Postal History

RAF Ferry Command Mail

During the Second World War, supplying Britain with new aircraft built in North America was a significant logistical challenge for the Allies. This presentation explains the development of the RAF Ferry Command which eventually flew these aircraft to where they were needed. Not long after its formation, a semi-formal system of using these ferried aircraft […]

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The Story Behind Canada’s Caricature and Landscape Issues

A New Book By VSC Member Victoria Stamp Club member Larry Margetish has just released a new book titled, “The Story Behind Canada’s Caricature and Landscape Issues.” Way to go Larry!! Published by the British North America Philatelic Society, it is available for sale from the BNAPS Sales Agent. Here’s the BNAPS description of the

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How Did These Stamps Become Canada’s First Officials?

Or: A Nice Little Puzzle Question for Philatelic Students Fraud, Theft and Errors This is a long story if all the details are included but here the story is abbreviated. However, it will still include implications of fraud or theft, errors in communication and delays in procurement. It all starts with an audit of a

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