Volume 45 – #05

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Volume 45#05

June 23 – July 6, 2020

Ingo Nessel, who’s co-ordinating the seminars and society meetings for CAPEX 22, considers Toronto as ‘one of the greatest centres of philately in Canada.’

CAPEX host a ‘philatelic destination city’

When the first World One-Frame Stamp Championship comes to Canada in 2022, it’s expected to give yet another big boost to one of the country’s “greatest centres of philately.” Following in the footsteps of the previous two CAPEX shows, hosted in 1996 and 1987, CAPEX 22 will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) in Ontario’s capital city. This time, however, the event will feature a World One-Frame Stamp Championship – a first for international philately. “Toronto is probably one of the greatest centres of philately in Canada,” said Ingo Nessel, of Brampton, Ont., who’s handling the show’s seminars and societies. “With resources like the VGG (Vincent Graves Greene Philatelic Research Foundation), it’s an attractive place to hold a stamp show.” Continue reading →

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Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
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Jesse Robitaille
Guest Commentary
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Page 4
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
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Page 6

Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
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Page 8
Gary Dickinson
First-Day Covers
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Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
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Robin Harris
New Issues
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Page 18

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