What's New in BNAPS

2011

24 Dec 2011

Five final exhibition awards for 2011 have been posted. Congratulations to all!

See BNAPS Exhibit Awards 2011.

21 Dec 2011

The Walsh 2012 Newfoundland Specialized Stamp Catalogue and Walsh 2012 British North America Specialized Stamp Catalogue have been released in DIGITAL format.

Click here for details.

30 Nov 2011

Notes on the 20 November meeting of the Golden Horseshoe Regional Group have been posted.

GHRG Meeting Report.

28 Nov 2011

Notes on the 15 October meeting of the St. Lawrence Seaway Regional Group are available.

St. Lawrence Seaway Regional Group Meeting Report.

28 Nov 2011

The Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario Regional Group met on 15 September.

Click here for notes on the meeting.

25 Nov 2011

View the 2010-2011 Annual Reports from BNAPEX 2011 in North Bay, September 2011.

Note: access to these reports is restricted to current BNAPS members.

18 Nov 2011

Winners of the Youth Activity Contest have been announced.

26 Sep 2011

Congratulations!
Brian Stalker, Bob Dyer and Mike Street win the Pratt Award

The Pratt Award is given annually by the Collectors Club of Chicago to "the author(s) of the best-judged philatelic article(s) or book(s) published on Newfoundland's "philatelia". Charles E. Cwiakala, President of the Collectors Club, announced that the authors of three articles published during 2010 in BNA Topics have been selected jointly for this year's Pratt Award.

Brian Stalker and Mike Street for
"Labrador Winter Mail Challenges and Heroics - Mail Courier Ernst B. Doane's 1910-1911 Crossing of the 5trait of Belle Isle",
BNA Topics, Vol. 67, No. 2, pp. 5-20.

Brian Stalker for
"Newfoundland's Coastal North & Labrador Mail Services and Loss of the S.S. 'Volunteer' on 19 November 1891",
BNA Topics, Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 17-26.

Norris R. Dyer for
"The Newfoundland 1888-1898 1¢ Green Prince Edward Stamp",
BNA Topics, Vol. 67, No. 2, pp. 40-52.

25 Sep 2011

BNAPS has published a supplement to Peter Motson's book, Newfoundland Airmail Stamps and Air Mail Flights: 1918-1949. The book was published in 2009 as part of the BNAPS Exhibit series. The Supplement shows the changes made to the exhibit for the London 2010 International Exhibition.

See BNAPS Books for details.

18 Sep 2011

The BNAPEX 2011 exhibit awards have been posted.

See BNAPS Exhibit Awards 2011.

24 Aug 2011

BNAPS is pleased to announce the publication of:

The Hunting, Fishing and Conservation Stamps of Canada by Clayton Rubec

See BNAPS Books for details.

24 Aug 2011

The most recent set of awards won by BNAPS members have been posted.

See BNAPS Exhibit Awards 2011.

21 Aug 2011

REMINDER re BNAPS book orders for delivery in North Bay

Save shipping costs on BNAPS books ordered for delivery at BNAPEX 2011 in North Bay

Contact the BNAPS Book Department
c/o Ian Kimmerly Stamps
62 Sparks Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8 Canada
PHONE: (613) 235-9119 FAX: (613) 235-9504

18 Aug 2011

Andy Ellwood has prepared a number of new and replacement sheets for the BNAPS Circuits. He has also started a new category on Forgeries and Cinderellas. Enjoy!!

18 Aug 2011

The latest edition of the DLO Newsletter, #6, is available from the Dead Letter Office Study Group newsletter page.

The newsletter contains 11 pages of news on Dead Letter Office research, and is free to download.

16 Aug 2011

BNAPEX - PLEASE NOTE

The day and date of the Chief Commander Cruise Dinner has been corrected to Saturday, 3 September, with the first bus leaving the Clarion Resort at 5:30 PM. The previous listing was in error.

See the BNAPEX 2011 Events page for details.

See the BNAPEX 2011 Souvenirs page for BNAPEX stamps and covers that will be available at BNAPEX 2011 North Bay or by email.

14 Aug 2011

The list of Study Group meetings and Seminars during BNAPEX 2011 has been finalised. Note that several new meetings have been added to the list

See the BNAPEX 2011 Seminar page.

10 Aug 2011

BNAPS is pleased to announce the publication of two new books:

A.C.Roessler's Canadiana by Gary Dickinson

Notes through Barbed Wire by Michael Powell

See BNAPS Books for details.

10 Aug 2011

Please see the Youth Activities page for a new list of available stamps for youth programs.

2 Aug 2011

We have a report of a phishing email requesting biographical update for the member for the confirmation of your candidacy for the BNAPS board. The email originates from cwwintheloop.com with a subject of your "firstname profile edit"

Please DO NOT follow the link and provide information since this is NOT a BNAPS request.

