The Fourth Annual Postal History Society of Canada Symposium will be held in July 2020, with philatelic tours in the surrounding area on July 15-17 and the bourse and exhibition on July 18-19. Show-goers will visit several different sites of historical interest in Hamilton and the Greater Toronto Area, where invited members will speak about a variety of postal history topics. In addition to a national-level postal history exhibition and bourse, there will be breakout sessions with additional speakers and activities. Admission to the bourse and exhibition is free.

Phone: 905-690-3598
Email: symposium@postalhistorycanada.net
Web: http://www.postalhistorycanada.net



Co-hosted by the American Philatelic Society, the American Topical Association and the American First Day Cover Society, the first annual Great American Stamp Show will be held in Hartford, Conn., and is expected to be the largest U.S. national stamp and postal history show. Whether you are a new or experienced collector, the Great American Stamp Show packs more than 75 dealers, a public auction, a cachet-makers’ bourse, more than 35 meetings and seminars, 800-plus exhibit frames – including three of America’s rarest postal items – and all-around fun for all ages. Admission is free, although pre-registration is recommended. The show is co-sponsored by the United States Postal Service, which will also have a large retail presence offering a selection of current U.S. stamps for sale.



The 72nd annual convention of the British North America Philatelic Society (BNAPS) will be hosted by the Nova Scotia Stamp Club on the Dartmouth side of Halifax, N.S. BNAPEX boasts a 160-frame British North America competitive exhibition as well as a 20-dealer bourse plus more than 15 BNAPS Study Group meetings and seminars. Admission is free for each of the three days, but registration is required for a bus and two-hour boat cruise with a two-pound lobster dinner on Sept. 4; for the Awards Banquet on Sept. 6; and for the bonus registration package. Additional functions are also planned.

Phone: 902-864-3976
Email: gwsteele57@gmail.com
Web: http://www.bnaps.org


Presented by Canadian Stamp News and Canadian Coin News, the National Postage Stamp and Coin Show features 50-plus professional coin and stamp dealers from across Canada. Highlights include a two-day live auction by Colonial Acres; various seminars; the Young Collectors discounted sales table and popular free youth auction on Sunday. Admission is $4 on Saturday and free on Sunday. The show is open on Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Parking is free. For show updates, visit stampandcoinshow.com.

Phone: 1-800-408-0352
Email: info@trajan.ca
Web: http://www.stampandcoinshow.com/


Hosted by the North Shore Numismatic Society, this show is open from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be 40 tables of coins, stamps, banknotes, tokens, medals, postcards, art, pins and more. Admission is $2 (or free for children under the age of 16 if accompanied by an adult). Free underground parking. Japanese restaurant at location.

Phone: 604-336-1828
Email: balmoralnu@shaw.ca
Web: http://northshorenumismaticsociety.org/

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