Caption-ez vous
PHSC postal history study groups PHSC post office data base PHSC postmarks of Canada broken circles, machine cancels, duplex, numeral PHSC Journal PHSC research PHSC membership registration PHSC how to use the site instructions
Username: Password:
Members Login

PHSC Symposium 2017

Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, July 20-23 2017

Not just another stamp show!

On Saturday morning, the Philatelic Specialist Society of Canada will host a breakfast at the Sheraton Hotel. A postal history presentation will be featured, as detailed below.

Tickets for this event may be obtained from Ingo Nessel.

At a glance

• registration form: en, fr

• exhibit application: en, fr

schedule of events

descriptive brochure

our dealers

presentations

Exhibiting

postcard handout

handouts (to print)

getting there

PSSC Breakfast

email us

“Victorian Montreal”: Building, researching, exhibiting, publishing and selling an Illustrated Mail exhibit

Robert Pinet (Toronto ON)

Saturday, July 22, 8:00 am at Sheraton

This presentation, will focus on

  • why I chose to collect Montreal advertising covers of the Victorian period
  • my inspiration for putting together my first one-frame exhibit
  • the research tools I used to expand both my philatelic and historical knowledge
  • what I learned about exhibiting from judges as the exhibit grew from one- to eight-frames
  • the pride and pitfalls of publishing
  • the steps I took when it came time to sell my collection

This presentation is meant both as a "how to" guide about this aspect of postal history and a thank you. It is a way of recognizing that growing an exhibit is never a solitary, but always a community pursuit.

Through this presentation, I also wish to recognize the researchers, dealers, judges, exhibits chairs, editors, publishers, auction houses, collectors and exhibitors who shared their experiences, material, and advice, and so enriched this story.