CALVIRT Exhibits 21 Jan 2022 to 2 Feb 2022

Exhibitors can be - Novice, Active, Junior
Exhibit Types can be - New, Current, Revised

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When viewing exhibits, note that this exhibition is to encourage collectors to exhibit in ANY manner and NOT follow specific Exhibition rules. Exhibitors all have to decide an exhibiting path - just for enjoyment or for competition. If Feedback has been requested, then the exhibit will be judged on Competitive Exhibiting rules, and exhibitors are encouraged to view the Association of Philatelic Exhibitors website. An exhibit may look great even when not following rules, but achieve a lower rating in feedback as the rules have not been followed. Exhibitors should Not take the feedback personally only understand the feedback is based on those rules.


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Exhibit Info Exhibit Title Description First Page
Entry#: 1

Size: 3 Frame
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: Revised
FeedBack Request: No
History of the CPS "History of the CPS" is a display of the history of the Calgary Philatelic Society
Entry#: 2

Size: 3 Frame
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes
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The Fall of The Twin Towers A Philatelic look at the Fall of The Twin Towers.
Entry#: 3

Size: 6 Pages
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: Current
FeedBack Request: No
Canadian Wildlife Conservation Stamps A selection of Conservation stamps issued in Canada
Entry#: 4

Size: 1 Frame
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: No
Olympic Firsts A selection of Olympic events and athletes making history.
Entry#: 5

Size: 1 Page
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: No
Slowest GB to Canada Mail 1827 letter taking 110 days to Montreal and a 2020 Air Mail letter that took 90 days to reach Calgary
Entry#: 6

Size: 3 Frames
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: No

Postal History of the Calgary Winter Olympics Covers and postmarks used in the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.
Entry#: 7

Size: 1 Frame
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes, Judged : Yes
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Queen's University at Kingston : A Postal Profile A display of various philatelic elements related to the history of Queen's University and it's contribution to our society.
Entry#: 8

Size: 2 Frames
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes

Mail Fraud A look at the three main types of mail fraud.
Entry#: 9

Size: 1 Frame
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes, Judged : Yes
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15 Decades of Mail Britain to Canada A study of rates, routes, and efficiency of service between Britain and Canada from 1850 to 1999
Entry#: 10

Size: 1 Frame
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes, Judged : Yes
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The Philately of the 1920 Antwerp Olympics The stamp issues and advertising cancellations for the 1920 Antwerp Olympics.
Entry#: 11

Size: 1 Frame
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes, Judged : Yes
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Only 8 Stamps There are only 8 stamps which appear in Fourhole, OHMS Overprint and G Overprint
Entry#: 12

Size: 1 Page
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: Current
FeedBack Request: Yes
Was Mrs Gourlay a half-Sister of Queen Victoria Mrs Gourlay believed to be the illegitimate daughter of Edward the Duke of Kent (Father of Queen Victoria) and Isabella Hyde in 1818.
Entry#: 13

Size: 4 Frames
Best Viewed: Landscape
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes, Judged : Yes
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Foreign mail from the Anglo- Egyptian Sudan Franking, Rates and Postal Routes of Surface and Air mail of the Colonial Government to end of 1955
Entry#: 14

Size: 8 Pages (1 Frame)
Best Viewed: Landscape
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: Revised
FeedBack Request: Yes, Judged : Yes
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Booklet Varieties of the Admiral Issue This exhibit shows varieties of the Admiral Booklet Covers and panes. The display is limited to those varieties visible to the naked eye.
Entry#: 15

Size: 1 Frame
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes
WHAT CAN I COLLECT? A display of 15 subjects available to collector for the Mufti Issues 1937-1942.
Entry#: 16

Size: 1 Frame
Best Viewed: Landscape
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: Revised
FeedBack Request: Yes Judged: Yes
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British Columbia Hospitals Aid Stamps 1933 In May 1933 the British Columbia Government legislated a duty on restaurant meals to supplement the funding of hospitals, but it was rescinded by court order in August 1933.
Entry#: 17

Size: 1 Page (Double)
Best Viewed: Landscape
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes
Calgary Stamp Collector in 1922 – 100th Anniversary A Calgary collector named George Kay from 1922 - was he a CPS Member?
Entry#: 18

Size: 1 Frame
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes, Judged: Yes
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When Free Franking is not Enough Use of Official stamps on Parliamentary mail
Entry#: 19

Size: 1 Frame
Best Viewed: Landscape
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes
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United States 1928-1960 mail for St. Pierre & Miquelon via The Gull Fast Train through Maritime Canada United States mail for SPM was sent to Boston. There it was bagged and dispatched via four railway companies via "the Gull" through Maritime Canada to connect with the "SS Belle Isle" at Halifax or Sydney.
Entry#: 20

Size: 5 Frames
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes
The Lowly “Air Mail” Sticker Takes Mail to Great Heights This is a display exhibit of “etiquettes” or airmail sticker and labels on commercial mail indicating air transport as used by many countries of the world.
Entry#: 21

Size: 8 Frame
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: Revised
FeedBack Request: No
Canadian COVID-19 Philatelic Souvenir Covers The pandemic has caused in person gatherings to be stopped resulting in no stamp shows or bourses. The exhibits shows the covers, stamps and cancels that have been used in Canada through the pandemic until this time.
Entry#: 22

Size: 1 Page
Best Viewed: Landscape
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes
Dick Merrill's 1937 'Anglo-American's Goodwill Coronation Flight' cover Shown is a special Trans-Atlantic round-trip cover flown from New York to London to New York between May 8 and May 14 1937 by Dick Merrill
Entry#: 23

Size: 1 Page
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes

Instructional Marking “Please Cancel Lightly" CShown are two covers with instruction that mail should be cancelled lightly as they are philatelic in nature
Entry#: 24

Size: 6 Frames
Best Viewed: Landscape
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: Revised
FeedBack Request: Yes Judged: Yes
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Canadian Mail, The Post Office and Covid-19 COVID 19 related PO signs, Commercial mail, Philatelic Mail, Returned mail, Cancellations and Post Office gifts
Entry#: 25

Size: 1 Pages
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: No
The “Elvis Presley” 29 cent Stamp Sheet A humorous look at the January 8, 1993 Elvis Presley stamp issue – an issue of 517 million stamps.
Entry#: 26

Size: 1 Pages
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes
Mail was fast in those days..... and sometimes Slooow 1909 Postcard sent London to Baku when Russia was still using the Julian calendar and a 1906 printed postcard that took 25 years to arive.
Entry#: 27

Size: 5 Frames
Best Viewed: Portrait
Exhibitor: Active
Exhibit Type: New
FeedBack Request: Yes
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The Story of Lloyd's: From Coffee to Commerce This exhibit relates highlights of the 300+ year history of the world-famous insurance market, interspersing details about the interaction of Lloyd’s with postal authorities along with more conventional historical details.

 

The Survey voting is available from Friday 21 January until Tuesday 1 February at midnight MST.
You will be answering 5 questions regarding the Exhibits and 4 general questions:
1. My Favourite 1-15 Page exhibits (Select up to 3 Choices)
2. My Favourite 1 Frame exhibits (Select up to 4 Choices)
3. My Favourite Multiframe exhibits (Select up to 3 Choices)
4. My Favourite CREATIVE exhibits (Select up to 3 Choices)
5. My Favourite Overall exhibits (Select up to 3 Choices)

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