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Volume 43#05 Jun 26 – Jul 9, 2018, 2018

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 →

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

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Calgary-Edmonton airmail celebration

On July 9, 1918, the first carriage of airmail between Calgary and Edmonton was a big event.

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Careful handling practices help preserve value

Whether you’re a collector or an investor, proper care and handling will go a long way in protecting the value of your stamps, covers and other philatelic items.

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Canada Post’s gift to Point Pelee on its 100th birthday

A framed, poster-sized version of the Point Pelee National Park stamp issued earlier this year was presented to the park’s representatives this May to mark its 100th anniversary.

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