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Volume 42#23 Mar 6 – Mar 19, 2018, 2018

Never mark a stamp as ‘fake,’ says Canada’s top forgery expert

“NEVER mark on the back of a stamp ‘FAKE’. This is a requirement by eBay for sellers that even ‘might’ believe their item is a fake. Problem is that sellers very often cannot tell if their item is a fake or not. They often do not have the specialized knowledge that would make them 100% sure,” reads Pugh’s post, which can be found at at facebook.com/groups/CollectingCanadianStamps. Continue reading →

Philatelic fake and forgery expert Ken Pugh is warning philatelists against marking their stamps with the word ‘fake,’ regardless of their personal opinion about the material.

Also In This Issue
Some names on postmarks seem all too familiar

Just for fun, I thought I’d share some alternate locations for a few familiar Canadian place names, plus a few that are lesser-known.

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Nice grouping of Canadian stamps in upcoming Kelleher auction

A nice grouping of 296 choice stamps and items of postal history from Canada and Newfoundland are part of Daniel F. Kelleher’s flagship public auction

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Edmonton Stamp Club reaching out to expand National Show

The Edmonton Stamp Club’s annual Spring National Show will be held at a new location, the Central Lion’s Recreational Centre, this March in Edmonton, Alta.

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