Volume 48 #09

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Volume 48#09

August 15 – August 28, 2023

This is the three-cents section of Lot 612, described as ‘one of the key sets of the entire Admiral series and the rarest imperforates in Canadian philately.’ It has a pre-sale catalogue value of $67,500-plus.

Lundeen Admiral sale includes ‘impressive’ war tax selection

Eastern Auctions’ second instalment of the Glen Lundeen Admiral collection “offers another dazzling array of proofs and, especially, plate multiples.” “Once again, the war tax section is very impressive,” adds Yohann Tanguay, Eastern’s chief describer. “As a group, these are very rarely seen and many have not been seen in decades.” The 137-lot Glen Lundeen Collection of the Admiral Issue of Canada, Part II, will be sold on Saturday, Aug. 19. Continue reading →

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Postal history charts path of Canada’s C-Force in Hong Kong
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CSN Marketplace
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Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
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Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Five Canadian authors celebrated 20 years ago
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Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
Rooster on B.C. cover leads to story of pioneering DJ
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Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Popular Life magazine gushed over stamps in ’50s
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Randy Heimpel
Global site takes stamps and web design seriously
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Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
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