Volume 45 – #17

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Volume 45#17

December 8 – December 21, 2020

Angelo Komatsoulis, of Montréal, Qué., began his first term as the president of the Canadian Stamp Dealers Association on Dec. 1. He’s the former director general of the Protestant School Board of Greater Montréal (PSBGM) and English Montreal School Board.

Angelo Komatsoulis new CSDA president

The Canadian Stamp Dealers Association (CSDA) has unveiled its new board for the upcoming term that begins on Dec. 1. Long-time CSDA president Rick Day, of Burlington, Ont., has stepped down from the helm after nearly two decades. He’s set to assume the vice-president’s role previously filled by incoming President Angelo Komatsoulis, of Montréal, Qué. “I’ve enjoyed the time, and I’m wishing Angelo all the best,” said Day, the owner of Medallion Stamps, who added, “We’ve all come a long way.” Continue reading →

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Misleading submission form sparks new expertizing methodology
Page 1

Regulars
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Page 28
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 31
Columns
Jesse Robitaille
Philatelic Commentary
Mailer’s postmarks have motley appeal
Page 4
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
Indigenous nativity images used on Christmas stamps 40 yea
Page 6

Everett Parker
Philatelic Journals
Rocket mail flies high in latest CAS journal
Page 8
Gary Dickinson
First-Day Covers
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Page 10

Chad Neighbor
Commonwealth Communiqué
Falkland Islands Study Group immortalized on stamp set
Page 12
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Ride with me on delightful double-decker buses
Page 22

Robin Harris
New Issues
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Page 26
Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
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Page 31

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