‘Travelling Postal Museum’ highlights show circuit

Grégoire Teyssier, curator of the Travelling Postal Museum, uses the 1930s-era stamping machine produced by Pitney Bowes, a mailing equipment and services company founded in 1920.

A “Travelling Postal Museum” produced by long-time philatelist and award-winning exhibitor Grégoire Teyssier, of Québec, is making the rounds at stamp shows across the country. First presented this March at the Lakeshore Stamp Club exhibition in Dorval, Qué.; at Orapex in Ottawa this May; and at the Postal History Society of Canada (PHSC) Symposium in Hamilton this July, the museum will also be displayed at BNAPEX – the annual convention of the British North America Philatelic Society – in Québec this September. Continue reading →

McLaughlin’s ‘Maple Leaf Issue’ wins Grand at Royal

Exhibitor David McLaughlin (right) won the Grand Award at the 2018 Royal Philatelic Society of Canada Convention. His exhibit, ‘The Maple Leaf Issue of Canada 1897-1898,’ was a ‘thorough, in-depth study,’ according to Chief Judge Joel Weiner (left).

David McLaughlin’s eight-frame exhibit, “The Maple Leaf Issue of Canada 1897-1898,” won the Grand Award at the 160-frame exhibition held during The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) Convention this June. The exhibit also earned the RPSC Excellence Award (Title Page/Synopsis); the American Philatelic Society (APS) Medal of Excellence (Research); the British North America Philatelic Society (BNAPS) Best BNA Exhibit Award; and the BNAPS Best BNA Research Award. Continue reading →

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