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Volume 44#23 Mar 3 – Mar 16, 2020, 2020

How to properly insure your stamp collection

Insuring a stamp collection is the same as insuring anything else you own. Similar to insuring a house, its contents or any other personal possessions – excluding your car, which is mandatory – a stamp collection can be insured for a “catastrophic loss.” “Whether you have it or not is a question of whether you want to face your loss or share your misery with someone else, namely an insurance company,” said Garfield Portch, a retired insurance broker who manages member and chapter insurance plans for The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada’s (RPSC). Continue reading →

Despite its preconceptions, insurance is generally uncomplicated and can protect collectors against significant loss, according to retired insurance broker and philatelist Garfield Portch, who has more than 25 years of professional insurance experience.

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Get your covers ready: Third annual CSN Cover Contest now accepting submissions

CSN has officially launched its third annual cover contest, pitting clubs and collectors against one another in a fun competition focused on philately, design and postal history.

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A 99-year-old veteran of the
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