Volume 42 – #21

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Volume 42#21

February 6 – February 19, 2018

New York reporter will be at our Show to dish the quest for The One-Cent Magenta

The New York reporter who investigated and authored a book on the intriguing story surrounding the world’s most famous stamp – the British Guiana one-cent magenta – will be speaking at the National Postage Stamp and Coin Show on April 7. James Barron is author of The One-Cent Magenta: Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World and a journalist at The New York Times, where his articles have appeared in virtually every section of that paper. Continue reading →

Canada Post draws ire for ‘ignoring’ WWI Armistice commemoration
Page 1
Stamps of 2017 range from joyous occasions to grim blast
Page 1

CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 20
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
David Piercey
Philatelic Bookshelf
Aussie stamp catalogue gets much-needed update
Page 8
Mike Smith
London’s Knowles & Co. produced classic Canadian cards
Page 10

Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
Timing was fortuitous for shift to full-time dealing
Page 11
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Mourning stamps honour dead; covers signal sad news
Page 14

Chad Neighbor
Commonwealth Communiqué
Youth charity stamps’ retirement won’t end interest
Page 16
Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

Lewis Tauber
Off the Beaten Track
Cinderellas recall 1993 federal election
Page 22

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