About us

AS.IT.AF. – the Italian Astrophilately Society – has been established in 2008 as a non-profit organization, to become the focal point for all astrophilately collectors in Italy and to disseminate information among the Members and serve as a forum for exchange of ideas on our common hobby.

AS.IT.AF. aims at

  • Promoting the interests of astrophilatelists and space collectors;
  • Facilitating contacts among collectors;
  • Promoting studies, research and publications about historical and technical aspects in relation with astrophilately and space mail;
  • Helping in starting a collection, with particular attention to young collectors;
  • Helping in finding proper astrophilatelic items, minimizing risks and errors;
  • Producing astrophilatelic items related to space events contributed by italy;
  • Organizing seminars and meetings about topics of interest;
  • Facilitating participation to astrophilately events;
  • Creating and maintaining relationships with similar foreign associations.

AS.IT.AF is affiliated with the Federazione fra le Società Filateliche Italiane

AD*ASTRA , the quarterly Journal of AS.IT.AF. provides information – both in Italian and English – on the main astrophilatelic and space events, with a special focus on Italy.

AS.IT.AF. is a non-profit organization and does not support commercial activity.