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NEW updates and additions

9/27/21 - Supplies, 9/27/21 - Specials, 9/08/21 - Canada Varieties, 8/30/21 - U.S.A. Stamps, 8/10/21 - Canadian Stamps,

7/07/21 - Canada First Day Covers, 6/20/21 - Collections, 6/08/21 - Postal History, 6/08/21 - Covers,

1/05/21 -Canada Semi-Official Airmail stamps and Covers,

12/12/20 - Literature, 12/12/20 - Canada Booklet Varieties, 10/20/20 - Canada Annual Yearbooks, 06/05/20 - Canada Plate Blocks,

07/01/20 - Coin Literature, 05/23/20 - Links, 03/27/20 - Used Literature,

3/16/18 - EFO Specials, 6/13/17 - New Zealand (including Adverts),

12/16/16 - Canadian Booklets, 3/20/11- Russia, 12/23/10 - Germany

 

Regional Stamp Shows

 

Email your orders - some items one-of-a-kind (subject to availability or prior sale)


Canada UCS#F3ii 8¢ Blue Registered Letter Stamp

Canada F3ii registered stamp error

with horizontal guideline through "I" of left "EIGHT"

Canada F3ii registered stamp error

very fine mint, no gum copy with horizontal guideline through the "I" of left "EIGHT"

Canada F3ii registered stamp error

as well as, line through "P" of Stamp

Unitrade 2021 Canada Specialized catalogue lists this error at $1250.00 CDN

Our price is only $850.00 CAD$

 


 

Canada UCS#F2 5¢ Green Registered Letter Stamp

with Right Frameline Doubled

canadaf2 registered stamp

very good used copy with indistinct smudge cancel and right frameline doubled

canadaf2 registered stamp

UCS# F2v frame doubled

Our price is only $250.00 CAD$

 


 

NEW DISCOVERY

Canada UCS#1854-55 Official First Day Cover with pair Inverted

Cancel 05/23/2000 Ottawa, Ontario

"The two inverted stamps discovered on the Canada Post OFDC is a major error and a new find" (Andrew Chung - editor OFDC catalogue)

canada1854 first day cover error

UCS# 1854-55 inverted pair

Our price is only $100.00 CAD$

 


 

CANADA Semi-Official Airmail Cover Unitrade #CLP5i

Illustrated Semi-Official Airmail First Flight cover

"via Aeroplane October 1, 1924 Estevan, SASK" violet oval

(CLP5i is the wide space between “e w” in Saskatche wan.)

canada clp5i semiofficial flight cover stamp error

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1¢ + 2¢ Admiral + CLP5i tied by violet aeroplane oval cancel

canada clp5i semiofficial flight cover stamp error

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with arrival slogan cancel ("Your Postman sells Stamps"): Winnipeg, MAN October 1, 1924

Great advertising cover, vertical fold at left - does not affect stamps

Our price is only $320.00 CAD$

 


NEW DISCOVERY

Canada 1967 Souvenir Card with #422iv Purple Doubled

April 28, 1965 issue - 5¢ Prairie Crocus - Floral Emblems and Coat-of-Arms of the Provinces and Territories

canada422iv purple doubled stamp

UCS# 422iv purple doubled

canada422iv purple doubled stamp - canada422iv purple doubled stamp

Also includes UCS# 426 Floating Wild Rose

canada426 floating rose stamp

click images to see full size

Souvenir Card has been 3-hole punched to fit into 3-ring binder

Our price is only $250.00 CAD$


United States SCOTT #1893d

Just added

Tagging Omitted

united states1893 tagging missing stamp booklet

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US SC#1893d booklet pane - missing tagging - Mint, Never Hinged

shown under UV with regular pane

united states1893 tagging missing stamp booklet

(click on image for full view)

SCOTT 2021 U.S. Specialized catalogue lists this error at $675.00 USD

Our price is only $400.00 CAD$


 

NEW DISCOVERY

Canada #2047i "Write Me....Ring Me" folder with inverted pane of 2 Stamps

 

canada2047iwritemefolderinvertedstamp Red Rose - Silver Frame - Canada Postage Stamp | Write Me ... Ring Me with the pane of 2 stamps placed inverted in the folder canada2047i writeme folder inverted stamp ** canada2047i writeme folder inverted stamp This is an unopened pack bought at the post office

