Canada’s last airmail stamp – Canada Geese in Flight

Canada’s last airmail stamp – Canada Geese in Flight

I have a classic airmail for you. Canada’s last airmail stamp, issued 73 years ago on Sept 16, 1946. It was part of the post WW2 issues highlighting various peacetime scenes from around Canada. The set (all released Sept 16) included: 8c Farm Scene of Eastern Canada...

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Scotland’s Experimental Postage Packet

Scotland’s Experimental Postage Packet

I’ve been sorting through random boxes, clearing stuff I’ve been hanging onto for no particular reason. You know the boxes, they go from move to move, apartment to apartment because you can’t bring yourself to make a decision. Nested deep in one of the boxes was a...

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Aero Club of Canada stamp & more

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I'm back lurking around Vance Auction's  October listings, this time looking at the airmails. Oh and be still my beating heart! The first offerings in Canadian semi-postals knocked my socks off. Now is the time to dig up some extra cash and go wild. What has my pulse...

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Talman auction set for sometime in the fall

John H. Talman stamps will have an auction sometime this fall.  At last. I've been waiting months for the announcement. He's going to keep us waiting for the date, but I expect it'll be sometime the end of Sept.  It's been awhile since his last auction and I'm really...

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