Volume 46 – #01

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Volume 46#01

April 27 – May 10, 2021

A large registered cover mailed to Toronto on Nov. 17, 1875, from Fort Garry, Man., features a unique Large Queen and Small Queen combined franking. It’s estimated at $4,000-plus as Lot 395 of Eastern Auctions’ April 30-May 1 sale.

Strong Canada section offering more than Admirals at next Eastern sale

Eastern Auctions’ next major sale, slated for April 30-May 1, will take place across three sessions, but many bidders will have their eyes locked on the Canada section. In addition to a highly anticipated Admiral offering, described by auctioneers as one of three “standout areas,” the sale’s Canada section also includes a significant section of “Small Queen” postal history plus the Daniel Cantor Collection of King Edward VII material. “If you do collect or have even the slightest interest in these areas, we do welcome anyone to study the lots, read the descriptions, learn something and hopefully be successful in acquiring an item or two for their collection,” Yohann Tanguay, a stamp specialist and chief describer with the New Brunswick-based auction house, told CSN. Continue reading →

Features
Email ‘link scam’ targets stamp dealers, groups
Page 1
Canada Post honours Juno Awards’ golden anniversary
Page 1
Sparks offering 1,155-lot Comox Valley Collection
Page 19

Regulars
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 20
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Columns
Jesse Robitaille
Philatelic Commentary
Research fun during Virtual Stamnpex
Page 4
Mike Smith
Deltiology
Several new surprises from some old friends
Page 7

Ian Robertson
Looking Back
First transatlantic non-stop steamship launched 190 years
Page 8
David Piercey
Philatelic Bookshelf
New book details nearly 300 RCAF Christmas cards
Page 10

Randy Heimpel
StampNet
Long-running Apfelbaum firm boasts prolific blog
Page 14
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
What’s it worth? Let’s take a look
Page 16

Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18
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