Rossica Society of Russian Philately
|Founder||E. Arkhangelsky (Yugoslavia)|
|Type||not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization|
|Focus||from stampless covers to modern day issues|
|Method||chapters, newsletter, philatelic exhibitions|
|Ray Pietruszka, president|
|Mission||appreciation of the collecting and study of postage stamps and postal history of Russia|
|Website||Rossica Society of Russian Philately|
The Rossica Society of Russian Philately (Общество русской филателии "Россика") is a society founded for the study and appreciation of the postage stamps and postal history of Russia.
The philatelic exhibition ROSSICAPEX, sponsored by the society, took place 25–28 June 2009 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California. ROSSICAPEX was held in conjunction with the ASDA Stamp Show at the same venue.
Rossica Journal of Russian Philately
The society publishes the Rossica Journal of Russian Philately, which was originally published in Russian, and is now published in English. The journal won the gold medal at SESCAL 2003, gold medals at NAPEX 2005 and 2015, and the vermiel medal at St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2007.
The society is governed by a set of by-laws, and is administered by a board of directors, a president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, librarian and auditor. Current (2015) president is Ray Pietruschka of Madison, Alabama.
- Postage stamps and postal history of Russia
- 'The Journal of the Rossica Society of Russian Philately' Index content archive from 1998 No. 131/132 - 1954 No. 54
Rossica is not governed by a set of by-laws. They have a Constitution.
- Rossica Society of Russian Philately
- Rossica Society Discussion Forum
- Rossica Society Virtual Gallery of Philatelic Material
- Archive of the Rossica Society, an open access online collection of the Society's Rossica Journal of Russian Philately, along with other digitized holdings from the Society's Library
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