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Volume 42 – #04

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Volume 42#04

June 13 – June 26, 2017

Peter Maresch (left), owner of R. Maresch & Son, alongside Rob Perfect at Orapex in Ottawa this May.

R. Maresch & Son returns to show business amid big move

Peter Maresch – the grandson of famed philatelic collector and dealer Richard Maresch – has big plans for the next phase of the Toronto-based family business. The business will be moving from its fifth-floor Yonge Street office to a new headquarters about 30 minutes north of downtown in Aurora, Ont. The new office, which they’ll be moving to at the end of September, is unit six of 2 Vata Ct. “We’ve outgrown the space,” said Maresch at his Orapex dealer table on May 7. “Stamps are coming in by the truckloads. They used to come in briefcases; now they’re coming in truckloads. It’s great, but it’s just too difficult to get them in and out.” Continue reading →

Features
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Page 1
Hard-to-find B.C. material star of Eastern’s June sale
Page 1
Stamp recognizes Muslim festivals
Page 4
Sixth of 10 Canada 150 stamps unveiled in Newfoundland
Page 4
Canadian Aerophilatelic Society addresses ‘state of society’ at Orapex
Page 10
Since 1950, Canada has seen a 90 per cent increase in stamp issues
Page 17
Move afoot to get Cohen on Canadian stamp
Page 19

Regulars
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 20
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Columns
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Ukrainian-Canadian Victoria Cross winner led remarkable li
Page 6
Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
Society journals slake thirst for postal history
Page 8

Mike Smith
Deltiology
Well-established retailer was major source of German-made ca
Page 11
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Love letters surface after 72 years
Page 14

Robin Harris
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Page 18
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