The following awards were won by members of the Calgary Philatelic Society at the Edmonton Stamp Show 24-25 March. Special Awards Best One Frame – Jon Johnson – Canadian Merchant Navy, July 1943 to September 1945 American Philatelic Society Medal of Excellence – 1900-1940 material – Donna Trathen – Christina Broom, Her Work as a […]
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Many of you will have heard my remarks at the April 4 general meeting, that I will chair a table at the Spring Show, at least on Saturday the 21st. My purpose is to share donated books that will not fit in the club’s library, but most likely contain information that someone will find interesting […]
Edmonton National March 2018
Please be warned that the Condon building Parking lot is NO longer available for FREE Parking. The lot is patrolled by a company called Indigo who will not hesitate for even 60 seconds to put a $65 ticket on your car. So either pay for parking at the meter, or find street parking in the […]
Dale Speirs reports: On April 22, the City of Calgary had a farewell ceremony for the old Zoo Bridge at 12 Street SE in Inglewood. A new bridge is under construction beside it, and once completed, the old bridge will be removed. I attended the ceremony and discovered they were giving away a set of […]
All scanned bulletins have been posted to the website. The latest bulletins are only available to Members. Access to bulletins are 2 years prior to the current date for public viewing.
At the April 5th meeting of the Calgary Philatelic Society, their 95th Birthday was celebrated with some cake as shown below:
Bulletins have now been posted up to the end of 1999.
Over the years, I’ve enjoyed a number of great philatelic finds. One of my favourite discoveries happened while doing a mail out. I discovered three complete booklets of the 46-cent kite stamp printed on the “gum side.” The full BK221c booklet catalogues in Unitrade for $750.00. I have just one of these items left. Then […]