Volume 47 – #13

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Volume 47#13

October 11 – October 24, 2022

This mourning cover featuring photos of young Queen Elizabeth II and as a senior with a 2022 Platinum Jubilee stamp cancelled with a Dominion RPO (Retail Post Office) Calgary postmark was offered on eBay by a Calgary dealer.

Late queen a fixture on stamps for 90 years

She was only six when Newfoundland issued the world’s first stamp featuring a princess who, until her death Sept. 8, was the British Commonwealth’s longest-reigning monarch. Born April 21, 1926 in an affluent west London area family home, Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was the Duke and Duchess of York’s first of two children. “As the child of a younger son of King George V, the young Elizabeth had little prospect of acceding to the throne,” the Encyclopædia Britannica notes. Continue reading →

Philatelic community mourns loss of Queen Elizabeth II
Page 1
‘Excellent’ National Show brings collectors back to GTA
Page 1
BNAPEX, CPS show ‘a very well done exhibition’
Page 11
Summit Series stamp marks ‘greatest day in Canadian history’
Page 13
Annual semi-postal stamp features ‘magical’ treehouses
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
Queen Elizabeth II on our stamps
Page 4
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Mountains a popular stamp theme worldwide
Page 6

Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
Report examines postal stationery after partition of Ireland
Page 8
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Caesar, Egyptians helped shape words used in printing, posta
Page 14

Mike Smith
Toronto show re-emerges with baby steps
Page 16
Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

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