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2008 EXHIBITION AWARDS WON BY BNAPS MEMBERS

SUMMARY FOR 2008

  Nationals - U.S. and Canada International - FIP BNAPS Total
Award Level Single
Frame
Multi
Frame
Lit. Single
Frame
Multi
Frame
Lit. Single
Frame
Multi
Frame
All
Exhibits
Large Gold         1       1
Gold 13 22   6     7 20 68
Large Vermeil         3       3
Vermeil 8 10   3     2 9 32
Large Silver                  
Silver 1 12         2 2 17
Silver-Bronze   2         1   3
Bronze                  
Total 22 46   9 4   12 31 124

The total number of awards in 2008 is considerably higher than in 2007 because of the large number of BNAPEX exhibits this year. Single frame awards were 35% of the total.

The number of large gold and gold exhibits was 56% of the total, compared with only 36% last year. Either our exhibitors are doing a much better job or it is becoming easier to get the highest awards.

I know there are many of our members who exhibit at the local or regional level, or even in other countries at non-FIP shows. In every instance this helps to promote BNA philately, and recruit new members. All exhibitors and those who write on BNA philately should be congratulated. It takes research and a lot of work.


Competition awards at SESCAL/AMERICAS 08, October 10-12, 2008, Los Angeles, CA

This was both an international (FIAF/FIP) and national A.P.S. show. Some exhibitors opted for awards based upon both international and national scoring, thus some exhibits are listed twice. International exhibits have additional award levels and numerical scores are also given.

SESCAL/AMERICAS 08 (FIAF/FIP)

Multi-Frame Exhibits
Award(s) Exhibitor Exhibit
Large Vermeil (87) Doug Irwin Postal Beginnings at Niagara Falls, Ontario
Large Vermeil (85) John Wynns Canada Confederation Issue of 1927
Single-Frame Exhibit
Grand, Gold (93) John McEntyre Canada – the 10 Pence, 1855-1859

SESCAL (A.P.S)

Multi-Frame Exhibits
Award(s) Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold Doug Irwin Postal Beginnings at Niagara Falls, Ontario
Gold John Wynns Canada Confederation Issue of 1927
Single-Frame Exhibit
Gold John McEntyre Canada – the 10 Pence, 1855-1859


Competition awards at Southeastern Stamp Show, Sept. 26-28, 2008, Marietta, Georgia

Multi-Frame Exhibit
Award(s) Exhibitor Exhibit
Silver Jane Sodero Milford House Postcards 1905 to Present “A Rustic Resort over a Century”
Single-Frame Exhibit
Vermeil Jane Sodero Guysborough, Nova Scotia Post Office 1838-1937

Competition awards at PRAGO 08 (FIP), September 12-14, 2008, Prague, Czech Republic

Multi-Frame Exhibit
Award(s) Exhibitor Exhibit
Large Vermeil (88) Guillaume Vadeboncoeu Canada – the Small Queens of 1870-1897
Single-Frame Exhibit
Gold (92) John McEntyre 1855-1859: 10 Pence – Canada’s First Trans-Atlantic Rate Stamp
Gold (92) Herbert McNaught Canada: The Half Cent Small Queen Issue of 1882-1897
Gold (92) Fred Fawn The Dominion of Canada: The 15 Cent Large Queen 1868
Vermeil (81) Steve Johnson Yukon Airways and Exploration Company Limited

