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Volume 48#04 Jun 6 – Jun 19, 2023, 2023

Orapex’s 60th also ‘the best,’ says longtime show dealer

Orapex 2023 not only drew “high-calibre” exhibits, but also crushed past attendance and set sales records for stamp dealers during the May 6-7 show at Ottawa’s Nepean Sportsplex. “Orapex 2023 was very successful in terms of the general public attending, dealer satisfaction, great exhibits, and well-attended philatelic meetings and open-to-the-public philatelic presentations,” said committee chair John Tooth. “The planning that was undertaken by the Orapex committee of 18 individuals addressed many if not all of the problems of Orapex 22. Stamp shows are detail-driven and when all of these pieces come together as they did with this year’s show, the result was an outstanding two days.” Chief judge Sam Chiu had high praise for this year’s exhibition. Continue reading →

The judges at Orapex 2023 had a challenging task as the 60th anniversary of the national show drew numerous impressive exhibits.

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‘Exceptionally rare’ first-day covers on the block in Sparks sale

Two “exceptionally rare and important early first-day covers” are set to cross the block at Sparks Auctions’ sale No. 47 over five sessions on June 1-3.

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RPSC annual meeting this June via Zoom

The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada will hold its annual general meeting virtually on June 11.

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Lots, bidders double at Oxfam’s stamp auction

Oxfam Canada has raised more than $10,000 through its popular stamp auction program, which concluded March 31.

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