31 Jul 2011

BNAPS is pleased to announce the publication of two new books:

Postmarks of Manitoba prior to 1900 by Don Fraser

Canadian Postage Meter Stamps by David E. Crotty

BNAPS has also made a special arrangement with the Civil Censorship Study Group to make a new book, British Empire Civil Censorship Devices, World War II: Section 7 - Canada & Newfoundland edited by Peter C. Burrows available to its members.

See BNAPS Books for details.

31 Jul 2011

BNAPS regrets to advise members of the passing on 29 December 2010 of John Colin Campbell. He had a long-standing interest in postal cancellations. One of his many specialties was Canadian military postal history.

Please see the Memorials page.

31 Jul 2011

BNAPS regrets to advise members of the passing on 28 January 2011 of Joe Shelton, a pioneer in collecting and exhibiting Canadian Revenues.

Please see the Memorials page.

13 Jul 2011

Our youth program has already sent or reserved over 30,000 free stamps so far this year. See Youth Programs page to find out the sort of projects we are supporting.

11 Jul 2011

BNAPEX 2011 North Bay - new Seminars added to schedule. See BNAPEX 2011 Seminars page.

7 Jun 2011

Please see the BNAPEX 2011 North Bay pages for important updates to the Seminar schedule and Exhibit Frame applications.

1 Jun 2011

The Palmares from ORAPEX 2011 is available for download.

31 May 2011

UPDATE - Four additional awards to BNAPS members for BNA exhibits have been added in Part I, 2011. These additions are from three shows - Indipex, Philatelic Show 2011 in Boxborough, MA, and Rocky Mountain Stamp Show. Congratulations to all!

See BNAPS Exhibit Awards 2011.

23 May 2011

36 awards to BNAPS members for BNA exhibits have now been posted, covering all 2011 awards through the Royal/Royale. Congratulations to all!

See BNAPS Exhibit Awards 2011.

11 May 2011

BNAPS is pleased to announce the publication of Victor L. Willson's Admirals Away: Canadian Letter Rates 1912 - 1928.

See BNAPS Books for details.

11 May 2011

A number of updated items have been placed in the Circuits pages. These can be identified by the appended date MAY11.

4 May 2011

All BNAPEX 2011 North Bay web pages have now been updated. Please click on all the buttons at left to see what is being planned, find room rates and booking information, get a copy of the registration form and book your space in the 160-frame exhibit.

4 May 2011

BNAPS regrets to advise members of the passing on 26 February 2011 of stamp and postal history dealer Arthur Leggett. He was also a collector and exhibitor of the 1859 First Cent Issue, Large Queens, Small Queens, Maple Leaves and Numerals.

Please see the Memorials page.

4 May 2011

BNAPS regrets to advise members of the passing on 30 December 2010 of BNA expert and emeritus member William "Bill" Lea, of Great Britain. He was well-known as a stamp dealer to many BNAPS members. He was also an exhibitor, and won several Gold awards at BNAPEX shows, including the Grand in St. John's, Newfoundland for The Cents Issues of Newfoundland 1865-1880 with Proofs, Stamps and Postal History.

Please see the Memorials page.

4 May 2011

BNAPS regrets to advise members of the passing on 18 October 2010 of William J. "Bill" McCann. Bill was a noted dealer specializing in Canadian booklet stamps and Canadian postal stationery. He compiled the Standard Catalogue of Canadian Booklet Stamps.

Please see the Memorials page.

4 May 2011

New Book Release

BNAPS is pleased to announce the publication of the BNAPS Catalogue of Canadian Military Mail Markings, Volume 2 The World War 2 Era 1936-1945, by C. Douglas Sayles (Editor).

See BNAPS Books for details.

27 Apr 2011

New Book Release

BNAPS is pleased to announce the availability of British Colony of Canada 1865 Second Bill Stamp Issue by Richard Fleet.

See BNAPS Books for details.

18 Apr 2011

BNAPS Youth Program

The BNAPS Youth Activity program has helped some boy scouts earn merit badges for collecting, through the Janesville Junior Stamp Club. The club was sent 2,000 used stamps of the world, earlier this year.

See the Youth Activities Program page for details.

17 Apr 2011

Manitoba Northwestern Ontario Regional Group

The next Manitoba Northwestern Ontario Regional Group meeting is scheduled for Sunday 1 May. A notice is now on the Group's web page.

Information about all the BNAPS regional groups can be found on the Regional Groups page. Regional group meeting announcements appear here. Try to get out and meet up with some friends at a meeting near you.

15 Apr 2011

BNAPS Golden Horseshoe Regional Group

The BNAPS Golden Horseshoe Regional Group (GHRG) March 2011 meeting report is on this page. It seems like another successful meeting, with a good turnout, pleasant conversation, and a good way to lose yourself in philately and postal history for a day.

