BNAPS Newfoundland Study Group
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21 Nov 2020
Framelines on Newfoundland Stamps Printed in the 1930s
Eight printers printed Newfoundland stamps in the 1930s. Six used engraving and two lithography. The characteristics of the stamps from the printers that used engraving are described, focusing on the difference in the appearance of the stamp frame lines.
21 Nov 2020
1897-1901 Royal Family Issue
Walks through the plate proofs, specimen overprints, stamps, and covers of each denomination of the Royal Family Issue.
19 Sep 2020
Exhibiting - Panel Discussion
C.A. Stillions, David Piercey, Robin Moore, David Bartlet
The panel members discuss their reasons for exhibiting, the satisfaction they experienced, and the setbacks they encountered. The attendees chipped in with questions, feedback, and their own exhibiting experiences.
23 Aug 2020
Airmail from Canada to Sweden during WW II
This presentation is a sequel of sorts to Air Mail through Botwood available immediately below.
The presentation discusses a cover from St. John's to Sweden postmarked 25 Feb. 1943. The cover is rated for surface mail, but there was no surface mail to Sweden at the time.
11 Jul 2020
Air Mail through Botwood, 1939-1945
In 1939, Pan American and Imperial Airways flew four trans-Atlantic airmail services. Two routes went through Botwood, Newfoundland. Pan Am suspended flights during 1940-1941, but resumed them in 1942. The presentation solves several mysteries surrounding a First Flight cover postmarked 4 May 1942 marking the resumption of service from Newfoundland to the United Kingdom via the North Atlantic route.
13 Jun 2020
Two Canadian 'Aniline' Stamps: Two Different Spectroscopic Tales
Analyses the ink of two aniline stamps using spectroscopy. The stamps are the Canada 1938 $1.00 Château de Ramezay definitive and the Newfoundland 1911 8¢ Prince George commemorative, part of the Royal Family Issue.
13 Jun 2020
Describes the paper used to print Newfoundland stamps by Perkins Bacon between 1929-1938 and
Waterlow between 1942-1949.
Demonstrates how to analyse paper fibre to determine what raw materials were used to make the stamp paper.
Discusses the changes to the raw materials over the years, and whether the source of the softwood pulp for the paper came from Newfoundland or Norway.
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