Volume 43#07

July 24 – August 6, 2018

Exhibitor David McLaughlin (right) won the Grand Award at the 2018 Royal Philatelic Society of Canada Convention. His exhibit, ‘The Maple Leaf Issue of Canada 1897-1898,’ was a ‘thorough, in-depth study,’ according to Chief Judge Joel Weiner (left).

McLaughlin’s ‘Maple Leaf Issue’ wins Grand at Royal

David McLaughlin’s eight-frame exhibit, “The Maple Leaf Issue of Canada 1897-1898,” won the Grand Award at the 160-frame exhibition held during The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) Convention this June. The exhibit also earned the RPSC Excellence Award (Title Page/Synopsis); the American Philatelic Society (APS) Medal of Excellence (Research); the British North America Philatelic Society (BNAPS) Best BNA Exhibit Award; and the BNAPS Best BNA Research Award. Continue reading →

Features
Stamps featuring astronomy, sharks, weather announced by Canada Post
Page 1
Bemoaning a lack of interest creates a defeatist attitude
Page 4
RPSC applauds St. Catharines for 90th convention
Page 4

Regulars
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 16
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 19
Columns
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
2003 stamp marks 50th anniversary of Korean Armistice
Page 6
David Piercey
Philatelic Bookshelf
‘The Path to Gold’ much anticipated by philatelic exhibitors
Page 8

Mike Smith
Deltiology
Montréal Postcard & Old Paper Show caps off great season
Page 11
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
From cave paintings to clay tablets, ancient communications
Page 14

Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18
Past Issues
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