A list of societies and web sites that may prove useful to postal history students. Postal History Society of Canada – PHSC Website British North America Philatelic Society – BNAPS Website La Société d’histoire postale du Québec –SHPQ Website Canadian Philatelic Society of GB – CPS of GB Website Royal Philatelic Society of Canada – […]
The 1976 Olympics, although a sporting success, suffered from cost overruns, and had its detractors. The item shown in Figure 1 above is an illustration of the 15c+5c semi-postal, a cut out, used as postage and tied by a roller cancel on an Olympic “special right to buy ticket drawing” lottery card. The sender entered […]
The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada will be holding their annual convention from June 21-23, 2019 at the Mississauga Hilton hotel The link to the website is here. Admission is $3 per day on Friday and Saturday and Free on Sunday. We will have a table at the show, so stop by and see our […]
The National Stamp and Coin show will be held March 23-24, 2019 at the Mississauga Hilton hotel. Admission is $3 on Saturday and free on Sunday. The venue is a high quality hotel, with an excellent restaurant and plenty of space for the dealers and collectors. There will be a two session coin auction, a […]
Ottawa, Ontario Aug 30 – Sept 1 The BNAPEX 2019 convention is always a huge gathering, and Ottawa will be a spectacular venue. I would certainly recommend booking your hotel as soon as possible. We will have a table there, and look forward to seeing you.
The PHSC Symposium is back for its third great year. If you were there for PHSC Symposium 2017 or 2018, you enjoyed many great postal historical events and camaraderie. One of our main goals in creating the Symposium is to foster new postal history research and to increase collaboration amongst our members. Once again, PHSC […]
Happy New Year, 2019 started off with an challenge. My long functioning, but creaky website needed to be updated. What a difference a decade came make. What would have taken programmers 3 months to do 10 years ago was accomplished in the space of one weekend in 2019. The improvements are substantial. Better images, multiple […]