Competition awards at BNAPEX 2008, August 29-31, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Multi-Frame Exhibits
Award(s) Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold; Horace Harrison Grand Award Gary Steele Dead Letter Office Handstamps 1874 to 1954
Gold; Allan Steinhart Reserve Grand Award; Sam Nickle Award; PHSC Award David Hobden In Defense of the Border – Canadian Military Mails 1667 – 1885
Gold: Allan Steinhart Reserve Grand Award; BNAPS Novice Award Jack Forbes Colours, Shades and perforations as seen in Blocks of Canada’s Small Queen Era, with Cancellation Commentary
Gold; Allan Steinhart Reserve Grand Award; PHSC Award Derek Smith TransAtlantic Stampless Mail to and from N.B., N.S., P.E.I. – 1757-1859
Gold (with Felicitations of the Jury) Fred Fawn The Dominion of Canada: The Large Queens 1868-1896
Gold (with Felicitations of the Jury) John Cooper The 1928-29 Scroll Issue
Gold (with Felicitations of the Jury) Hugh Rathbun Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia: Communications Of the 1700’s and Postal Markings of the 1800’s.
Gold (with Felicitations of the Jury) W. Terry Averbeck The Small Queen Era: “A Study of the Rates, regulations & usages”
Gold; Meyerson Award Peter Motson Newfoundland Airmail Stamps and Airmail Flights: 1919 – 1948
Gold; Ed and Mickey Richardson Award Brian T. Stalker Newfoundland’s South Coast Traveling Post offices: Routes, Postmarks, Steamships and Mail Clerks: 1888 – 1968
Gold Herb McNaught Canada – The 1908 Quebec Tercentenary Issue
Gold Colin G. Banfield The Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Issue and the Squared Circle Postmarks
Gold Peter McCarthy All Aboard
Gold John Eldridge The Halifax Square Circle Cancel Exhibit
Gold O.F. Osborne Canada Imperial Penny Post 1898
Gold Hugh D. Westgate 1898 Canadian Imperial Penny Post Issue: Concept to Completion
Gold Sandy Clark Nova Scotia Way Offices
Gold Marc Eisenberg Canadian Dead Letter Office Envelopes
Gold Martyn Cusworth Prince Edward Island Transportation Markings 1875 - 1966
Gold John M. Walsh Newfoundland: 1898 Queen Victoria Issue First Revenue Series Used on Documents
Vermeil; Wilmer Rocket Award Earle L. Covert Tobacco Duty Paids – The Last 35 years
Vermeil; (with Felicitations of the Jury) Colin G. Banfield Canada Postal Stationery Cards of the Victorian Period
Vermeil Paul H. Grimm Squared Circle Postmarks of Nova Scotia
Vermeil Glen Playter A Postal History of Newmarket to 1922 (Ontario)
Vermeil John Wynns Canada Confederation Issue of 1927
Vermeil Bill Radcliffe Four Ring Cancels of Canada
Vermeil Bill Radcliffe Two Ring Cancels of Canada
Vermeil Dave Schurman The Supreme Court Revenue Stamps of Canada
Vermeil  George Lafontaine The Halifax Mails – The First 200 Years
Silver Stephen Sacks 1917 and 1927 Canada Confederation Stamps and Covers
Silver Terry Harris Newfoundland Stamp Dealers
     
Single-Frame Exhibit
Award(s) Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold; (with Felicitations of the Jury) Martyn Cusworth Prince Edward Island Fancy Cancels 1873 – 1910
Gold Bob Lane Early Manitoba Railway Post Offices Routes, comprised of the single frame exhibits: The WEST OF WINNIPEG RPO Hammers; RPO Usage on the Manitoba and North Western Railway; 19th Century Mail by Rail in the Red River Valley; and, RPO’s on the Mysterious Estevan Line
Gold David Bartlet Booklets of Newfoundland
Gold Earle L. Covert Canadian Pacific Railway First Issue (Green) Postal Stationery Cards
Gold Garfield Portch Canada: The Half-Cent Small Queen
Gold Jon Johnson Canadian Military Hospitals at Sea
Gold Colin Lewis Newfoundland Postal History – The Pence Period 1 January 1857 – 6 April 1865
Vermeil; (with Felicitations of the Jury) Jeffrey S. Arndt The Canadian Five Cent Blue Wilding Queen
Vermeil Robert Lunn 1898 Imperial Penny Postage Stamp, A Rate Change Study
Silver Robert J. Elias The Canadian 6 Cent Wilding Definitive
Silver Carl Munden Handstruck Postmark Types of Pre-Confederation Newfoundland
Silver-Bronze Jeff Parks Finding Halifax: The Halifax Bicentenary Issue, June 21, 1949
     
