The Week in Shows (June 12-18)

This week’s philatelic shows and events begin June 18 with the monthly Burloak Stamp Fair, being held in Burlington, Ont. The show runs from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and includes upwards of nine dealers, active buys and “always something new,” according to organizer Steve Simon. The show has been held regularly for the past 19 years.

Also on June 18 is the 2016 South Central/Eastern Ontario Coin, Postage Stamp and Postcard Show, being held in Brighton, Ont. The show runs from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and promises more than one million Canadian and worldwide coins; paper money; postage stamps; covers; and postcards. According to organizers, related hobby supplies – “many at discounted prices” – will also available.

U.S. SHOWS

This week, there’s also a nearby U.S. show. The Syracuse Stamp, Coin and Collectibles Show is being held today at the Maplewood Inn in Liverpool, N.Y., about a two-hour drive south of Kingston, Ont., and a two-and-a-half-hour drive east from Fort Erie, Ont. Hosted by the Syracuse Stamp Club, the show is open from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and features dealers buying, selling and trading stamps and coins. Importantly, admission and parking are both free of charge.

UPCOMING BRIGHAM SALES

Brigham Auctions recently announced three forthcoming auction sales, scheduled from June 18-July 23:

  • June 18 features Large Queens; Late Victorian (1897-1903); and Edward VII Issues;
  • July 9 features Quebec Tercentenary/Macdonald-Cartier (1908-1914); Admirals and George V; Edward VIII; George VI Issues; and
  • July 23 features “back-of-the-book,” including Revenues and War Tax; Queen Elizabeth II; and Small Queen Issues.

“This will be your last chance to acquire material from the famous Brigham Collection of Canada,” according to auctioneers. “It includes new material and returns and unsolds from previous sales.”

The auction catalogues are available online at stampauctionnetwork.com/bg/bga.cfm.

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