Orapex continues today in Ottawa

Today is the final day of Orapex 2018—the Ottawa RA Centre Philatelic Exhibition—which is being held in Ottawa.

Organized by volunteers from the RA Stamp Club; the Amicale des philatélistes de l’Outaouais; and the Ottawa Philatelic Society, among others, OrapexOrapex is held at the RA Centre on 2451 Riverside Dr. This year’s show will recognize the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice, which ended the Great War, with the theme of the military. Admission and parking are both free.

The show also features a bourse with about 40 philatelic dealers from across the country. Be sure to visit Canadian Stamp News as well as Coin and Stamp Supplies at tables 38 and 39 on the bourse, which will be open today from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

8 a.m.-10 a.m. Philatelic Specialists Society of Canada breakfast
Mike Street presents “Peace Issue Rates”
Outaouais Room
9:30 a.m. Society tables open
Oxfam auction booth open
Chartwell Lounge
10 a.m. Bourse opens Curling rink
10 a.m.-Noon Judges’ feedback session Courtside A
Noon-1:30 p.m. American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors meeting
Ed Kroft presents “The Difference between a Good Title Page and a Good Synopsis”
Courtside A
1 p.m.-2 p.m. British North America Philatelic Society Squared Circles Study Group meeting
Hosted by Bruce Kalbfleisch
Courtside B
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Stamp Community Forum meeting
Online group participants’ session
Chartwell Lounge
2 p.m.-3 p.m. Canadian Aerophilatelic Society meeting Courtside A
3 p.m.-3:45 p.m. Meet the exhibitors Curling rink
4 p.m. Show closes

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