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).
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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:
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 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.
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, the annual stamp show and convention of BNAPS, is held in different locations from year to year.
BNAPEX 2020 Halifax
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 pandemic
4-6 September 2020
BNAPEX 2020 Halifax takes place during the Labour Day weekend in September. It is sponsored by the BNAPS Atlantic Regional Group and hosted by the Nova Scotia Stamp Club.
|Jun 5/20||King George VI Study Group: Feb. 2018 newsletter|
|Jun 3/20||British Columbia Postal History Study Group: June 2020 newsletter|
|May 21/20||ORE: census of covers with 1859 Cents Issue stamps used after 1 April 1868 - May 2020 update|
|May 19/20||Precancel Study Group: April 2020 newsletter, No. 11|
|May 16/20||Circuit Book pages updated for May 2020|
|May 12/20||New website feature: BNAPS member forum|
|Jun 6/20||Northeastern Regional Group Zoom Virtual Meeting|
|Jun 7/20||Golden Horseshoe Regional Group Zoom Virtual Meeting|
|Jun 13/20||Newfoundland Study Group Zoom virtual meeting|
|Jun 19/20||Royal * 2020 * Royale CANCELLED|
|Sep 4/20||BNAPEX 2020 Halifax CANCELLED|
|Sep 25/20||Pacific Northwest Regional Group PNWR Annual Meeting Vernon BC|
|May 25/20||10 cent UPU Surface Letter Rate in 1967|
|May 20/20||Multiple Postage Due cover to Australia|
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This page was last modified on 2020-05-14.