BNAPEX 2023 HALIFAX 15-17 September 2023

Seminar Schedule    Horaire des séminaires

Note to seminar leaders
The seminar rooms are all part of a larger single room with dividers (Rooms A to C). Rooms A and B each have a seating capacity of up to 15 chairs. If you require more than 15, Room B can be expanded to hold up to 30 people. PLEASE SPECIFY if you need more than a 15-person capacity.

For seminar room bookings and questions about the seminar schedule, please contact Ron Smith, Vice President Study Groups, at

1. Check this page periodically for updates.
2. The date of the most recent schedule change appears in the page footer.

Thursday, 14 September 2023

Time Room Seminar/Meeting Chair Speaker/Topic
09:00-16:00 TBD BNAPS Board of Directors Richard Judge Annual meeting

Friday, 15 September 2023

Time Room Seminar/Meeting Chair Speaker/Topic
10:00-11:30 A Christmas SG Peter MacDonald
  • Christmas in September
  • Group Show and Tell
10:00-11:30 B      
11:30-13:00 A      
11:30-13:00 B BNAPS Atlantic Provinces Regional Group Jack Forbes Show and Tell
13:00-14:30 A RPO SG Sean Weatherup  
13:00-14:30 B Meet the Webmaster Leopold Beaudet  
14:30-16:00 A Canadian Military Mail SG Mike Street Highlights from Land-Based Nova Scotia Military Post Offices and WWI POW Camps - Hugh Rathbun
14:30-16:00 B Admiral SG Leopold Beaudet

Saturday, 16 September 2023

Time Room Seminar/Meeting Chair Speaker/Topic
07:00-08:00 TBD Order of the Beaver breakfast (private) Bill Walton
08:00-09:30 TBD Order of the Beaver meeting (private) Bill Walton Annual meeting
10:00-11:30 A Newfoundland SG Malcolm Back
  • Perkins Bacon & Co, 1932 First Resources Issue of Newfoundland, image sizes - John M. Walsh FRPSC, and Robin Moore
  • Newfoundland: an Analysis by X-ray Fluorescence for Metallic Elements Found in the Ink Used to Print the 1d and 5d Denominations of the 1857, 1860, and 1861 Pence Issues - Richard Judge and John M. Walsh FRPSC
10:00-11:30 B Digital Philately SG Darin Cherniwchan
  • Digital Perforations
  • "Will the real RetroReveal please stand up?"
11:30-13:00 A Air Mail SG Dave Bartlet  
11:30-13:00 B Large and Small Queens SG Darin Cherniwchan
  • Do we really know how many plates were used for the LQ and SQ issues? Review of the evidence. - Ted Nixon
  • In Memory of Brian Hargreaves - His contributions to the Confederation Newsletter - Darin Cherniwchan
13:00-14:30 A Elizabethan II SG Robert Elias Annual Show and Tell
13:00-14:30 B Perfin SG Jim Graham
  • Presentation on OHMS Perforated postage and Canadian war related industry during WWII
  • Update on the CSPI Handbook
14:30-16:00 A Postal Stationery SG Earle Covert Animals and Birds, Flag, and Flower Issue: #10 Envelopes 2012-2022 - Robert Lemire
14:30-16:00 B Fancy Cancel and Misc. Markings SG Dave Lacelle and Mike Halhed Study Group updates - Mike Halhed
  • Ottawa Fancy Cancels, 1869-1905
  • Early Day & Smythies reference photos
  • Town cancel study
  • Recent discoveries added to the Lacelle Fancy Cancel Handbook
Fancy Cancel Fakes by Lester Littlefield aka “Bogus Man” - Ron Smith

Sunday, 17 September 2023

Time Room Seminar/Meeting Chair Speaker/Topic
08:00-09:00 A - C BNAPS Annual General Meeting David McLaughlin - BNAPS President BNAPS Society business and members' meeting
09:30-11:00 A - C BNAPEX Judges' Critique TBA Jury review of exhibits
11:30-13:00 A Pence-Cents SG Ron Majors Lessons in Plating Classical Stamps of Canada - Jim Jung

Early Postal Correspondence between California & Canada - Luc Freve

Census of Decimal postal history - Ron Majors
11:30-13:00 B      
13:00-14:30 A Re-entries & Constant Plate Varieties SG Bill Radcliffe Show & Tell
13:00-14:30 B Philatelic Specialists Society of Canada Hugh Rathbun Port Hood Provisionals - Gordon Smith

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