Canadian Stamps and Postal History

The Overlooked Gems: Biases and Scarcity in Stamp Collecting

The Overlooked Gems: Biases and Scarcity in Sta...

Christopher McFetridge

Stamp collecting has long been a beloved hobby, filled with historical significance, artistic beauty, and the joy of building a unique collection. However, biases within the hobby have often shaped...

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The Overlooked Gems: Biases and Scarcity in Sta...

Christopher McFetridge

Stamp collecting has long been a beloved hobby, filled with historical significance, artistic beauty, and the joy of building a unique collection. However, biases within the hobby have often shaped...

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Exploring Uncharted Attributes of the Low Value Caricature Definitive Stamps

Exploring Uncharted Attributes of the Low Value...

Christopher McFetridge

This post examines some of the attributes of the low value Caricature stamps that are not discussed in either Unitrade or Harris, which nonetheless enhance the collectibility of these issues.

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Exploring Uncharted Attributes of the Low Value...

Christopher McFetridge

This post examines some of the attributes of the low value Caricature stamps that are not discussed in either Unitrade or Harris, which nonetheless enhance the collectibility of these issues.

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Decoding the Attributes of the 1972-1978 Caricature Issue Booklets in Canada

Decoding the Attributes of the 1972-1978 Carica...

Christopher McFetridge

Within the realm of Canadian philately, the study of booklets holds a unique place. In this blog post, we will delve into the intricacies of the 1972-1978 Caricature Issue booklets...

Decoding the Attributes of the 1972-1978 Carica...

Christopher McFetridge

Within the realm of Canadian philately, the study of booklets holds a unique place. In this blog post, we will delve into the intricacies of the 1972-1978 Caricature Issue booklets...

Winnipeg Tagging Re-Examined

Winnipeg Tagging Re-Examined

Christopher McFetridge

Winnipeg tagging was first introduced in 1962 on the Wilding issue, and apart from the difference between 1 bar and 2 bar tagging, very few varieties have been listed in...

Winnipeg Tagging Re-Examined

Christopher McFetridge

Winnipeg tagging was first introduced in 1962 on the Wilding issue, and apart from the difference between 1 bar and 2 bar tagging, very few varieties have been listed in...

Collecting The 1954-1962 Wilding Issue and The Significance of the Plate Blocks

Collecting The 1954-1962 Wilding Issue and The ...

Christopher McFetridge

This post discusses the significance of the plate blocks to a comprehensive study of the 1954-1962 Wilding issue, as well as the 1952-1967 medium and high value definitives.

Collecting The 1954-1962 Wilding Issue and The ...

Christopher McFetridge

This post discusses the significance of the plate blocks to a comprehensive study of the 1954-1962 Wilding issue, as well as the 1952-1967 medium and high value definitives.

The Edible Berries, Fruit Trees and Trades Definitives of 1992-2007

The Edible Berries, Fruit Trees and Trades Defi...

Christopher McFetridge

This post explains how to tell the difference between the various printings of the 1c to 90c Canadian definitive stamps from the Edible Berries and Fruit Trees series that ran...

The Edible Berries, Fruit Trees and Trades Defi...

Christopher McFetridge

This post explains how to tell the difference between the various printings of the 1c to 90c Canadian definitive stamps from the Edible Berries and Fruit Trees series that ran...