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So, you have a stamp collection and need more information for

  • have inherited a collection and want more information
  • value for insurance purposes
  • want to sell your collection
  • want to learn more about stamp collecting.

The Okanagan Valley has 3 stamp clubs located in Penticton, Kelowna and Vernon.  Each club has a contact person that can provide some next steps for you.


  1. Arrange to meet the club contact to view your collection.

 2. To prepare for the meeting:

a. Estimate of the number of items – 100’s or thousand

b. How many boxes, or tubs

c. What Countries are covered – Canada, USA, Great Britain, and Germany are the most common, along with worldwide – no particular country

d. How many albums, if any

e. Your goal – appraisal, sell, general information or donation to your own field of interest through a sale at public auction

f. Your contact information, name address, phone, and email

With this information, we can insure the appropriate amount of time to be set aside for your meeting and connect you with the best person in your area who may be the most knowledgeable about your collection specific countries or stamp type.

Please select based on your own location:

Kelowna           Ed    

Penticton          Steve

Vernon              Michael

WELCOME Stamp Collectors of the Okanagan

INFO This website provides you with information on the four stamp clubs operating in the Okanagan and how to connect.  Each major centre, Penticton, Kelowna and Vernon have their own club.  In addition, the OMPA (Okanagan Mainline Philatelic Association) is a regional club with members throughout the valley.

MEETINGS The clubs meet at various times throughout the year and their details can be found on the club menu tabs, above.

CONNECT We encourage you to be active in our philatelic community. Come and swap stamps, trade with other collectors, bid at the auction, and shop with our local dealers. Most of all enjoy the camaraderie of fellow collectors.

SELL / DONATE  For non collectors, we can offer guidance on disposing of your philatelic treasures, direct you to very capable appraisers or provide a local auction for selling your stamps.   We can provide an opportunity donate your stamp collection to your favourite the charity.  Ask for more information by contacting the club in your area.  Click the link for a contact in your area.

Stamp collecting is fun – if you stick with it 🙂

Mark Oakley



St Stephens Anglican Church

The Church is located on the corner of Prairie Valley Rd and Prairie Valley Road, in Summerland.

Parking is available in several locations

St Stephens Church, Summerland