Volume 38 – #07

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Volume 38#07

July 30 – August 12, 2013

Join the British Empire Study Group on June 13 at 6 p.m. ET for “Censorship in the Solomons 1939 – 1945” with Ian Kimmerly.

Stella stories stir up a second sticky stamp

“It’s a great honour that my art has been chosen to appear on stamps,” Gay said. “I think it’s a sign that the art created for children’s books is recognized as an important medium that leads to visual literacy and changes one’s vision of the world.” The stamps are based on original watercolour artwork from the Stella books and depict the character playing in a tree and sitting with her brother and dog reading a story. Continue reading →

Newly released stamps celebrate spirit of radio
Page 17
Stamp salute for a great storyteller
Page 22
Stamp dealer, high school team up to honour explorer
Page 22
Counterfeits fool again
Page 23

CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 19
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Knowledge, effort lead to valuable treasure

The recent discovery of a third two-cent Large Queen green on laid paper has a lesson for all collectors. For starters, the stamp was found in a circuit book. That means that there are still great finds out there to be had, if you have your eyes open, your wits about you, and a bit of knowledge. We don’t know how many people looked at that stamp before it was purchased, but we do know the buyer had enough knowledge to know the stamp stood out from most.

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By Bret Evans
Carolyn Mullin
Looking Back
Handsome airmail stamp broke tradition with all-Canadian...
Page 6
Carolyn Mullin
Off The Beaten Track
Camel Post travels the sands of time
Page 8

Carolyn Mullin
Focus on Collecting
Organization key to ease in collecting
Page 10
Carolyn Mullin
Philatelic Bookshelf
Rich histories explored by cover and postcard compendiums
Page 11

Carolyn Mullin
Stamping Grounds
Telephone inventor’s voice recovered
Page 14
Carolyn Mullin
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

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