Volume 46 – #06

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Volume 46#06

July 6 – July 19, 2021

A seven-stamp set marking the centennial of the first Group of Seven exhibition fared well in the first CSN Stamp Survey in a decade.

CSN survey reveals top stamps of 2020

Canada’s seven-stamp set marking the 100th anniversary of the Group of Seven’s first exhibition topped the 2021 CSN Stamp Survey as respondents’ favourite issue of 2020. Released on May 7, 2020, the Group of Seven set earned 31 of 149 votes (20.8 per cent) as the overall favourite Canadian issue from the 2020 stamp program. The responses came in from across the country this spring, when CSN revived its annual stamp survey for the first time in a decade. The survey was announced in March (“Announcing the 2021 CSN Stamp Survey,” Vol. 45 #23) and then extended until April 18 to increase the response volume. Continue reading →

Features
CSN launches 2021 Cover Contest with Stamp Collecting Month focus
Page 1
Gibbons acquires one-cent magenta with plans to offer fractional shares
Page 1
RPSC ‘moving forward’ with member initiatives
Page 3
Collections top expectations in latest Maresch sale
Page 19
Sparks Auctions partners with CAPEX 22
Page 22

Regulars
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 20
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Columns
Jesse Robitaille
Philatelic Commentary
‘Pick our Brain’ with unanswered questions
Page 4
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Insulin discovery plus controversy, stamp errors
Page 6

Gary Dickinson
First-Day Covers
Kolor Kover’s Canadian covers often contained any colour but
Page 8
Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
Nova Scotia reverend, his covers, remembered
Page 10

Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Three-year series shows Zodiac signs, representative animal
Page 14
Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

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