Monaro Collectors Group (FAR No 409809690)
Founded in 1996 in response to the Howard government's attack on those with an interest in firearms collecting, the MCG provided a meeting place for local collectors belonging to three peak bodies.
1. Antique Arms Collectors of Australia
In 2008, MCG became a stand-alone affiliate with the SSAA and was granted a FAR club authority number. The group meets every two months in Cooma, with attendances counting towards a collector's legal obligation.
A typical meeting consist of a meal and a business meeting, held on a Monday night and starting at 6pm. The meeting then adjourns to a presentation and discussion on the nominated topic. The topics in 2011 will be:
For further information, interested persons can contact Tony Miller on 6453 3125 or email email@example.com
It with deep regret we announce the death of Edgar Penzig (1929 -2010)
in Oatlands Tasmania on 19 Nov 2010. Edgar was one of the organisers of
blackpowder shooting in NSW and the founder of the Antique Arms Collectors.
He was truly the grandfather of collecting and colonial history in this
country and a good friend and advisor to many in the Monaro Collectors