Volume 38 – #12

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Volume 38#12

October 8 – October 21, 2013

Elisapie at the unveiling stamp ceremony on June 13. (Photo provided by Canada Post)

Vanishing ghosts, missing Lincs in 2013

Five of the six commemorative envelopes planned for 2013 have already been issued, while the fate of the sixth remains unknown along with the fate of the Haunted Canada stamps. A total of six commemorative envelopes were announced when the program was finalized in 2012. All six were to honour Canadian anniversaries, with a permanent-rate domestic stamp and special cancel. Five were unveiled earlier this year. Continue reading →

‘Birthplace of Confederation’ welcomes BNAPS convention
Page 8

CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 19
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Summer in stamps anything but quiet

This is a story that started as a bit of rumour going around that “something” was out there, which I first picked up on at the RPSC convention in Winnipeg. Armed with that rumour, I spent hours talking to people and sifting through possibilities. There were a few false reports along the way, but finally I got the thing figured out. However, it was still totally unconfirmed.

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By Bret Evans
Carolyn Mullin
Looking Back
Mammal medium-value definitives pose challenge for collect..
Page 6
Carolyn Mullin
Philatelic Bookshelf
British Columbia philately gets BNAPS treatment
Page 9

Carolyn Mullin
Stamping Grounds
Knowledge key in third two-cent Large Queen find
Page 14
Carolyn Mullin
First-Day Covers
Joseph C. Rosenbaum had three lives as FDC maker
Page 17

Carolyn Mullin
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18
Carolyn Mullin
Philatelic Profile
Designer digs deep into postal past
Page 22

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