Volume 42 – #24

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Volume 42#24

March 20 – April 2, 2018

A horizontal strip of four 1916 two- plus one-cent Die II War Tax stamps (SC #MR4) with strong Type B inverted lathework sold for $13,000 as Lot 109.

‘Prices quite strong’ at latest Eastern sale

A complete set of eight imperforate pairs from the King George V Admiral Issue and an imperforate pair of 1916 War Tax stamps highlighted the recent sale of the John Smallman Collection by Eastern Auctions. Offered as the first lot in the Feb. 23 sale, the set contained eight imperforate pairs ranging in denomination from four cents to $1 plus an imperforate pair of 1916 two- plus one-cent Die II War Tax stamps (Scott #MR4c). Altogether, the lot realized $23,000. Continue reading →

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Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
Remaining courteous in the face of chicanery
Page 4
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Canada honoured four of its prominent women in 1993
Page 6

Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
Newsletter gives doctors, nurses on the Rock their due
Page 8
Gary Dickinson
First-Day Covers
Post office gave letter carriers a six-stamp salute
Page 10

Chad Neighbor
Commonwealth Communiqué
Irish Post issue honouring Guevara proves controversial
Page 17
Robin Harris
New Issues
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Page 18

Randy Heimpel
Quebec dealer brings postal history to life online
Page 22

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