Newsletter August 2018

July has been a notable month, one way or another. We have been enjoying (or enduring) the extended hot spell and there was the second half of the World Cup. These two events have brought business to some sectors of the economy but not stamp dealing! The number of orders by post has been down […]

Canada, 150 Year Old Stamps

Canada. In 1867 the Dominion of Canada was formed by Canada, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The other provinces joined later. During 1868, Canada started using stamps now known as the “Large Queens” of which you will see four examples below. There are many shades and different thickness of paper in this issue, partly caused […]