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Holmes" specialized philatelic catalogue of Canada and British North America

Laurence Sealewyn Holmes

Holmes" specialized philatelic catalogue of Canada and British North America

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Published by Ryerson in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postage stamps -- Canada -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPhilatelic catalogue of Canada and British North America.
    Statement[L. Seale Holmes] ; with price revision by British North America Philatelic Society Committee.
    GenreCatalogs.
    ContributionsBritish North America Philatelic Society Committee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE6185.C2 H752
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 410 p. :
    Number of Pages410
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14778975M

    Postage stamps and postal history of Canada Postage stamps and postal history of Canada explained The postal and philatelic history of Canada concerns the territories which have formed Canada. Volume One binding slightly shaken and a little sunned near top of spine, in Good condition. The Canada Precancel Handbook. When Prince Edward Island became a Canadian province init sold off all of its remaining pre-Canadian stamps at discounted prices, flooding the market with over 1. At present we have uploaded only one such presentation, the one Charles himself gave on Toronto Military History.

    A group of three stamps in May marked a royal visit. Both these books are out of print. There is also a discussion of the various theories as to why the lathework was put on the plates in the first place. Day and E. For each stamp, it shows all the types described by Marler in his book.

    Montgomery An exceptional and most useful book. An excellent Postal History handbook. They are a discussion of the colors and shades found on each denomination of the Admirals except the War Tax stamps, which are missing from both sections of the book. The Wilding series was replaced by the "Cameo" series, a horizontal design by Ernst Roch. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 11th edition.


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Holmes specialized philatelic catalogue of Canada and British North America book

An attempt to get a handle on all the Admiral information by one of the great Admiral specialists. Will answer most questions you have about the Admirals if you can find the right place in the book.

Philatelic Literature

You can find the new material here. Campbell, who was noted for his studies of this issue prior to acquiring his renown as a postal historian. This book does not explicitly discuss the Admiral issue; however, it has probably the most detailed description of the engraving and printing of line engraved stamps, the process used to produce Admiral stamps.

A large and very detailed work with voluminous appendices. These earliest issues on laid paper are quite rare; a grand total of only 1, copies of the 12d were ever issued. Some of the information and conclusions are dated, but this is still a very useful book.

The book was published in German and English - copies in each language. By this time dozens of post offices were being opened. Steinhart, Allan L. Gray, Ross. In Rowland Hill proposed a uniform rate for Great Britain that could be prepaid by postage stamp s, and on May 25,the Legislative Assembly of Canada resolved to adopt the use of stamps in the Province of Canada.

About pages of reference data have been left out of the reprint edition. The company's first job was to print a series for the Diamond Jubilee celebrating the 60th year of Queen Victoria and the 30th year of confederation, the first commemorative stamps of Canada.

John the third day of August written in hastby your servant John Rut to his uttermost of his power. The rates and combination of values to every part of the world as well as for every type of domestic use are described, illustrated and explained in a manner that makes it easy for the postal historian to find specific information.

Balkema, Cape Town, From the s on, Canadian stamp policies have favoured issuing a relatively large number of single commemoratives valued at the prevailing first-class rate. Superb catalogue of the typewriter-produced stamps of the British occupation of "Long Island", and the locally produced British Consular Mails of Madagascar.

The first two depicting Victoria, and the 10d featuring a portrait of Jacques Cartier. In addition a link to the Exchange Packet rules has been added to the Exchange Packet page and the Benefits page now includes links to a list of past Convention venues, the rules of the Society Convention Competitions and the Exchange Packet rules.

Lots of information and very detailed. The first issues were made on laid paperwhich did not stick as well to envelopes; thus in the printers switched to wove paper. Walburn editor. In the Haven of St. V: North America.

Scarce first edition. The Dominion came into existence July 1,assembled from colonies each of which had their own stamps, so the new government issued a new series of stamps on April 1,superseding all previous issues.

You can find this here. Canada Specialized Postage Stamp Catalogue This was probably the largest and most important collection of Canada at the time.The only catalogue you can buy that covers all the stamp issues of the United States of America and associated states in a single volume.

The catalogue contains detailed and up to date listings of all current stamp issuing countries (United States, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau and United Nations (New York)) as well as many other areas of interest including United States Commemorative.

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Money Back Guarantee ensures YOU receive the item you ordered or get your money back. the Canadian Philatelic Society of Great Britain provides a focus for those stamp collectors in the UK and abroad whose interests lie in the study of the stamps and postal history of British North America. Fifth volume in the unparalleled series of great use to British Empire collectors.

As with the rest of the series, the book not only covers the adhesive postage stamp issues in detail, but also the postal history of, in this case, British North America, including postal rates, handstamps, cancellations, etc.

Guide to the Admiral Stamps of Canada

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C $ shipping Lyman's British North America Retail Catalogue. The postal and philatelic history of Canada concerns the territories which have formed atlasbowling.com Canadian confederation, the colonies of British Columbia and Vancouver Island, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland issued stamps in their own names.