Beyond Sparks Street

In 1984, Ian Kimmerly opened his stamp store at 90 Sparks Street in Ottawa. With the exception of two years on Catherine Street near the Ottawa Bus Terminal, Ian has always remained on Sparks. But now that the store at 62 Sparks Street has closed, and Ian moves on to a new life in Victoria, …

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Ian was honoured with a special Show Cachet at this past weekend’s Orapex 2012. The complete show citation can be read at his Philatelic Biography page.


Regardless of my intentions to write more frequently in my blog, something more urgent always interferes. I recently prepared a new five frame Exhibit. The idea for this exhibit came from the devasting earthquake which hit the Solomon Islands on April 2 of this year. I decided to prepare the exhibit and entered it just …

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