Volume 44 – #01

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Volume 44#01

April 30 – May 13, 2019

About $600 worth of material was offered to dozens of young bidders in the 36-lot Young Collectors Postage Stamp and Coin Auction this March.

‘Young Collectors’ turn up in full force at Trajan’s ‘National Show’

Bidding was fierce between dozens of eccentric juniors vying for nearly 40 lots of material in the Young Collectors Postage Stamp and Coin Auction this March.Organized by Lisa McPherson, national youth co-ordinator of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) and first vice-president of the Ontario Numismatic Association (ONA), the auction offered 36 lots of material donated by hobby organizations such as Trajan Publishing, The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) and the RCNA as well as individual dealers and collectors.“There’s about $600 worth of material being offered today, and everybody will get something,” said McPherson, who served as the auction runner and added every participant who didn’t win a bid would receive a gift bag. Continue reading →

Royal Convention exhibit applications due May 1
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WTSC wins back-to-back GTAPA Challenge Cups
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First World War Allied Forces cancellations highlight Edmonton exhibition
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CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
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Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
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Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Artist whose historic watercolour was used on stamp wrote de
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Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
Early Pacific coast mail service highlighted in recent PHS
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Gary Dickinson
First-Day Covers
Beavers galore on stamp-on- stamp first day covers
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Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Mourning covers edged in black forewarned of grim contents
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Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
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Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
The phones don’t stop when you’re a dealer
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