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Welcome to BNAPS

The British North America Philatelic Society Ltd. - BNAPS - is an international organization (founded 1943) devoted to the collecting and study of the stamps, markings, and postal history of Canada and the pre-confederation colonies of British North America (British Columbia, Canada, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island).

BNAPEX 2016 Fredericton

Plan a scenic and colourful autumn holiday in the Maritimes around these philatelic events:


BNAPS members: you can order BNAPS books and have them delivered free of charge at BNAPEX 2016 Fredericton. However, you must place your order with Sparks Auctions before Friday, 23 Sept.


Membership Benefits

Cover of current issue of BNA Topics Our award winning journal, BNA Topics, contains articles on all aspects of BNA philately. The issues are all available online.

The most recent five years are available to BNAPS members only:

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As a BNAPS member, you can join one or more specialized Study Groups, many of which have their newsletters online.

In many areas of Canada and the United States, you can find a Regional Group that offers further opportunity for fellowship with collectors of BNA.

BNAPS operates a Sales Circuit that allows members to buy and sell specialized material.

To join, complete the application form. You can pay dues via PayPal if you wish.


BNAPS Books

Cover of a book published by BNAPS BNAPS publishes 10 to 15 books per year devoted to BNA philately, and offers over 150 on its website.

The books cover the postage and revenue stamps and postal history of Canada and its provinces and territories from the stampless era to modern Elizabethan material.

There are detailed studies and comprehensive catalogues. There is also an Exhibit series that features award-winning exhibits of BNA material.

Members can buy BNAPS books at a significant discount from the retail price. This major benefit can offset the membership dues.

All about BNA Stamps & Postal History

Canadian Philately - An Outline is a freely available handbook that provides an overview of the many fascinating areas of BNA philately.

Online Resources and Exhibits (ORE) provides a wide range of overview, tutorial, reference, and specialized articles and online exhibits covering all facets of BNA philately.

The Horace W. Harrison Online Library contains the back issues of BNA Topics, and provides a searchable index to Topics, Maple Leaves, and the PHSC Journal.

The Horace W. Harrison Online Library also contains back issues of Study Group Newsletters, which document the discoveries and ongoing research of the BNAPS Study Groups.


BNAPEX

BNAPEX exhibits
BNAPEX, the annual stamp show and convention of BNAPS, is held in different locations from year to year.

BNAPEX 2016 Fredericton: 30 Sept. - 2 Oct. 2016

BNAPEX 2016 will be held in Fredericton, NB, at the end of September. The convention is being hosted by the Fredericton District Stamp Club. Plan now to admire the beautiful autumn colours of New Brunswick.

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Upcoming Events
Sep 30/16 BNAPEX 2016 Fredericton
Oct 12/16 Calgary Regional Group Meeting
Oct 15/16 CANPEX 2016, London, ON
Oct 19/16 CPS of GB 2016 Convention, Kenilworth, UK
Nov 26/16 Golden Horseshoe Regional Group Meeting


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