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Newsletter - Canadian Dead Letter Office
Dead Letter Office Ottawa 1909 circular handstamp
Dead Letter Office Ottawa 1909 circular handstamp
Branch Dead Letter Office Victoria 1912 triple oval handstamp
Branch Dead Letter Office Victoria 1912 triple oval handstamp
Dead Letter Office Halifax Branch 1917 wax seal
Dead Letter Office Halifax Branch 1917 wax seal
Dead Letter Office Winnipeg registration handstamp proof strike
Dead Letter Office Winnipeg registration handstamp proof strike

Newsletter Editors
First Series

From To Editor
1993 1993 Gary W. Steele

Second Series

From To Editor
2009 Gary W. Steele

Newsletters - First Series

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1993 No 1          

Newsletters - Second Series

2009 No 1 No 2        

2010 No 3 No 4 No 5
2011 No 6 No 7 No 8
2012 No 9 No 10
2013 No 11
2014

2015
2016 No 12
2017 No 13

Other resources

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Ottawa Dead Letter Office Handstamps 1872 to 1950
Gary W. Steele

This five-frame exhibit shows the evolution of the handstamps - small and large circular, oval, and rectangular - used by the Ottawa Dead Letter Office from 1872 to 1950.

Dead Letter Office Wax Seals & Boxed Registration Handstamps
Gary W. Steele

This exhibit studies the Dead Letter Office (DLO) Wax Seals and Boxed Registration handstamps used only on registered Canadian DLO return envelopes. The exhibit includes several previously unknown, unreported, earliest and latest reported dates.

The Victoria Post Office and Undeliverable Mail 1874 - 1925
Brian C. Plain

This exhibit shows the handling of undelivered mail by the Victoria post office from 1874 to the discontinuance of the service in the mid-1920s. A variety of posted items, date stamps and regulatory markings illustrate the activity of this office.


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