Our price is only $125.00 CAD$


CANADA Unitrade #978ai

Green printing Doubled

canada2047i writeme folder inverted stamp

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Mint, Never Hinged - Canadian Writers - E.J. Pratt and Laure Conan

canada2047iwritemefolderinvertedstamp

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print shows significant doubling of the green inscriptions

Untrade Canada Specialized catalogue does not list this error (as yet)

Our price is only $300.00 CAD$


 

CANADA Unitrade #995a

MAJOR ERROR

RED TINT MISSING

canada995a missing tint stamp

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Mint, Never Hinged - Newfoundland 400th Anniversary - Plate block of 10 (both)

canada995a missing tint stamp

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print shows distinct lack of red tint - face, collar, background, jacket

....plus additional variety of jacket button (pos. 12)

canada995a missing tint stamp

Untrade Canada Specialized catalogue does not list this error (as yet)

Our price is only $900.00 CAD$


 

CANADA Unitrade #838aiv

MAJOR ERROR

Grey Inscription Doubled

canada838aiv grey doubled stamp

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Mint, Never Hinged - Inuit - Shelter & Community - "The Dance"

canada838aiv grey doubled stamp

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print shows significant doubling of the grey inscriptions

Untrade Canada Specialized catalogue does not list this error (as yet)

Our price for the pair is only $500.00 CAD$


CANADA Unitrade #866ab

MAJOR ERROR

Grey Inscription Doubled - UL Corner Block

canada866ab grey doubled stamp

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Mint, Never Hinged - Inuit - "Spiritse"

canada866ab grey doubled stamp * canada866ab grey doubled stamp

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print shows significant doubling of the grey inscriptions

Untrade Canada Specialized catalogue does not list this error (as yet)

Our price for the block is only $500.00 CAD$


CANADA Unitrade #1125ai

Black and Green Inscription Doubled

canada1125ai double print

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Mint, Never Hinged - CAPEX '87 Souvenir Sheet

canada1125ai double print

(click on image for full view)

 

print shows doubling on all stamp inscriptions

Untrade Canada Specialized catalogue lists Major doubling MNH at $1000.00

Our price is only $350.00 CAD$


 

UNITRADE 2021 SPECIALIZED CATALOGUE OF CANADIAN STAMPS!!

2021 Now out of Stock!!

unitrade canada specialized stamp catalogue

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Completely revised with updated prices, images and text on many items. They use Scott numbering and included detailed listings of Canadian postage, Back-of-the-Book,
Postal Stationery, Booklets, Provinces including Newfoundland, Semi-official Airs, Duck/Wildlife, Yearbooks, etc.

Limited printing - Enquire about a copy now - they sell out quickly!!


$55.95 CAD (+ shipping and taxes) - email ORDER HERE


Back in stock

canada precancel stamp catalogue 8th edition

Standard Canada Precancel Catalogue

8th Edition- NEW

 

stanley gibbons great britain concise stamp catalogue

Great Britain Concise 2020

 

stanley gibbons switzerland stamp catalogue

Switzerland 1st Edition 2019

New Literature

 


CANADA Unitrade #847i

Dark Blue Map of Canada

 

canada847i dark blue map stamp

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Mint, Never Hinged

Unitrade Canada Specialized lists this error as #847i with Canada being the same colour as Alaska.

ada847i dark blue map stamp

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For the record it is not an exact colour match, but extremely an significant difference from the normal block

Untrade Canada Specialized catalogue lists MNH single at $1,000.00 CAD

Our price for the Plate Block is only $450.00 CAD$


Canada Unitrade #607ii Repellex Error

canada607ii repellex error stamp block

 

1972 8c Christmas MISSING RED due to REPELLEX ERROR on lower 2 stamps in LL blank corner block of 6 (70% to 20% Missing)

canada607ii repellex error stamp block

Candle Flame is yellow instead of Orange & background is Light Blue instead of Violet. Mint, Very Fine, Never Hinged.

If you have questions about this lot ..........PLEASE ASK!

