On July 2nd, 2009, Canada Post began issuing a series of stamps honouring four more Canadian artists. The four include : Robert Charlebois, Édith Butler, Stompin’ Tom Connors and Bryan Adams. Let’s get to know them a little bit more.
On June 12th, 2009, Canada Post began issuing a stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Boundary Waters Treaty between Canada and the United States. This treaty, negotiated by George C. Gibbons and signed in 1909, regulates issues regarding the use of the waterways along the boundary of the two nations.
On June 1st, 2009, Canada Post began issuing a stamp highlighting the role of Canadian diplomacy over the past 100 years. This domestic-rate stamp commemorates the Centennial of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Internation Trade.
Recommending a world stamp album can be tricky business. Why? Generally a collector looks for the most complete album possible. For obvious reasons, a fully complete World stamp album is almost impossible to find given the number of nations issuing stamps now. Another issue is cost.
These two unique breeds are well depicted on Canada Post’s newest commemoratives which began being issued on May 15th, 2009. These two breeds each faced extinction at one time, but thanks to the efforts of various dedicated individuals, we still enjoy them today.
With so many U.S. stamp albums on the market, it can be difficult sometimes to know what to buy. We hope our review of four specific albums will make your shopping experience easier. At Aprin Philately we sell what we consider to be the best United States stamp albums on the market for your money. We have four different price points to choose from, two for beginners, one for the intermediate collector, and one for advanced collectors who really want an album that delivers visual punch. Following is a description of each of these excellent albums.
On April 9th, 2009 Canada Post began issuing a series of stamps designed to increase public awareness of the effects of climate change and global warming. The two stamps depict a polar bear and an Arctic tern, both native to the polar regions.
On April 2nd, 2009 Canada Post began issuing a set of stamps honouring the International Year of Astronomy. Astronomy is the study of celestial objects. It is an ancient study, with early peoples observing the heavens and the constellations with the naked eye. Obviously, with the invention of the telescope, proper scientific study got underway.
One of the most attractive ways to store a stamp collection is in a stamp album, such as the Tradition Canada album at left. There are many on the market however. How can you know which one is the best value for your money? In this article we will attempt to help you make a good choice according to your needs. Obviously price is a major factor when deciding what to buy. As in all purchases however, you do have to think about what you are getting for your money in the long run.
One of the interesting aspects of stamp collecting is learning the history behind a particular issue. On June 22, 1897, the British Empire celebrated Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee (Queen Victoria ruled for 64 years, from her ascension in 1837 until her death in 1901).