In This Issue

Volume 40#13 Oct 20 – Nov 2, 2015, 2015

Legendary NHL goalies on Canada Post’s latest issue

ess than a week before the first puck dropped to begin the 2015-16 NHL season, six legendary goalies were immortalized as part of Canada Post’s multi-year NHL stamp collection celebrating the goaltending greats who transformed the game of hockey. Available in booklets of six – one for each player, including Lorne Worsley (Montreal Canadiens), Johnny Bower (Toronto Maple Leafs), Tony Esposito (Chicago Blackhawks), Bernie Parent (Philadelphia Flyers), Ken Dryden (Montreal Canadiens) and Martin Brodeur (New Jersey Devils) – the stamps measure 40 mm x 32 mm with simulated perforations and were printed by Lowe-Martin on Tullis Russell paper using seven-colour lithography. Continue reading →

Lorne Worsley, Johnny Bower, Tony Esposito, Bernie Parent, Ken Dryden and Martin Brodeur are featured on Canada Post’s ‘NHL Great Canadian Goalies’ six-stamp set. It’s the third of a five-year collection of NHL stamps leading up to the league’s 100th anniversary in 2017.

Also In This Issue
End of the line for CSDA Toronto show

Rick Day, president of the Canadian Stamp Dealers’ Association (CSDA), recently announced the upcoming National Postage Stamp Show, slated for Nov. 6-8 in Toronto, would be the CSDA’s final show.

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U.S. man in prison for stamp scam

A U.S. man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after he was found guilty of writing bad cheques to buy thousands of postage stamps, which he then resold.

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Wellburn Foundation offers annual Halloween treat

British Columbia’s Gerald E. Wellburn Philatelic Foundation is once again offering its annual Halloween stamp packs to local trick-or-treaters on southern Vancouver Island.

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