Western Fair’s 150th anniversary focus of this fall’s Canpex 2018

Co-chairs Steve Johnson (left) and John Sheffield (right) said one of the reasons Canpex is held in October is to celebrate Stamp Collecting Month.

This fall’s Canpex 2018 will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Western Fair, which has been held in downtown London, Ont., every September since 1868. Organizers are hoping for continued growth this fall for its third gathering, when scores of people are expected to gather for Canpex 2018 –  hosted by the Middlesex Stamp Club – on Oct. 13-14. “With summer coming to an end, people are getting back into the hobby. One of the reasons we have the show in October is to celebrate Stamp Collecting Month,” said show co-chair John Sheffield, who’s also the executive director of the Canadian Stamp Dealers’ Association. Continue reading →

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