Volume 47 – #05

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Volume 47#05

June 21 – July 4, 2022

Oleksandr Zharivskyi's Catalog of Envelopes of the Publishing House Dyvosvit details the covers issued by Dyvosit over three decades with a focus on significant historical events, dates and individuals in Ukraine.

Ukrainian literature exhibits smuggled to compete at CAPEX

With the help of a Toronto man, two Ukrainian philatelic authors have smuggled their books from the war-torn country and shipped them to Canada just in time for CAPEX 22. In addition to more than 400 single-frame exhibits, the June 9-12 international show in Toronto will feature a literature competition with 100-plus entries across seven print and digital categories. Until recently, none of the exhibits were slated to come from Ukraine, where a renewed Russian invasion has killed several thousand civilians and forced millions of refugees to flee the country since late February. In a conversation this spring with Oleksandr Zharivskyi, one of the Ukrainian authors he has known for a decade, Toronto collector Jerry Kalyn “was lamenting the fact that there were no entries from Ukraine because of the war.” Continue reading →

Features
‘Unusual’ postal history, rare stamps, essays, proofs lead next Eastern offering
Page 1
First-of-its-kind digital market coming to CAPEX 22
Page 1
Big crowd buoys Edmonton club’s spring show
Page 9
Sparks serves up collections for dealers a month before CAPEX
Page 10

Regulars
Pick Our Brain
Do you have a collecting question?
Page 4
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 18
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 19
Columns
Jesse Robitaille
Philatelic Commentary
Canada Post’s cozy relationship with Canadian philately
Page 4
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Artists’ works reflected provinces, territories for Canada
Page 6

Chad Neighbor
Commonwealth Communiqué
Counterfeiters copy legitimate websites to hit buyers hard
Page 8
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Collecting errors on stamps a global pastime
Page 12

Joel Weiner
Philatelic Book Review
New book educates, can inspire new and veteran exhibitors
Page 14
Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

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