Past CAPEX exhibitor returns 44 years later

An 1867 folded letter sheet features what Ontario exhibitor Hazel Elmslie describes as ‘a beautiful example’ of a blue Spanish cartwheel cancellation in a 15-page iteration of her exhibit on that subject. It earned 73 points at Savpex 2021, a virtual national-level exhibition held in South Africa.

In a story for record books of Canadian philately, exhibitor Hazel Elmslie will make history this June, when her Spanish postal history exhibit comes to Toronto as part of CAPEX 22. A long-time resident of London, Ont., Elmslie immigrated to Canada from the United Kingdom in 1956 and began collecting stamps four years later. A... Continue reading →

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