Collecting postcards provides great insight on nation’s history

This patriotic postcard contains a pre-written nationalistic poem.

By Jesse Robitaille It all started in 1977, when 10 postcard-collecting enthusiasts established the Toronto Postcard Club (TPC). The club meets monthly in North York, where for almost 40 years its significant influence and contribution has helped Canadian deltiology progress to where it is today. Made up of nearly 300 dedicated members from the world over, the TPC serves the collecting interests of many deltiologists. And those interests are varied, said TPC President George Sachs, adding that collectors can enjoy both the front and back sides of cards, ranging from topics like geographic areas to industries or animals. Most importantly, Sachs said, postcards provide an invaluable look into the history of the nation. Continue reading →

Shows are great for the business

There’s no business like show business... While this popular phrase is borrowed from the 1954 movie of the same name and the famous song in the stage musical, Annie Get Your Gun, given it’s “awards season” in the ‘show’ business, I think it’s also timely to shine the light on stamp shows. Since joining the Trajan team, I have been making a concerted effort to attend as many stamp and coin shows as possible, and, I have become a fan of the shows for many good reasons. Continue reading →

Keep up to date with the philatelic community

Sign up to receive our newsletter.

Canadian Stamp News

Canada

Canadian Stamp News is Canada's premier source of information about stamp collecting and related fields.

Although we cover the entire world of philatelics, the majority of our readers are Canadian, and we concentrate on the unique circumstances surrounding collecting in our native land.

Send Us Your Event

Running an event? Send it to us and we will display it on Canadian Stamp News!

Submit Event →

Subscribe To 26 Issues For Just $47.99/year

Subscribe today to receive Canada's premier stamp publication. Canadian Stamp News is available in both paper and digital forms.

Subscribe Now