BNAPS Newfoundland Study Group

Newsletter - The Newfoundland Newsletter

Newsletter Editors

From To Editor
1985 1992 C. A. Stillions
1993 2000 John G. Butt
2000 2014 Norris (Bob) Dyer
2015 2017 Norris (Bob) Dyer, Malcolm Back
2017 Malcolm Back

Newsletters

The issues are in PDF format. File sizes vary from 1 to 12 MB.
When you click on an issue number, it will be displayed in a new window. Closing the window returns you to this page.

The name of the newsletter was changed from The Newfie Newsletter to The Newfoundland Newsletter
with the April-June 2018 issue (No. 171).

1985 No 1 No 2
1986 No 3 No 4 No 5 No 6 No 7 No 8
1987 No 9 No 10 No 11 No 12 No 13 No 14
1988 No 15 No 16 No 17 No 18 No 19 No 20
1989 No 21 No 22 No 23 No 24 No 25 No 26

1990 No 27 No 28 No 29 No 30 No 31 No 32
1991 No 33 No 34 No 35 No 36 No 37 No 38
1992 No 39 No 40
1993 No 41 No 42 No 43 No 44 No 45 No 46
1994 No 47 No 48 No 49 No 50 No 51

1995 No 52 No 53 No 54 No 55 No 56 No 57
1996 No 58 No 59 No 60 No 61 No 62 No 63
1997 No 64 No 65 No 66 No 67 No 68 No 69
1998 No 70 No 71 No 72 No 73 No 74 No 75
1999 No 76 No 77 No 78 No 79 No 80 No 81

2000 No 82 No 83 No 84 No 85
2001 No 86 No 87 No 88 No 89 No 90 No 91
2002 No 92 No 93 No 94 No 95 No 96 No 97
2003 No 98 No 99 No 100 No 101 No 102 No 103
2004 No 104 No 105 No 106 No 107 No 108 No 109

2005 No 110 No 111 No 112 No 113 No 114 No 115
2006 No 116 No 117 No 118 No 119 No 120 No 121
2007 No 122 No 123 No 124 No 125 No 126 No 127
2008 No 128 No 129 No 130 No 131 No 132 No 133
2009 No 134 No 135 No 136 No 137

2010 No 138 No 139 No 140 No 141
2011 No 142 No 143 No 144 No 145
2012 No 146 No 147 No 148 No 149
2013 No 150 No 151 No 152 No 153
2014 No 154 No 155 No 156 No 157

2015 No 158 No 159 No 160 No 161
2016 No 162 No 163 No 164 No 165
2017 No 166 No 167 No 168 No 169
2018 No 170 No 171 No 172 No 173
2019 No 174 No 175 No 176 No 177

2020 No 178 No 179 No 180 No 181

Other resources

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Airmail from Canada to Sweden during WW II
Chris Hargreaves
Newfoundland Study Group Zoom meeting - 23 August 2020

This presentation is a sequel of sorts to Air Mail through Botwood available immediately below.

The presentation discusses a cover from St. John's to Sweden postmarked 25 Feb. 1943. The cover is rated for surface mail, but there was no surface mail to Sweden at the time.


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31 min., 64.2 MB

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Air Mail through Botwood, 1939-1945
Chris Hargreaves
Newfoundland Study Group Zoom meeting - 11 July 2020

In 1939, Pan American and Imperial Airways flew four trans-Atlantic airmail services. Two routes went through Botwood, Newfoundland. Pan Am suspended flights during 1940-1941, but resumed them in 1942. The presentation solves several mysteries surrounding a First Flight cover postmarked 4 May 1942 marking the resumption of service from Newfoundland to the United Kingdom via the North Atlantic route.


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27 min., 103 MB

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Two Canadian 'Aniline' Stamps: Two Different Spectroscopic Tales
Richard Judge
Newfoundland Study Group Zoom meeting - 13 June 2020

Analyses the ink of two aniline stamps using spectroscopy. The stamps are the Canada 1938 $1.00 Château de Ramezay definitive and the Newfoundland 1911 8¢ Prince George commemorative, part of the Royal Family Issue.


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30 min., 210 MB

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Stamp Paper
Anthony Thompson
Newfoundland Study Group Zoom meeting - 13 June 2020

Describes the paper used to print Newfoundland stamps by Perkins Bacon between 1929-1938 and Waterlow between 1942-1949.
Demonstrates how to analyse paper fibre to determine what raw materials were used to make the stamp paper.
Discusses the changes to the raw materials over the years, and whether the source of the softwood pulp for the paper came from Newfoundland or Norway.


Post Offices of Pre-Confederation Newfoundland
Carl Munden
Formatting and editing: Malcolm Back and John M. Walsh.

Traces the history of Newfoundland's outport post offices. The listing for each post office includes its location by bay and map reference, population, opening and closing, postmasters and general information, and illustrations of the various markings used. There are also sections describing the mail distribution to and from the outports and the types of town date stamps used. 479 pages.


Online Resources and Exhibits

The Online Resources and Exhibits (ORE) area of the BNAPS website has many articles and exhibits dealing with the stamps and postal history of Newfoundland and Labrador. Look for the heading "Newfoundland" on the ORE listings page.


Newfoundland articles in BNA Topics

Lists the issues of BNA Topics that featured articles on Newfoundland and Labrador between 1944 and 1999.

To find articles published more recently in BNA Topics or articles published by the Canadian Philatelic Society of Great Britain in Maple Leaves or the Postal History Society of Canada in the PHSC Journal, go to the "Online search" area of the Horace Harrison Online Library web page.


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