Volume 42#20

January 23 – February 5, 2018

Stuart Keeley, right, chair of the 2018 Royal Convention in St. Catharines, Ont., meets with Ronald Lafreniere, author of the Field Guide to the Cinderella Stamps of Canada, at last year’s RPSC Convention in Boucherville, Qué.

St. Catharines Stamp Club revved up to host 90th RPSC Convention in June

Later this year, The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) will be returning to St. Catharines, Ont. for its 90th convention. Hosted by the St. Catharines Stamp Club, the 2018 convention of The RPSC will be held June 22-24 at the Holiday Inn and Suites Parkway Convention Centre on 327 Ontario St. It will mark only the second time the convention has been held in the “Garden City”; in 2009, it was held at the same location. Continue reading →

Features
‘Spectacular’ lathework to highlight February Eastern Auctions sale
Page 1
Canada Post followed winning formula for NHL centenary
Page 1
UNPA unveils 2018 stamp program
Page 17

Regulars
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 20
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Columns
Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
Journal is a beacon for topical collectors
Page 8
Gary Dickinson
First-Day Covers
‘Dief the Chief’ was honoured on first-day covers
Page 10

Chad Neighbor
Commonwealth Communiqué
SEPAC continues to take steps to win over collectors
Page 11
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Postal indicia permit lables can look, feel like stamps
Page 14

Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
New direction beckoned in wake of layoff
Page 16
Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

Lewis Tauber
Off the Beaten Track
Ringing in 2018 with a philatelic quest for peace
Page 22
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