Volume 43 – #19

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Volume 43#19

January 8 – January 21, 2019

From left to right: Sam Chiu, Charles Verge and David McLaughlin, all members of The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) international liaison, comprised The RPSC delegation at the 75th FIP Congress in Bangkok, Thailand.

Canadian winners at Thailand 2018

Several Canadian exhibitors, including three literature entries, received noteworthy honours at the Thailand 2018 world stamp exhibition late last year. Specifically, in the adult multi-frame category, Canadian representatives were “very satisfied” with the country’s performance, said David McLaughlin, chair of The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada’s (RPSC) international liaison. Of the five Canadian multi-frame exhibits, two were first-time entries to a Fédération Internationale de Philatélie (FIP) show. Altogether, there were two gold winners; one large vermeil winner; one vermeil winner; and another large silver winner. “The two golds were strong golds with 93 points each, and one of our new exhibits won a large vermeil the first time out, making it eligible for expansion to eight frames in future exhibitions,” said McLaughlin, who served as Canada’s national commissioner for Thailand 2018. Continue reading →

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