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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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Thrice, Thrice Three – Weekly Feature #427

A recent purchase had these stamps stand out on page one.  The four ring numerals were first used in the Pence period so these were used more than 10 years after their introduction.  Number 27 was Ottawa, hence the hometown affinity.  The 1¢ has a short perf., the 2¢ a fault in the upper left …

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