Tag Archives: Stamps

FAQ-What is the difference between a stamp block, a plate block and an inscription block?

Probably one of the most common ways of collecting stamps is individually, as singles. However, many collectors also like to collect blocks of stamps. Stamp blocks make for an attractive display in a collection and in some cases, even turn … Continue reading

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Stamp FAQ-What is the difference between a stamp booklet and a booklet pane? Part 1

It can sometimes be difficult to correctly differentiate one stamp format from another, especially when some of them are so similar. Many new collectors often wonder what is the difference between a stamp booklet and a booklet pane (these guidelines … Continue reading

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New Canada Stamps Quarterly Packs!

Arpin Philately is pleased to announce the new arrival of Canada Quarterly Packs. These handy collections are sure to please many collectors. Each Quarterly Pack contains all the stamps issued by Canada Post in its corresponding quarter (for example: Quarterly … Continue reading

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New 2011 supplements for Popular World albums have arrived!

Now that colder days have arrived, it’s an ideal time to organize your stamp albums! Arpin Philately is happy to announce that the 2011 CWS stamp supplements for Popular World stamp albums have arrived. These supplements are made to fit … Continue reading

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2012 Edition of the Unitrade Specialized Catalogue of Canadian Stamps

The 2012 edition of the very popular Unitrade Specialized Catalogue of Canadian Stamps is expected very soon. It is expected to start shipping to stamp dealers by mid October and is now available for pre-orders. This is the ultimate reference … Continue reading

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Glassine envelopes and stamp collecting

One of the most practical tools in stamp collecting is the glassine envelope. This handy item is a popular seller and has many uses, especially for storage. We at Arpin Philately cannot sing its praises loudly enough. Glassine envelopes are what we use to … Continue reading

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