Information about all the BNAPS regional groups can be found on the Regional Groups page.

8 Mar 2011

BNAPEX 2011 Sponsorships

We are pleased to announce several sponsorships that will help reduce the cost of the BNAPEX 2011 convention to participating members.

Eastern Auctions Ltd. (Gary Lyon) will again assist with some of the significant costs of the exhibit portion of BNAPEX 2011. This is the second year that Eastern Auctions has sponsored this activity.

Saskatoon Stamp Centre (John Jamieson) will sponsor the printing of this year's convention program.

The BNAPS Golden Horseshoe Regional Group will sponsor snacks and soft drinks in the hospitality room.

The St. Lawrence Seaway Regional Group has advanced a sum of money as a forgivable loan against early convention expenditures.

Thanks very much to these organizations for their help. Sponsorships for other aspects of the convention are still available. Interested dealers, individual members or BNAPS Study/Regional Groups should contact Mike Street, BNAPEX 2011 Treasurer, at mikestreet1@gmail.com or 905-648-3737 for details.

John Beddows
Chairman
BNAPEX 2011 North Bay

25 Feb 2011

BNAPS Golden Horseshoe Regional Group

The BNAPS Golden Horseshoe Regional Group (GHRG) January 2011 meeting report is on this page.

Information about all the BNAPS regional groups can be found on the Regional Groups page.

23 Feb 2011

BNAPEX Exhibition Entry Forms Available

For a copy of this document and the Exhibition Prospectus, visit the BNAPEX 2011 pages.

19 Feb 2011

Cash Prizes Offered in Promotion of Youth Philately

BNAPS has a new contest under our Youth Activity Program, with cash prizes totaling $500. Teachers, scout and stamp club leaders, as well as any adult who works with youth and the stamp collecting hobby are invited to participate. The contest seeks school lessons that use postage stamps or games that make stamp collecting fun. Three cash prizes of $100 each and four cash prizes of $50 are being offered.

See the Youth Activity page for details.

16 Feb 2011

New Book Releases

BNAPS is pleased to announce the availability of the following books:

The Royal Canadian Navy Postal History 1939-1945, Supplement IV (vol. 6) by Maurice Hampson

A supplement to Jack Wallace's Exhibit series volume, British Columbia and Vancouver Island, which was published in 2008.

See BNAPS Books for details.

2 Feb 2011

BNAPEX 2011 Update

In order to increase the number of exhibitors at BNAPEX convention shows, the BNAPS Convention and Judging Committees have instituted frame and exhibit limits.

For a copy of the Frame Limits document describing this new policy and the Exhibition Prospectus, please visit the BNAPEX 2011 pages.

15 Jan 2011

New Book Releases

BNAPS is pleased to announce the release of two new books in its Exhibit series:

Canadian Participation in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 (and in the South African Constabulary, 1901-1906) by Bill Robinson

Canada Registered Mail: The First Twenty Years (1855 - 1875) by Horace Harrison

See BNAPS Books for details.

12 Jan 2011

BNAPS is pleased to announce the addition of the Perfins Study Group to the website.

Contact details can be found on the Study Groups page.

11 Jan 2011

The memorial for William G. (Bill) Robinson OTB has been updated with one written by BNAPS member John Keenlyside.

Please see the Memorials page.

10 Jan 2011

BNAPS regrets to advise members of the passing on 23 December 2010 of Steven C. Luciuk, a long time member of BNAPS and a passionate collector, researcher, and exhibitor at local, regional, and national philatelic exhibitions and shows.

Please see the Memorials page.

9 Jan 2011

A new list of free stamp lots has been posted under Youth Programs.

BNAPS has distributed over 130,000 free stamps since 2006. Although the Youth Activity Program no longer has a budget for cash grants in support of youth philately, we are in the planning stages of a project with MaryAnn Bowman of the National Postal Museum Youth Outlook Program. With the generous help of a new BNAPS member, we will be able to offer some modest grants to teachers for stamp-related lesson plans/activities.

More details on this initiative will be published once the contest rules have been finalized.

9 Jan 2011

June Sodero has kindly provided two 2010 Palmares that we missed - so we have 17 more exhibit awards to share with you, two from the Southeastern Stamp Show 2010 and 15 from NOVAPEX in Nova Scotia. Turns out NOVAPEX was a national show in 2010. These 17 bring our yearly total to 107, about the same as for 2009. Are we missing others?

See BNAPS Exhibit Awards 2010.

1 Jan 2011

BNAPS 2010 exhibit awards posted

The last of the 2010 exhibit awards to BNAPS members have been posted along with a chart summarizing all awards for 2010. BNAPS members received 90 awards during the year.

See BNAPS Exhibit Awards 2010.

1 Jan 2011

Happy New Year!

The BNAPS Management Committee would like to wish all our members a Happy New Year. Here's to another year of philatelic fun!


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