Monthly Archives: March 2010

Where can you get your stamps expertly valued & certified?

A common question in the stamp collecting world is: where can I get my stamp expertly valued? Oftentimes, if an individual wants to sell a rare stamp, a buyer will require a certificate of authenticity. Why? Well, because there have … Continue reading

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African violets pictured on 2010 Canada stamps

On March 3rd, 2010, Canada Post began issuing a beautiful series of stamps featuring African violets. Houseplant enthusiasts are familiar with these flowering beauties which add an exotic touch to any décor.

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Canada stamps honors Roméo LeBlanc

Canada Post began issuing a stamp on February 8th, 2010, honoring the Right Honorable Roméo LeBlanc, former Governor General of Canada (born 1927-deceased 2009). Roméo LeBlance served as the nation’s 25th Governor General, taking over from Adrienne Clarkson. He was … Continue reading

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2010 Canada stamp commemorates Black History Month

On February 1st, 2010, Canada Post began issuing a stamp to celebrate Black History Month. This year’s honoree is William Hall V.C. Mr. Hall was the first black person to receive the Victoria Cross. This medal is the highest military … Continue reading

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2010 Historic mills Canada stamps

On January 11th, 2010, Canada Post began issuing a series of five stamps commemorating historic grist mills around the country. These beautiful mills once figured prominently in everyday life, providing an essential link between the farmers and industry. For over … Continue reading

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More Olympic spirit brings more Olympic stamps!

Another set of Olympic stamps has begun being issued by Canada Post on February 22nd, 2010. Featuring an attractive red and white design, the stamps illustrate two youngsters in face paint obviously enthralled by the games. The backdrop depicts different … Continue reading

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Canadian Winter Olympics gold medal stamp

On February 14th, 2010, Canada Post began issuing a stamp celebrating the country’s first Olympic gold medal won on Canadian soil. The stamp features an angled view of the distinctive wavy gold medal design. A well-kept secret, the stamp had … Continue reading

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2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada

On January 12th, 2010, Canada Post began issuing two stamps celebrating the location of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. The stamps feature a sea-to-sky view and display an image of the city of Vancouver as well as a shot of … Continue reading

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2010 Canada orchid definitive stamps

Continuing in a long tradition of featuring different flowers on definitive stamps, on January 11th, 2010, Canada Post unveiled its new orchid definitive stamps.  These striking and exotic flowers have inspired men and women for centuries. They are the largest … Continue reading

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2010 Permanent rate Canada stamp with Queen Elizabeth II

On January 11th, 2010, Canada Post began issuing a new permanent rate stamp featuring a photograph of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This stamp features the Queen in a classic pose-waving her hand to the crowd. The beautiful photograph was … Continue reading

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