Volume 45 – #10

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Volume 45#10

September 1 – September 14, 2020

A complete sheet of Newfoundland’s 1921 Halifax airmail overprints is offered as Lot 294 of Eastern Auctions’ Oct. 2-3 public sale. It carries a catalogue value of $18,125.

Newfoundland rarities, forgeries garner interest in next Eastern sale

With a spotlight on British North America (BNA), including a strong section of decimal-era Newfoundland stamps and postal history, more than 400 lots will cross the block in the first session of Eastern Auctions’ next public sale. The first of three sessions – offering Lots 1-416 – will kick off on Oct. 2 at 1:30 p.m., with another session later that evening and a final offering the following day. “The main strength is in Newfoundland’s decimal period, which ran from 1865 to 1897,” said Yohann Tanguay, stamp specialist and chief describer with the New Brunswick-based auction house. Continue reading →

Postage dispensers date back to early 20th century in Canada
Page 1
Next Canada Post issues coming in September
Page 1

CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 16
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 19
Mike Smith
Antique postcards in white border, linen era
Page 3
Jesse Robitaille
Philatelic Commentary
A philatelic tale of two nations
Page 4

Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Special markings can yield interesting postal history tales
Page 6
David Piercey
Philatelic Bookshelf
Letters from Santa details niche collecting area
Page 8

Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Stamp issued for 50th anniversary of Canada’s mass polio v
Page 12
Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

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