What's New in BNAPS


23 Mar 2018

New editor David Marasco has just published the March 2018 issue of the Precancel Study Group newsletter, No. 8. The entire issue features precancel stamp usage on cover.

View the newsletter

21 Mar 2018

The April 2018 issue of Beaver Chatter, the newsletter of the Prairie Beaver Regional Group, is available.

It has the full schedule for the Group's next meeting on Saturday, 7 April, and features write-ups on several noteworthy covers covering the Pence to Admiral periods.

View the newsletter

19 Mar 2018

Kevin O'Reilly's four-frame exhibit, "Sovereignty, Substances, Small Centres and Subs: Closed Post Offices of the Northwest Territories", has been posted to the Online Resources and Exhibits area.

The exhibit shows all the closed post offices in the Northwest Territories operated by Canada, the U.S., and Great Britain. It includes many scarce to unique postal markings.

New ORE postings

19 Mar 2018

Adri Veenstra has compiled the list of awards won by BNAPS members for BNA exhibits between October and December 2017. Included with the list are summary comments covering the year just past.

View the 2017 BNA exhibit awards

26 Feb 2018

BNAPS published three books in its Exhibits series in February:

Booklets and Coils of Canada The Canadian Postal System Enters the Machine Age by Gordon W. Turnbull (Exhibit series # 97)
Studies the production of booklets and coils, which provided stamps to customers in a convenient format, from 1900 to 1935.

Steamship Mail in the Early Decimal Period of Newfoundland 1865-1910 by David Piercey (Exhibit series # 98)
A major study of the coastal communications of Newfoundland in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Saskatchewan Territorial Mail: 1846 to 1905 by Harold Kellett (Exhibit series # 99)
The development of postal services in the region that emerged from the Northwest Territories as the Territory and subsequently the Province of Saskatchewan.

For more information and to order

20 Feb 2018

Kathy Hartley, librarian of the Vincent Graves Greene Philatelic Research Foundation, provided a copy of Illustrated Mail Vol. 2, No. 1, Feb. 2014, which had been missing from the BNAPS website. She also pointed out that Vol. 1, No.2, had been misnumbered Vol. 2, No.1.

Illustrated Mail Study Group newsletters

18 Feb 2018

Issue No. 51, Jan.-Feb. 1998, of The Slogan Box, the newsletter of the Slogan Study Group, was missing from the website. Thanks to Kathy Hartley, librarian of the Vincent Graves Greene Philatelic Research Foundation, it is now available.

Slogan Study Group newsletters

12 Feb 2018

The Dixie Beavers held a Regional meeting on 27 January 2018 in Atlanta GA.

Click to see the report on the Dixie Regional pages

12 Feb 2018

A report of the Golden Horseshoe Regional Group meeting of 27 January 2018 has been posted to the Regional Group pages for the Group.

Visit GHRG Regional Page

12 Feb 2018

Updates to the Circuit pages have been made. New pages under Edwards, Small Queens and more)

Visit Circuit Pages

10 Feb 2018

The BNAPEX 2018 Ville de Québec - Quebec City Exhibit Entry Form is now available online.

You can pay for the exhibit frame fees online.

Full details on the BNAPEX 2018 Exhibits page

29 Jan 2018

The BNAPEX 1976 San Francisco program was missing from the BNAPEX website. Thanks to Stuart Keeley, Chairman of BNAPEX 2015 Niagara Falls, for providing a copy.

Click and scroll down to 1976 to view the program

23 Jan 2018

Updates to the Circuit pages have been made. New pages under Queen Elizabeth.

Visit Exchange pages

13 Jan 2018

Multiple sections of the online Perfin Handbook have been updated. The new entries can be identified by the date: 2018 01 01.

Il y a une mise à jour de plusieurs sections du Manuel des perfins qui est disponible en ligne. Ces sections sont identifiées par la date : 2018 01 01.

New ORE Posting

12 Jan 2018

New newsletters from ten Study Groups have been posted. The year of publication, Study Group, and number of issues are listed below:

► 2012 British Columbia Postal History - 4 issues
► 2015 King George VI - 1 issue
► 2012 Large and Small Queens - 4 issues
► 2012 Military Mail - 5 issues
► 2012 Newfoundland - 4 issues
► 2012 Perfin - 3 issues
► 2012 Postal Stationery - 4 issues
► 2016 Re-entries and Constant Plate Varieties - 5 issues
► 2012 Revenue - 4 issues
► 2013 RPO - 6 issues (posted two weeks ago)

In addition, Stephen Friedenthal provided more complete copies of two newsletters of the Slogan Cancel Study Group, issue Nos 8 and 38.

View the newsletters

12 Jan 2018

The Pence-Cents Era Study Group has published its first newsletter of 2017, Vol. VII, No. 1.

The newsletter features two articles on the postal history of the era. The first deals with postal usage during the Cents period, and the other discusses trans-Atlantic mail.

View the newsletter

12 Jan 2018

The Officers' reports for 2017, tabled at the Board of Directors meeting at BNAPEX 2017 in Calgary, AB, have been posted on the website. The approved minutes of the BOD meeting and AGM at BNAPEX 2016 in Fredericton, NB, have also been posted.

Access to these reports and minutes is restricted to BNAPS members. You must log in to view them.

View the reports and minutes

4 Jan 2018

A report of the Golden Horseshoe Regional Group meeting of 25 November 2017 has been posted to the Regional Group pages for the Group.

See the Meeting Report

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