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Volume 40#10 Sep 8 – Sep 21, 2015, 2015

New longest-reigning Queen prominent on Canadian stamps

She’s arguably the most well recognized woman of the modern world, much of which she has ruled – at least symbolically – since 1952, when she first ascended to the throne. Over the past 63-plus years, she has been – at one time or another – the ruler of 40 independent nations. She’s already Britain’s longest-lived monarch, and at 89-years-old, she’s also the world’s oldest. And if she’s still reigning on Sept. 9, she’ll become Britain’s longest-reigning head of state. Continue reading →

This Permanent-rate stamp (Scott #2518) was issued in 2012 to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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BNAPS study groups a boon for hobby

The various study groups of the British North America Philatelic Society (BNAPS) have proven to be a boon for the hobby.

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1880s stamp and coin journal offers window into hobby’s past

From July 1888-May 1889, The Canada Stamp and Coin Journal released 11 issues, eight of which were purchased by Christopher for only $10 at an auction of outdated catalogues and price guides.

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A world of interest in military postal history

For more than a century, the Canadian military has provided postal services for its troops stationed around the world.

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