Royal Philatelic Society London

The Royal Philatelic Society London (RPSL) is the oldest philatelic society in the world. It was founded on 10 April 1869 as The Philatelic Society, London.[2][3] The society runs a postal museum, the Spear Museum of Philatelic History, at its headquarters in London.

The Royal Philatelic Society London
The former premises of the Royal Philatelic Society London at 41 Devonshire Place on the corner with Devonshire Street.
AbbreviationRPSL
Formation10 April 1869; 152 years ago (1869-04-10)
TypeLearned societies
Headquarters15 Abchurch Lane
London EC4N 7BW UK
Coordinates51°31′17.2″N 0°08′59.1″W
FieldsPhilately
Membership (2017)
2,200 in 80 countries[1]
Patron
Queen Elizabeth II
President
Richard Stock
Websitewww.rpsl.org.uk
Formerly called
The Philatelic Society, London (1869–1905)