To acknowledge the efforts of BNAPS members and the success they have achieved in exhibiting BNA material, we present information about BNAPS exhibit winners at National exhibitions in Canada and the United States and FIP-sponsored International exhibitions.
Awards are for BNA exhibits and BNA literature. If you think we've missed any, let us know.
Contact Adri Veenstra (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The information on this page was provided by Norris (Bob) Dyer.
|Nationals - U.S. and Canada||International - FIP||BNAPS||Totals|
The total number of awards in 2012 (56) was markedly lower than in 2011 (85). Single frame awards were 41% of the total awards, and Golds 43% of all awards.
Not listed above are two Prix d Honneur awards for BNAPS members whose exhibits were U.S. national finalists at the APS StampShow in Atlanta, GA, 27-29 January 2012. Those exhibitors were David McLaughlin and Kevin O’Reilly.
What accounts for the decline? There were no literature awards in 2012 or international shows and BNAPEX awards were down somewhat. The biggest decline, however, was in awards at national shows in the U.S. and Canada. In 2010 there were 66. This fell to 46 in 2011, and only 30 last year. I believe many national shows are begging for exhibits (of any kind) and a few have basically given up. Is exhibiting a declining interest among philatelists?
Member exhibits help to promote BNA philately. It is too bad we are seeing fewer at the national level. I have scant data on local/regional shows and perhaps activity is more stable there.
|Gold, Horace W. Harrison Grand Award||Gary W. Steele||1937-1938 Definitive Issue|
|Gold, Allan Steinhart Reserve Grand Award, Wilmer Rockett Revenue Award, and Meyerson Award||Richard Fleet||The Law Stamps of British Columbia – The Early Printings|
|Gold, Ed and Mickey Richardson Award, and John D. Arn White Queen Award||Robert J. Elias||Canadian Wilding and Associated High-Value Definitives|
|Gold, Sam Nickle Award||Hendrik Burgers||Canadians in World War I: The First Contingent|
|Gold||John Cooper||King Edward VII Era Destinations|
|Gold||P. Charles Livermore||Thanks for the Smokes and Other Gifts. World War I and II|
|Gold||Joseph M. Smith||The Jubilee Postcard Postal History|
|Gold||Richard P. Thompson||The First Decimal Issue of Canada 1959-68|
|Vermeil||Jeffrey Arndt||Wilding Low-Value Definitives|
|Vermeil||David Piercey||Newfoundland: The Postal Issues 1865-1908|
|Vermeil||W.E. Topping||Japanese Relocation Mail – 1941-1945|
|Vermeil||Joel Weiner||The Centennial Booklets of Canada 1967-1974|
|Silver, Order of the Beaver Novice Award||Iain Stevenson||Vancouver Island: Explorations in Social Philately|
|Silver, Felicitations of the Jury||Earle L. Covert||Not all the Mail Gets Through Uneventfully - 1940 to Present|
|Bronze||Jack Wallace||To Vancouver by Air Sometime|
|Gold, Herb McNaught Memorial Award||Victor Willson||Canada Postal History to France 1859-1901|
|Gold||David Bartlet||New Brunswick Tobacco Stamps|
|Gold||Earle L. Covert||Canadian Pacific Railway First Issue (Green) Postal Stationery Cards|
|Gold||Ronald E. Majors||Mail between Canada/BNA and Confederate States During U.S. Civil War|
|Gold||Joseph M. Smith||The Jubilee Postcard|
|Vermeil||Jon Johnson||Director of Records, Requested Service Postage, 1921-1951|
