Tag Archive: victoria

Sep 29

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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Sep 19

September 19th, 2014

With the amount of material we have been diligently adding to our already generous inventory of quality stamps, one would not think that we were closing our doors for good in just eight short days.  Better used and mint Canada have been added.  The ever-popular area of British Commonwealth has been added to, most notably …

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May 02

May 1st, 2014

As one month closes and another begins we find ourselves with plenty of new items that bear reporting.  The past couple of weeks have seen us putting a major push on putting better Canada into our inventory.  Used Pence and Cents issues plus quality mint and used material from the period of later Victoria.  More …

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Apr 05

April 5th, 2014

We have had a good start to our month in terms of adding new material to our inventory.  Our constant quest for premium quality Canadian stamps continues and we have added better items in terms of both mint and used.  Town postmarks from all over the country have been added.  Additionally many key and harder …

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Mar 04

Chic Chalon — Weekly Feature #456

Young Victoria Head by Chalon Three Pence lilac watermarked large star.  Used with full to large margins.  There is a light ink mark at left.  A Very Fine example of the provisional imperforates from this printing ex. Joseph Hackney.  Catalogue value shown is from Scott for an imperforate pair.  Stanley Gibbons #118a. (catalogue £1900,00 for …

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