Volume 48 – #23

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Volume 48#23

February 27 – March 11, 2024

Richard A.R. Maresch and William Maresch in 1965 at their Toronto store location, 628 Temperance St. (1956-1968).

Maresches mark a century in the stamp business

“Love, passion, and trust.” That, according to auctioneer Peter Maresch, is the secret sauce to the company’s success as it celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. It’s “the trust our customers give us,” which has seen three generations of Maresches build the Ontario-based company into Canada’s oldest philatelic auction business. “One day a customer brought (into the office) two Canada 12-penny blacks for auction,” Peter recalls. “He was running late for an appointment and as fast as he handed them to me, he was heading out the door. He didn’t even have time to get the normal property receipt we hand out when consignors drop off their material.” Continue reading →

Collectors will ‘be in awe’ of Chalon rarities at Brigham estate sale, auction house says
Page 1
Sutherland receives deluge of mail
Page 4
Sparks sale features rare St. Helena overprints
Page 10

CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 16
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 19
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Stamps honoured trio of pioneering female athletes
Page 6
Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
The Pitcairn Log records a local rarity
Page 8

Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Stamps piqued interest in Great Wall of China
Page 12
Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

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