Volume 47 – #04

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Volume 47#04

June 7 – June 20, 2022

Author David Piercey (left) stands with fellow philatelist Ed Kroft at the 2016 RPSC Convention in Kitchener, Ont. Kroft, who became the RPSC president a year later, encouraged Piercey to compile his long-running column series into a book.

Long-time exhibiting expert to launch RPSC book at CAPEX 22

The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) will launch its first book in more than two decades during CAPEX 22 this June in Toronto. Entitled Let’s Talk Exhibiting, it’s authored by philatelist David Piercey, of Edmonton, Alta., who’s a well-known author, exhibitor and judge. Piercey has written an exhibiting column of the same name for nearly every issue of the Canadian Philatelist, the RPSC’s bimonthly journal, since 2013. For about half a decade, he has also written CSN’s book review column, “Philatelic Bookshelf.” His upcoming book, which features all 45 of his Canadian Philatelist columns with real-world examples from 20 award-winning exhibitors, will first be offered on June 9, the opening day of CAPEX 22, with Piercey on hand to sign copies beginning at 2 p.m. “I’m very pleased, and I’m very honoured,” Piercey said of his nine-year column finding new life in a book format. “You couldn’t ask for anything better because you’re going to have an audience of collectors who are looking for stuff at CAPEX. They’re looking to spend money, and they’re looking to add exhibits or perhaps thinking about exhibiting, and here’s a book that’s coming out at the right time for them.” Continue reading →

Groundbreaking Large Queen exhibit to be offered at CAPEX 22 auction
Page 1
CAPEX 22 ready to welcome the world
Page 1
AFAB part two ‘stronger, more comprehensive’ across 1900s
Page 8
New semi-postal stamp to support Ukrainians
Page 9
Long-time exhibiting expert to launch book at CAPEX 22
Page 16
130th anniversary reunion at CAPEX 22
Page 17
Remembering Picture Postage purveyor Darlene Burt
Page 19
New stamps highlight plight of Canada’s endangered whales
Page 23

Pick Our Brain
Do you have a collecting question?
Page 4
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 20
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Jesse Robitaille
Philatelic Commentary
A ‘community of communities’ is coming to CAPEX
Page 4
Ian Robertson
News Bites
Shutterbug Adams honoured again for his enduring music
Page 6

Ian Robertson
Looking Back
‘Man in Motion,’ champion of Indigenous, human right among ‘
Page 14
Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

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