Our price is only $650.00 CAD$


CANADA Unitrade #934a

Missing Inscription ERROR

Blue Inscription Omitted

for Value and CANADA

canada934a missing inscription stamp error

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Mint, Never Hinged - from original find in Bellville Ontario

Robin Harris in his "Environment Definitive Series 1977-1987" reference

identifies and illustrates that "all known copies are centered a bit high."

canada934a missing inscription stamp error

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canada934a missing inscription stamp error

Inscription missing completely - note a thin in the lower right corner from surface adhesion

Untrade Canada Specialized catalogue lists Fine MNH at $1250.00

Our price is only $400.00 CAD$


CANADA Unitrade #727a

Silver Omitted and Embossing Missing

for Value and CANADA

canada727a silver omitted stamp printing error

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Mint, Never Hinged - ex-Bileski holding

canada727a silver omitted stamp printing error

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canada727a silver omitted stamp printing error

Our price is only $350.00 CAD$


NEW DISCOVERY

Canada Booklet #153Bx (SC#1359) 43¢ Flag Issue with Miscut Pane

canada1359 miscut booklet stamp pane

canada1359 miscut booklet stamp pane

click image to see full size

Our price is only $225.00 CAD$


CANADA Unitrade #1183

Perforation Shift to right with "5 and building"

progressively affected from top row to bottom row

canada1183 stamp perforation shift

(click on image for full view)

Mint, Never Hinged - few minor bends from poor handling and storage

canada1183 stamp perforation shift

(click on image for full view)

Our price is only $400.00 CAD$


 

CANADA Unitrade #726ii

Black Doubled on Value and CANADA

canada726ii black print doubled stamp

(click on image for full view)

Mint, Never Hinged - ex-Bileski holding

canada726ii black print doubled stamp

(click on image for full view)

canada726ii black print doubled stamp

Our price is only $250.00 CAD$


 

CANADA Unitrade #155Cax

CANADA and Value Doubled

canada1358as silver print doubled stamp booklet

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canada1358as silver print doubled stamp booklet

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Misregistration causing the 43 and the small vertical CANADA to double

Our price is only $125.00 USD

 


CANADA Unitrade #925

(Darnell 1089-CM - $300.00 retail for block of 4)

34¢ Parliamnet Buildings - June 21, 1985

Full Pane with

Repellex Error

across Row #6

canada925 repellex error stamp full pane

(click on image for full view)

canada925 repellex error stamp full pane

 

I also see a few other errors on the pane, away from the repellex error

Our price is only $850.00 CAD$

for full pane 100


Canada UCS#523a(cx) 5¢ Christmas center block of 10 Misperf

canada523a stamp pane misperforation

(click on image for full view)

Misperf 5¢ Christmas center block/10 (all pairs)

** including #522iii "Dot between M and A of Christmas" **

and

** #522d "2 dots" in lower right of Sun (unlisted but known) **

Our price is only $750.00 CAD$


NEW DISCOVERY

Canada #2031

March 30, 2004 issue - 49¢ Urban Transit/Light Rail - Calgary Transit Light Rail stamp

IMPERFORATE Lower Margin

canada2031 imperforate stamp

Bottom margin single with no trace of perforations through selvedge

canada2031 imperforate stamp

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SOLD


 

CANADA Unitrade #747b/bi

Possibly unique intact block of 10

Partial perf + Imperf Lower part of Pane

canada747bi stamp block imperforate

(click on image for full view)

Mint, Never Hinged

Unitrade Canada Specialized lists this error as #747b for blocks and #747bi for vertical pair - The footnotes say nothing about the full and intact lower part of the pane which has both corner blocks plus the vertical pair.

