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Volume 43 – #08

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Volume 43#08

August 7 – August 20, 2018

Grégoire Teyssier, curator of the Travelling Postal Museum, uses the 1930s-era stamping machine produced by Pitney Bowes, a mailing equipment and services company founded in 1920.

‘Travelling Postal Museum’ highlights show circuit

A “Travelling Postal Museum” produced by long-time philatelist and award-winning exhibitor Grégoire Teyssier, of Québec, is making the rounds at stamp shows across the country. First presented this March at the Lakeshore Stamp Club exhibition in Dorval, Qué.; at Orapex in Ottawa this May; and at the Postal History Society of Canada (PHSC) Symposium in Hamilton this July, the museum will also be displayed at BNAPEX – the annual convention of the British North America Philatelic Society – in Québec this September. Continue reading →

Features
An introduction to competitive thematics
Page 1
RPSC outlines new vision at AGM
Page 19
Photo report: 100th anniversary of Canada’s first airmail flight
Page 22

Regulars
CSN Marketplace
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Page 20
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Columns
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
100th anniversary for a lone ‘Admiral’ definitive
Page 6
Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
Powell River postal history explored by BNAPS research group
Page 8

Gary Dickinson
First-Day Covers
Elvis first-day covers were good, bad and ugly
Page 10
Ian Robertson
News Bites
Canada’s first woman in space elevated to companion of Order
Page 14

Robin Harris
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From around the world
Page 18
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