|Vermeil||Steve Johnson||Yukon Airways and Exploration Company Limited|
|Vermeil||Brian Plain||The Victoria Post Office and Undeliverable Mail: 1874-1925|
|Silver||Richard P. Thompson||Two Cents Large & Small Queens: 1868-97|
|Silver-Bronze||H. Peter Jacobi||The Smelters of British Columbia|
|Bronze, Felicitations of the Jury||Matthew Gaiser||The 1982 Philatelic Youth Issue|
|Vincent G. Greene Award for the best article in BNA Topics in 2011||Christopher D. Ryan||Semi-official Distribution of Federal Revenue Stamps in the 1890s, BNA Topics, Vol. 68, No.4, October-December 2011|
|John Siverts Award for the best Study Group newsletter||Norris (Bob) Dyer||Newfie Newsletter|
|Hall of Fame Award||Jerome C. Jarnick
Earle L. Covert
H. Michael Street
|Induction into the Order of the Beaver||George B. Dresser
John I. Jamieson
|Gold||W. Terry Averbeck||Canadian Errors and their Causes|
|Gold, Grand, BNAPS Best BNA Exhibit, BNAPS Best Researched BNA Exhibit||Kevin O'Reilly||A Postal History of Labrador before Confederation|
|Vermeil||Joseph Smith||The Jubilee Postcard|
|Vermeil||Earle Covert||1897 Tobacco Stamps of Canada|
|Vermeil||John Cooper||King Edward VII Era Destinations|
|Silver||Earle Covert||Not All the Mail in Canada Gets Through Uneventfully|
|Silver||Tony Shaman||Squared Circles on 3-cent Jubilees|
|Vermeil, BNAPS Best BNA Single Frame E||Fred Fawn||Nova Scotia 1851-1863: The Preliminaries|
|Vermeil||Jack Forbes||Selected Decimal Blocks from Pre-Confederation Eastern Canadian Colonies|
|Vermeil||David Bartlet||New Brunswick Tobacco Tax Stamps|
|Vermeil, John D. Arn White Queen Award||Earle Covert||RCMP – The Postcard Factory® Cards|
|Vermeil||John McEntyre||1876-1887: First Canadian Weights and Measure Revenue Issues|
|Gold, BNAPS Award Best Exhibit||Orville F. Osborne||Canada Imperial Post 1898|
|Gold, Grand, BNAPS Best BNA Exhibit, Herbert L. McNaught Memorial Award||David McLaughlin||The Maple Leaf Issue, 1897-98|
|Gold, Reserve Grand||Gary Steele||The 1937-38 Definitive Issue|
|Gold||Neil Hunter||Building the Trans-Canada Airmail Routes, 1918-43|
|Gold, BNAPS Best Researched BNA Exhibit, John D. Arn White Queen Award||Robert Elias||Canadian Wilding and Associated High-Value Definitives: Paper Texture, Printings and Period of Use|
|Vermeil||Steve Mulvey||North Atlantic Steamship Mail, 1840-1908|
|Vermeil, BNAPS RPO Study Group – William G. Robinson Award||Peter McCarthy||Canadian Railroad Post Office Cancellations, 1853-1923|
|Silver||Alex Hadden||Canadian Scout and Guide Cancellations|
|Gold, BNAPS Best BNA One-Frame Exhibit||David Bartlet||New Brunswick Tobacco Tax Stamps|
|Gold||Neil Hunter||Pan American Airways Atlantic Routes, 1942|
|Silver||John Anders||Collingwood Fancy Cancels|
|Silver-Bronze||John Anders||A Town Called Fish|
|Vermeil||Gary Arnold||Squared Circle Cancels of Canada – Admiral Period 1912-1928|
|Vermeil||Ronald E. Majors||United States Civil War Patriotic Covers Sent to and from Canada (1860-1868)|
|Gold, BNAPS Award||Norris (Bob) Dyer||Newfoundland 1897 Postal Shortage|
|Gold||Art Bunce||Canada-the Quebec Tercentenary Issue of 1908|
|Vermeil||Art Bunce||Canada – 15¢ Large Queen of 1868|
|Vermeil||John McEntyre||1876-1897 First Canadian Weights and Measures Revenue Issues|
|Silver||Charles J. G. Verge||Canada: The 1954 Gannet|
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