This block also contains an imperf copy of #747i - "3 pulleys" variety

canada747bi stamp block imperforate

(click on image for full view)

For the record there is a spot on the gum and two very light gum bends, none of which is visible from the front of this exhibit quality show piece

Untrade Canada Specialized catalogue lists MNH 2 x block + vertical pair at $10,295.00 CAD

SOLD


 

Canada 2798a Booklet MNH Christmas, Santa Claus
MAJOR ERROR
Complete booklet
**misperf**

canada2798a stamp booklet misperf

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canada2798a stamp booklet misperf-canada2798a stamp booklet misperf- canada2798a stamp booklet misperf

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SOLD


canada862 double print stamp

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Canada UCS#862 17¢ Hanlan Blue Double Print

canada862 double print stamp- canada862 double print stamp - canada862 double print stamp - canada862 double print stamp

(click on image for full view)

Our price is only $300.00 CAD$


 

Canada UCS# 587 2 ¢ Laurier Mis-Perf Pane

(click on image for full view)

canada587 stamp pane misperforation

canada587 stamp pane misperforation

SOLD


NEW DISCOVERY

Canada #1587 90¢ Christmas Issue with Green Colour Missing

canada1587 missing colour stamp block

(click on image for full view)

- Green background colour missing from lower pair

- in UL plate block - upper pair green background, lower pair gold background

There may have been a sheet that overlapped this sheet when the green was applied - you can see the green colour where it came through the perf holes of the overlapping sheet

Upper pair printing is green, lower pair printing is gold

**Fading from light or chemical would make the upper pair show colour missing, not the pair that had the overlapped sheet**

 

Our price is only $1250.00 CAD$


North American Distributor

Australasian Stamp Catalogue 32nd Edition Volume 1

covers all Stamps issued Australian up to February 2017, and Australian Antarctic Territory, Cocos Islands and Christmas Island up to December 2016

australasian stamp catalogue seven seas

Brand New edition - 400 pages, New A4 format Covers Australia, AAT, Christmas & Cocos (Keeling) Islands Stamps, FDCs, Packs, Year Books and Postal Stationery Illustrated in Full Colour

Our price is only $89.95 CAD - SPECIAL $60.00 CAD

($48.00 USD)


 

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Back in stock

stanley gibbons east africa stamp catalogue

East Africa with Egypt & Sudan

- Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue 4th edition 2018

 

stanley gibbons malaysia stamp catalogue

Brunei, Malaysia & Singapore

- Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue 5th edition 2017

 

stanley gibbons northern caribbean stamp catalogue

Northern Caribbean, Bahamas & Bermuda

- Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue 4th edition 2016

 

stanley gibbons india stamp catalogue

India

- Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue 4th edition 2013

 

stanley gibbons australia stamp catalogue

Australia

- Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue 11th edition 2018 (out-of-stock)

 

Commonwealth & British Empire Stamps 1840-1970

- Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue 122nd edition 2020

 


Many 2020 CANADA supplements are available now. Order yours today!

Canada 2020 CWS Hingeless, Unity, Parliament, Jarrett and Dominion and US 2020 Presidents and Seal are available now! Harris 2020 Canada and Harris MASTER 2020 Worldwide supplement are still waiting for release. Lindner, Lighthouse and Minkus Canada and other select supplements, as well as, White Ace and Scott supplements can be ordered so they are ready to ship when available (some are early summer release)!


Stamp Shows we will be attending in 2021-22:

 

 

** October 2/21- Cambridge Ontario - Cancelled

**October 16-17/21 - CANPEX 2021 National 2 Day Philatelic Exhibition - London Ontario - Cancelled

**October 23/21- Guelph Ontario - Cancelled

 

** November 6/21- Chatham Ontario - Cancelled

 

** November 13/21- Waterloo Ontario - CONFIRMED

2022

**February 26/22- St. Thomas Ontario -

 

**March 12/22- Windsor Ontario -

 

** March 19/22- Woodstock Ontario (new location) -

 

** April 2/22- London Ontario -

 

** April 30/22- Kitchener Ontario - CONFIRMED

 

** May 7/22- Hanover Ontario

 

** May 1/22- Stratford Ontario - cancelled (club disbanded)


**May 14/2022 - Sarnia Ontario **

Recent show photos

** LAMPEX 2022 SHOW LOCATION **

New Location and date


** August 13/22 - Kincardine Ontario

 

** September 17/22- Cambridge Ontario -

**October 15-16/22 - CANPEX 2022 National 2 Day Philatelic Exhibition - London Ontario

**October 22/22- Guelph Ontario

 

** November 5/22- Chatham Ontario

 

** November 19/22- Waterloo Ontario

 

 

 


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