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Volume 43 – #02

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Volume 43#02

May 15 – May 28, 2018

Patricia Measures, collection manager and conservator at the Bank of Canada Museum (formerly known as Canada’s Currency Museum), was a keynote presenter at the National Postage Stamp and Coin Show on April 7.

‘Know your enemies,’ warns conservator

The first step in preserving your hard-earned philatelic collection is knowing your enemies. The myriad of problems collectors can encounter in conserving their collections – including why they’re happening and how to solve them – was highlighted in a presentation at the recent National Postage Stamp and Coin Show by Bank of Canada Museum conservator and collection manager Patricia Measures. Continue reading →

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PSSC taking its road show ‘to the next level’
Page 1

Regulars
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 20
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Columns
Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
A dealer’s dilemma: All talk and no action
Page 4
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Philately’s full of fun tales to ponder
Page 6

Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
Unravelling U.K. decimalization through postal history
Page 8
Randy Heimpel
StampNet
Online-only stamp shop has old-school roots
Page 10

Gary Dickinson
First-Day covers
Would the real grey jay please stand up?
Page 11
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Two of Canada’s honorary citizens also honoured on our stamp
Page 14

Chad Neighbor
Commonwealth Communiqué
Young disabled artist brings colour, verve to stamp world
Page 16
Robin Harris
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From around the world
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