Non-Exhibit Awards
Award Recipient  
Vincent G. Greene Award Norris (Bob) Dyer for The Man from Sandy Point
Ritch Toop Award Doug Sayles for The BNAPS Catalogue of Canadian Military Mail Markings Volume 3 – From Victory in 1945 to Afghanistan
John Siverts Award Stephen Prest for the GVI Study Group Newsletter
Hall of Fame Award Norris (Bob) Dyer for duties as BNAPS Youth Coordinator
Order of the Beaver Recipient Norris (Bob) Dyer  
OTB Lifetime Achievement Award Robin Harris  
     

Competition awards at APS StampShow 2008, August 14-17, 2008, Hartford, CT

Multi-Frame Exhibit-Frame Exhibits
Award(s) Exhibitor Exhibit
Silver John M. Walsh Newfoundland: 1898 Queen Victoria Issue First Revenue Series Used on Documents
Single-Frame Exhibits
Gold Charles J.G. Verge The 15¢ Gannet Definitive of 1954

Competition awards at EFIRO 2008, a Romanian Philatelic Exhibition
and World Philatelic Exhibition (F.I.P.), June 20-27, Bucharest, Romania

Multi-Frame Exhibit-Frame Exhibits
Award(s) Exhibitor Exhibit
Large Gold (95) Daniel Cantor Province of Canada 1851-1867
Single-Frame Exhibits
Gold  (94) John McEntyre 1855 Canada: The 10 Pence High Value
Gold  (90)   Herbert L. McNaught  Canada: The Half-Cent Small Queen Issue 1882-1891
Vermeil (85)  Jon Johnson            

Canadian Military Hospitals ay Sea

Vermeil (81) Robert Lane             The West of Winnipeg RPO

Competition award at NAPEX, June 6-8, McLean, VA

Single-Frame Exhibit
Award Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold Charles J.G. Verge

Canada: The Gannet

Competition awards PIPEX 2008, May 31 - June 1, Seattle, WA

Multi-Frame Exhibits
Award(s) Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold Neil Donan   Production and Use of the 1933 3¢ Silver Jubilee Stamp
Gold John D. Arn 

Cameo Definitive Issue

Silver-Bronze  J. Alex Hadden Celebrates the Scouts and Guides
Silver-Bronze  David Oldfield   Presenting Canada’s National Wildlife Week
Single-Frame Exhibit
Gold Jon Johnson Canadian Military Hospitals at Sea



Competition award at ROCKY MOUNTAIN STAMP SHOW, May 16-18, Denver, OH

Multi-Frame Exhibit
Award Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold John Wynns Canada Confederation Issue of 1927
 

Competition award at ROPEX, May 16-18, Rochester, NY

Multi-Frame Exhibit
Award Exhibitor Exhibit
Vermeil              J. Alex Hadden Canada Celebrates the Scouts and Guides

Competition awards at ROYAL/ROYALE, May 16-18, Quebec City, QC

Multi-Frame Exhibiti-Frame Exhibits
Award(s) Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold, Grand, BNAPS Best BNA Exhibit David G. Hobden Military Mail 1667-1887
Gold, 3rd Grand John Cooper 1928-1929 Scroll Issues
Gold Herbert McNaught Canada 1908 Quebec Tercentenary
Vermeil David G. Brown The Red Lake Story of Gold Research
Vermeil Robert Pinet Illustrated Commemorative Covers
Silver Chris Hargreaves Aerial Mail to and from Kingston
Silver Gordon Mallet “Hale” to the Postal Superintendent
Silver Richard McIntosh Winnipeg – Pembina Airmail 1931
Silver J.-Pierre Forest Revenu Québec 1864-1964
Single-Frame Exhibits
Award(s) Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold, Best 1-Page Exhibit Hugo Deshaye Le Double Cercle Brisé "Quebec Can" de 1852
Gold, BNAPS Best One Frame BNA Award Gary W. Steele Ottawa DLO Handstamps 1874 to July 1, 1898 Decentralization
Vermeil Steve Johnson Jack V. Elliot Air Service
Vermeil Richard McIntosh Canadian Post Office Envelope 1928
Vermeil  Jack Forbes Shades of Canada 8¢ Small Queen
Silver Garfield J. Portch Jacques Cartier Quadicentenary Issue
 

