Three covers are available for CALTAPEX 2021. The first cover has a strip of 3 stamps promoting CALTAPEX 2021, CALVIRT 2022 and BNAPEX 2022 – $5. The second cover is strictly a CALTAPEX cover with a single stamp for the CALTAPEX show – $2. The third cover is for the Cancellation of CALTAPEX with a […]
Fri, 15 Oct 2021 at 6:46 Subject: Congratulations Star Route Website Gold Medalist Congratulations on Your Star Route Medal which is attached here for your Website. Thank you for submitting your website to Star Route 2021. We look forward to seeing the growth of your website in the next year and will be in touch […]
Several club members participated in the annual BNAPEX show sponsored by the British North America Philatelic Society (BNAPS). This show due to the pandemic was held Virtually through the bnaps.org website from 2-6 September 2021. The live seminars are over, but will be posted on the bnaps.org website in the coming weeks. All the exhibits […]
The annual show and exhibition of the Calgary Philatelic Society (CALTAPEX) has been CANCELLED by the CPS Board due to concerns over Covid in Alberta. A decision will be made if the show will be moved to the spring, or whether the exhibition portion will be done virtually in the same manner as CALVIRT was […]
The CPS had resumed in-Person meetings for our end of August auction, our AGM on 1 September, and our monthly club auction night on 15 September. However with the massive increase with Covid infections in Alberta, the board has decided to once again suspend ALL CPS in-person meetings for the remainder of September through the […]
At the RPSC (Royal Philatelic Society of Canada) AGM on 14 June the following Calgary members were recognized: 50 Years of Membership in the RPSC Dee Roy Goble Paul Berlinguette Long-time contributor/author of the Canadian Philatelist. Dale Speirs was one of six recognized as a long-time contributor/author of the Canadian Philatelist. Club Contributors Dave Russum […]
Congratulations to exhibitors: Ray Villeneuve for winning a Vermeil award for his exhibit on “Canadian Participation in the 1908 Franco-British Exhibition”. Dave Bartlet for winning a Silver award for his exhibit on “15th World Scout Moot 2017”
To get to the Calgary Philatelic Society Facebook Page, look at the left hand side bar just below our Society Logo. If you click on the Facebook symbol it will take you to the Facebook Group for CPS. Comments and posts can be left by anyone on the group page.
Due to the cancellation of CALTAPEX in October, CPS has decided to run CALVIRT 2021, a virtual exhibition with displays running from 1 Page to Multi Frames. We encourage New exhibitors. Judging/critique is available on request for exhibits by a National level judge. Go to the Virtual Exhibition tab, and submit your entry by 10 […]
I wish I could say “Happy New Year” but that doesn’t seem appropriate. However philately does find a way to mitigate the gloom and I did so by making a few covers as shown here. It was one method to add something to my COVID-19 topical collection.