The show will go on

Trajan media is getting back into the show business. It’s been more than 11 years since Canadian Stamp News publisher Trajan sold The International Collectors’ Fair, a.k.a. TICF. Since then, our “show” presence has been that of exhibitor at many stamp and coin shows across Canada. This is about to change. We recently acquired the... Continue reading →

Specialist ‘digging up material’ on Canada’s airmail history

Left to right: Galway, Garfield Portch and John Laraway review material on Canada’s airmail history during a 2015 presentation at a West Toronto Stamp Club meeting.

Dr. Robert Galway, a prominent aerophilatelist from Toronto, recently presented a lecture on the formative years of aviation in Canada and early history of airmail as part of the West Toronto Stamp Club (WTSC) discussion group program. Galway said he has spent the past four years “digging up material” on the topic of aviation and... Continue reading →

Collector classifieds take to the web

As I wrote in a column during the summer months, here at Trajan Media, we have been busy working behind the scenes on a number of new initiatives to launch over the fall and winter months. Our first major initiative this fall is a new website where philatelists and numismatists can meet at our new... Continue reading →

B.C. security firm sets eyes on stamps

An iridescent colour is created through the reflection and fragmentation of light waves off a number of nano-sized holes that can be added to virtually any surface.

Postal authorities around the world are looking to bolster their anti-counterfeiting measures, and they may look to nanotechnology for help. While the next step in sizing up this new technology is a big one, there has been solid interest from investors, who recently provided $2.6 million during the latest round of fundraising, which ended Aug.... Continue reading →

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