Volume 44 – #11

Read This Issue

Subscribe today to read this issue and more from Canadian Coin News.

Download or view a digital copy of this issue instantly for just 4 credits.

Volume 44#11

September 17 – September 30, 2019

Collector, exhibitor and member of the Canadian Aerophilatelic Society Dave Bartlet organized the society’s re-enactment flight marking the 100th anniversary of the first transatlantic flight in 1919.

Canadian groups mark transatlantic flight anniversary with Irish philatelists

With this June marking the 100th anniversary of the first transatlantic flight, the Canadian Aerophilatelic Society (CAS) worked alongside other philatelic groups in Newfoundland and Ireland to commemorate the centennial. With the aviation industry burgeoning, in June 1919, British pilots Captain John Alcock and Lieutenant Arthur Brown successfully completed the world’s first non-stop transatlantic flight. The duo flew a modified First World War-era Vickers Vimy bomber more than 3,000 kilometres from St. John’s, Nfld., to Clifden in County Galway, Ireland. “It was a very quick trip for me,” said CAS member Dave Bartlet, who along with CAS past president Chris Hargreaves co-ordinated a 100th anniversary re-enactment flight, complete with airmail souvenirs marking the milestone. Continue reading →

Defenders of deltiology strike back at detractors
Page 1
Too ‘partisan’ for politics, climate change a worthy stamp theme
Page 4

CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 16
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 19
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
29 Canadian military, demonstration aircraft on 1999 stamps
Page 6
Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
Decade-long ‘Miss Smith’ correspondence an interesting myste
Page 8

Gary Dickinson
First-Day Covers
1871 Chicago Fire led to fire prevention cachets 85 years la
Page 10
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Museum’s ‘Inverted Jenny’ dud, other philatelic foolery, fr
Page 12

Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
Decades of enjoyment from collecting, dealing stamps
Page 15
Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

Buy This Issue

Purchasing this issue costs 4 credits. You can buy credits and use them to purchase past issues and reveal the trend prices of coins and notes.

You must be logged in to buy issues.

Login Sign Up

Past Issues

Canadian Stamp News


Canadian Stamp News is Canada's premier source of information about stamp collecting and related fields.

Although we cover the entire world of philatelics, the majority of our readers are Canadian, and we concentrate on the unique circumstances surrounding collecting in our native land.

Send Us Your Event

Running an event? Send it to us and we will display it on Canadian Stamp News!

Submit Event →

Subscribe To 26 Issues For Just $59.99/year

Subscribe today to receive Canada's premier stamp publication. Canadian Stamp News is available in both paper and digital forms.

Subscribe Now