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Volume 46#01 Apr 27 – May 10, 2021, 2021

Strong Canada section offering more than Admirals at next Eastern sale

Eastern Auctions’ next major sale, slated for April 30-May 1, will take place across three sessions, but many bidders will have their eyes locked on the Canada section. In addition to a highly anticipated Admiral offering, described by auctioneers as one of three “standout areas,” the sale’s Canada section also includes a significant section of “Small Queen” postal history plus the Daniel Cantor Collection of King Edward VII material. “If you do collect or have even the slightest interest in these areas, we do welcome anyone to study the lots, read the descriptions, learn something and hopefully be successful in acquiring an item or two for their collection,” Yohann Tanguay, a stamp specialist and chief describer with the New Brunswick-based auction house, told CSN. Continue reading →

A large registered cover mailed to Toronto on Nov. 17, 1875, from Fort Garry, Man., features a unique Large Queen and Small Queen combined franking. It’s estimated at $4,000-plus as Lot 395 of Eastern Auctions’ April 30-May 1 sale.

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Email ‘link scam’ targets stamp dealers, groups

The Canadian Stamp Dealers Association (CSDA) is sounding the alarm about a seemingly reasonable request that turned out to be a scam.

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Canada Post honours Juno Awards’ golden anniversary

Canada Post has celebrated half a century of the Juno Awards, recognizing all Canadian musicians’ artistic and technical achievements, with a single-stamp issue on April 8.

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Sparks offering 1,155-lot Comox Valley Collection

The Comox Valley Collection, a 1,155-lot worldwide offering, will cross the block with no reserve at Sparks Auctions’ next major sale.

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