Competition Awards at ORAPEX 2008, Ottawa, ON

Multi-Frame Exhibits
Award(s) Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold, Grand, BNAPS Best BNA Award  John Cooper Canada 1928-1929 Scroll Issue
Gold, Reserve Grand Douglas Irwin Postal Beginnings of Niagara Falls Canada 1801-1904
Gold, BNAPS Rest-Researched Award, PHSC Award David Handelmann Mail Between BNA and UK, 1766-1875
Gold Victor Willson Canada Post Cards 1871-1928
Gold Steven A. Friedenthal Slogan Postal Markings of Western Canada
Gold David Hobden In Defense of the Border: Canadian Military Mail 1746-1885
Vermeil, BNAPS Best 2-4 Frame BNA Award J. Michael Powell Notes Through Barbed Wire
Vermeil R.F. Narbonne The Bathurst District of Upper Canada
Silver John Munro-Cap One Cent of the Canadian War issue
Silver Ray Dubeau Canada: Three Cent Small Queen 1870-1897
Single-Frame Exhibits
Award(s) Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold, BNAPS Best One Frame BNA Award John McEntyre 1855-1859 Ten Pence: Canada’s First Trans-Atlantic Rate Stamp
Gold Steve Johnson Jack V. Elliot Air Service
Gold Dave Bartlett Booklets of Newfoundland

Competition award at GARFIELD-PERRY MARCH PARTY, March 28-30, Cleveland, OH

Multi-Frame Exhibit
Award Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold and Grand John L. Robertson Stampless Cross Border Mail Between United States and Canada

Competition awards at EDMONTON SPRING NATIONAL, March 28-30, Edmonton, AB

Multi-Frame Exhibits
Award(s) Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold, Grand, BNAPS Best BNA Exhibit Earle Covert Canadian Postal Stationery using the Karsh Photograph of Queen Elizabeth II
Gold, BNAPS Research Award, PHSC Award Kevin O’Reilly A Postal History of Labrador
Gold, BNAPS Best 2 X 4 Exhibit Earle Covert Certified Mail of Canada
Gold Peter J. McCarthy All Aboard
Gold Bill Topping Yukon Airways and Exploration Company
Gold John Cooper The 1928-1929 Scroll Issue of Canada
Vermeil Andrew Winter Newfoundland Postal Cards: “A New System of Correspondence”
Vermeil Earle Covert 1897 Tobacco Stamps of Canada
Vermeil Herb McNaught The 1908 Quebec Tercentenary Issue of Canada
Vermeil Tom Watkins The Postal History of Canada’s Semi-Official Airmail
Vermeil John Keenleyside Philip Timms – Images of Suburban Vancouver 1900-1910
Silver Bob McGillivray The Yukon
Silver David H. Whiteley Canadian Airmail to Overseas Destinations 1925-1946
Silver Jane MF Sodero Milford House Postcards 1905 to Present “A Rustic Resort for over a Century"
Silver David H. Whiteley The Canadian Post Office as an Agent of the Foreign Exchange Control Board
Single-Frame Exhibits
Award Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold, Best One-Frame, BNAPS Best One-Frame David Bartlet Booklets of Newfoundland
Gold, Reserve One-Frame Fred Fawn Canada - The Large Queens 1868: Postal Rates
Vermeil Earle Covert Canadian Pacific Railway - First Issue (Green) Postal Stationery Cards
Vermeil Jane MF Sodero Guysborough, Nova Scotia: Post Office 1838-1937

Competition award at SARASOTA NATIONAL STAMP EXHIBITION, February 1-3, Sarasota, FL

Multi-Frame Exhibit
Award Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold Ray Simrak  The S.C.A.D.T.A. System, Canada to Colombia, South America

 

Competition award at SANDICAL 2008, January 25-27, San Diego, CA

Multi-Frame Exhibit
Award Exhibitor Exhibit
Vermeil Art Bunce Canada: Quebec Tercentenary Issue of 1908

 

Competition awards at AMERISTAMP EXPO 2008, January 11-13, Charlotte, NC

Single-Frame Exhibits
Award Exhibitor Exhibit
Gold Norris (Bob) Dyer Edward and Alexandra, Newfoundland's Homage to the Prince and Princess of Wales
Gold Charles J.G. Verge Canada, The Gannet
Vermeil Charles J.G. Verge The Windsor Hotel, Montreal


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