Volume 44 – #07

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Volume 44#07

July 23 – August 5, 2019

Cutting the ribbon to open Royal*2019*Royale is award-winning Toronto exhibitor Jack Nixon, 10, winner of the 2017 American Philatelic Society 'Champion of Champions' youth event.

Royal 2019 exceeds expectations in GTA

A yearly harbinger of summer, the annual convention of The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) welcomed back both sunshine and stamps this June. Beginning June 21 – the first day of summer – hundreds of collectors gathered in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) for the massive three-day show and exhibition co-hosted by the Bramalea Stamp Club, West Toronto Stamp Club and CSN. “This Royal had the best vibe of all the Royals I ever attended,” said Ingo Nessel, a member of The RPSC and Bramalea Stamp Club and president of the Philatelic Specialists Society of Canada (PSSC). Continue reading →

Numerals top Royal Auction
Page 1
Modern stamp printing requires curated conditions, material
Page 1
Canadian contributions to Apollo 11 celebrated on two commemoratives
Page 4
Early British traditional exhibit wins Royal Grand
Page 16
Austria’s ‘crypto’ stamp a first for any government
Page 22

CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 20
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Late Canadian comedian, movie star John Candy honoured in To
Page 8
Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
Latest ‘Newfie Newsletter’ traces history, development of wr
Page 10

Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Overprints on stamps, from new denominations to text
Page 14
Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

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