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Fake News or True News? 1879 Western Canada Cover From Where?

Fake News or True News? 1879 Western Canada Cover From Where?

Every Postal Historian would definitely check the specific opening date of the post office and compare it to the date on “what was becoming” a very scarce Western Canada cover!

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A Split Ring Cancel 1879 In Western Canada, Can Postal History Experts Guess Where?

A Split Ring Cancel 1879 In Western Canada, Can Postal History Experts Guess Where?

 
Now, all of you are thinking that this is all “fake news”! 
 
It’s not!  It’s ALL “true news”. You will shake your head “more than twice” when the “end” is revealed - NEXT WEEK!

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IS THE OBSESSION OF COLLECTING POSTCARDS &/Or POSTAL HISTORY INCREASING OR DECREASING???

IS THE OBSESSION OF COLLECTING POSTCARDS &/Or POSTAL HISTORY INCREASING OR DECREASING???

KUDOS FOR THOSE “SENIOR COLLECTORS” WHO TOOK THE STEEP LEARNING CURVE TO BECOME “COMPUTER SAVY” AND “BUYERS” ON THE INTERNET, or SOLICITED ASSISTANCE !!!

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IS THE OBSESSION OF COLLECTING POSTCARDS &/OR POSTAL HISTORY INCREASING OR DECREASING?

IS THE OBSESSION OF COLLECTING POSTCARDS &/OR POSTAL HISTORY INCREASING OR DECREASING?

When MJR incorporated in, 1984 (as a part time dealer) just about every collector was older than I was. In fact, if you are familiar with the Canadian political scene previous to 1984 some of prominent political figures were much older than me as well!

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ARE YOU AWARE — YOU MAY INHERIT A VINTAGE POSTCARD (OR POSTAL HISTORY) COLLECTION

ARE YOU AWARE — YOU MAY INHERIT A VINTAGE POSTCARD (OR POSTAL HISTORY) COLLECTION

You know what - I did! 

Based on a tip from a farmer, I went to look at an old abandoned farm in Northern Alberta. What did I find?  Some old covers (envelopes) scattered on that not so sturdy (but filthy) floor. 

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