Iconic philatelist, RDP signatory Michael Madesker dies at 96

Michael Madesker stands by his portrait at the Vincent Graves Greene Philatelic Research Foundation in Toronto, where it hangs alongside the images of six other iconic philatelists.

Long-time philatelist Michael Madesker, one of Canada’s signatory of the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists (RDP), has died at age 96. A leading figure in Canadian philately for more than half a century, Madesker died on Dec. 27 at Mackenzie Health Hospital in Richmond Hill, Ont. In his personal hobby, he was an “eclectic” collector, writer and... Continue reading →

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