, with 17 founder members. It is one of the oldest Society in the state of Gujarat. Baroda Philatelic Society is dedicated to the cause of philately and all its Executives are working on voluntary basis.

Aims & Objectives:
To help the active philatelists of the city and to meet under a common platform for gaining and sharing knowledge and the inter flow of communication between its members.
To trace the postal history of Baroda.

To help the members in procuring philatelic material of their interest.

To have a good library to facilitate philatelic research.

Baroda Philatelic Society has successfully organised 8 philatelic exhibitions in the city of Baroda to create the awareness amongst the philatelists of Baroda. 15 cancellations on different subjects has been sponsored by the Society on various occasions. Philatelic Workshops are conducted by the society, in the schools to promote the philately amongst the school children. Members of the society have participated in the State, National and International level exhibitions and have won many awards.
Monthly Meeting:
Members of the society meet regularly on 2nd Sunday of every month.

Dr. A.V. Patel’s Nursing Home,
Nr. Tarkeshwar, Vadodara.
Not a single meeting has been cancelled since the society came into existence.

Philatelic Issues available for Sale:
Stampmania 2009 Philatelic Material:

* 15.08.2009, Special Cover to mark 63rd Independence Day: Rs. 30/-
* 15.08.2009, 63rd Independence Day Stamp Booklet: Rs. 50
* 02.10.2009 Stamp Booklet to mark International Day of Non Violence - Gandhi Jayanti: Rs 50/-.
* 20.12.2009, Special Cover Commemorating Golden Jubilee of Jasu Patel's 14 Wickets at Kanpur Cricket Test Match against Australia in 1959: Rs. 30/-

* Surplus Philatelic Literature also available for Sale. Please View List of Literature.

We also have some books for disposal. Please email us for details.


Please contact Mr. Timir R. Shah, Hon. Secretary, Baroda Philatelic Society, “Jaya”, A-9, Siddharth Park, New VIP Road, Vadodara - 390 022. Phone Nos.: 0265- 2972382, Mobile: +919426724794 for your requirements.


Membership benefits:

Information of Philatelic activities.

Participation in functions organised the Society.

New issue service.

Advantage of Society's Philatelic Library.

Advantage of the Selling Counter.

Quarterly News Bulletin, Members' Directory, Library List.

Membership Fees:
(Membership is restricted to the residents of Baroda city and Baroda district only.)

Admission Fees : Rs. 100.00
Annual Fees (Adults)
 : Rs. 200.00
Annual Fees (Juniors)
 : Rs. 100.00
Life Membership Fees : Rs. 3,000.00

Associate Membership:
Philatelists residing outside Baroda District can become an Associate Member of the

Members will receive free copy of "VADOPHIL" a Quarterly News Bulletin of the Society.

Admission Fees : Rs. 100.00
Annual Fees   : Rs. 200.00
Life Membership Fees : Rs. 3,000.00 

Membership for Philatelists residing abroad:

Life Membership Fees : Rs. 7,500.00 

Dr. Ashwin Patel Memorial Philatelic Library:

The society has the finest philatelic library in the Gujarat State for catering to philatelic research and similar other objectives where philately as a hobby is the main criterion.

The library remains open on every Sunday between 10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon.

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Latest issue of "Vadophil" Quarterly News Bulletin of the Society is now available online.

Baroda Philatelic Society is bringing out Quarterly Newsletter "Vadophil”, which provides information related to Philately. News Letter is circulated to the members of the Society.

“MEMBERS’ DIRECTORY”, with detailed information of the members is also available. For non-members the cost of Rs. 25/- (including postage in India)

A Souvenir was published on the occassion of 'Stampmania 2009', Exhibition which contains researched articles on philately.
Rates of above publications for foreign countries may please be obtained from the Society. Please email us for more information.

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