Hobby sticks with you

Stamp collecting enthusiast John Sutton.        d441779
Stamp collecting enthusiast John Sutton.        d441779

Those interested in philately are encouraged to attend the Rockingham Stamp Show and Stamp Auction on Sunday. Philately is the study of stamps and postal history.

The show features eight dealers, a children�s table, door prizes and giveaway stamps. There are about 500 items to be auctioned.

Philatelic Society of Rockingham and Kwinana Districts member Dennis Penfold said the appeal of stamps was people could collect cheap stamps.

It will be held on Sunday, August 16, at the Gary Holland Centre, 19 Kent Street, Rockingham at 10am. Call 9528 7576. The event is run by the Rockingham and Kwinana club, the Mandurah Philatelic Society and the Fremantle and Districts Philatelic Society.