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Volume 43 – #05

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Volume 43#05

June 26 – July 9, 2018

North Toronto Stamp Club Exhibition co-chairs John Wilson (left) and Jean Wang explain the importance of perseverance in philatelic exhibiting.

Exhibiting beyond local level a matter of perseverance

It’s easy to learn but difficult to master. Progressing through the local, regional, national and international waters of philatelic exhibiting requires careful skill, attention to detail and committed passion for the hobby. Beyond the local level, it becomes increasingly difficult to stand out from the competition, but according to a trio of award-winning exhibitors and members of the North Toronto Stamp Club (NTSC), it’s all about perseverance. “It’s not one and done,” said NTSC Exhibition co-chair John Wilson, who was joined by fellow exhibition co-chair Jean Wang and website administrator Leon Matthys for an hour-long presentation at the recent National Postage Stamp and Coin Show. “It’s about repeated iterations.” Continue reading →

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