Thank you visiting the International Society of Guatemala Collectors web site. The ISGC is a non-profit organization and APS affiliate founded in 1948; membership in the Society is open to anyone interested in stamps and postal history of colonial and modern Guatemala and adjacent regions of Central America.
A Note on PayPal Payments
Please use the email address listed on the Join/Renew ISGC Button on the Menu to make dues payments via PayPal. The email address for the Treasurer on the Contact Us area is for communication with the Treasurer, not for payments.
Exhibits now available for viewing: The Quetzal Airmails (Jaime Marckwordt), A Selection of Guatemalan Postmarks, 1871-1902 (Cécile Gruson), Collecting Guatemala (David Jickling, coordinator), Guatemalan Auxiliary Markings, 1898-1967 (David Fine). Also available: PDF file of the Perforation Gauge Presentation from Washington 2006.
2014 ISGC Auction Completed
ISGC Auction manager Jonathan Topper has announced the results of the 2014 ISGC Auction.
The above documents and images may be viewed by members and non-members alike. Participation in the auction was open only to ISGC members in good standing. Fill out and send in the ISGC Membership Application
to join the ISGC.
David Reitsema is the current editor of El Quetzal
. Reitsema is one of the Directors of the ISGC and has previously served as its President. He has authored numerous articles in El Quetzal
over the years. EQ has an entirely new format commencing with the December 2012 issue,
and the printing quality has been dramatically improved. A PDF of the entire March 2013 issue
has been made accessible on-line to the public to serve as an example of what is available to members.
Above is a thumbnail of the cover of the current issue of El Quetzal, #359, September, 2014. Click on it to view a full sized image that includes the table of contents. Members may sign in to view the entire issue online in the Library
section of this website. Past issues are also available.