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Volume 44#05 Jun 25 – Jul 8, 2019, 2019

‘Symposium’ connects historians with history

A sign of summer holidays for some philatelists, the annual Postal History Society of Canada (PHSC) Symposium is now in its third year. Once again, this year’s festivities are set to kick off this July in Hamilton, Ont. From the 15-dealer bourse and 120-frame exhibition hall inside the Hamilton Sheraton Hotel, the symposium – in the truest sense of the word – will venture out beyond Hamilton and into the Greater Toronto Area and Niagara Region. “It helps to put the smaller aspect of what we do in postal history within the entire context of the history and development of our country,” said PHSC Symposium co-chair Bill Longley, owner of Longley Auctions. Continue reading →

From left: Postal History Society of Canada Symposium co-chair Bill Longley, dealer Shirley Coates and collector Jerry Piotrowski enjoy the bourse at the Fall 2018 National Postage Stamp and Coin Show.

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Royal souvenir cover features doomed ‘advanced’ Avro Arrow

The 60th anniversary of the cancellation of the Avro Arrow is marked on this year’s souvenir cover for the 91st Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) Convention.

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Historic covered bridges span latest Canadian stamps

A five-stamp set celebrating Canada’s historic covered bridges was issued this June by Canada Post.

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Canadian exhibitor wins Grand at Ropex

Canadian exhibitor Sam Chiu, of Toronto, took home the Grand Award at the national-level Ropex show held in New York this May.

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