Volume 48 – #17

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Volume 48#17

December 5 – December 18, 2023

PHSC President Bob Stock and PHSC Journal Editor Tom Malicki with the Brigham collection book, which was available for sale at the recent Canpex-Royal *2023 * Royale held in London, Ont. (Photo by Mike Walsh)

Brigham’s world-championship exhibit becomes ‘objet d’art’

Ron Brigham’s ultimate pinnacle of winning the Grand Prix d’Honneur for his amazing exhibit, “Province of Canada – Pence issues 1851-1868” will forever be enshrined, thanks to the Postal History Society of Canada (PHSC). After hundreds of volunteer hours, the PHSC has released an elegant hardcover book that captures the rarities that made up Brigham’s extraordinary exhibit, which not only won the top honour in international philately but made the passionate philatelist the only Canadian to ever win the highest prize in competitive philately – a record that stands to this day. Canada’s celebrated philatelist, Ron Brigham died on Aug. 4, 2022. He was 78. Continue reading →

Canada Post’s last issue for 2023 celebrates Hannukah
Page 1
NTSC marks 85 years
Page 1
Canadian exhibits to compete at Thailand 2023
Page 4
Estimate-topping EFOs lead latest Maresch sale
Page 8
Stamp rings in the annual Festival of Lights
Page 12
Die proofs, postal history top estimates at Sparks sale
Page 13

This Week's Question
Do you have a collecting question
Page 4
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 16
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 19
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Endangered species series took to the sea, then to the sky
Page 6
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Christmas Island among the more unusual post office names
Page 14

Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

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