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Posted 01/09/2011   8:38 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add chasa to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
There has been some discussion here about Canada precancels. I love them. I made my own simple album using the standard catalog for organization. When I first started collecting Canada precancels I decided to ignore the doubles and other multiples - and just collect the normal and invert varieties. I am very happy with this decision. The multiples are almost all high-priced and even a fine collection looks sparse when they are included.
The Robert A Lee album [1993] is quite nice, but because it includes all the multiple varieties, I decided not to use it. On this example page, I do not own the Brandon 1-MR4-I [cataloging 150$]. Also you can see where I have added the die-2 1-cent variety [1-105d] that was added to the latest 6th ed of the catalog. I didn't have the 1-cent and 3-cent die varieties on my original layout.
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Posted 01/10/2011   12:56 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Not to everybody's taste, but I just love the simple
quadrille page and handwritten notes.
That's how I like it.

A bit sparse with information on the set up though
for a beginner like myself, it would be nice to see some notes
on page as to what catalogue /reference and sequence was used.
and what I always like is a list of appropriate
bibliography concerning the topic.
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Posted 01/11/2011   08:35 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I like it, I like it.

They look nice arranged by colour like that, with the yellow before the green.

Is that quadrille pattern your own?
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Posted 01/11/2011   7:33 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add chasa to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The pages are Scotts blank quadrile, National style. When I did the layout, I used about a 1983 version of the Canada precancel catalog. At that time they split the Admiral issues up with the original colors - 104,106,108 etc listed first and the 105,107,109 etc listed as a second group. It is not in Scotts order so sometimes difficult to follow.
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Posted 01/11/2011   8:07 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Russ to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
chasa, nice Canadian page. How does the diversity in Canadian precancels compare to the (nearly) endless variety of U.S.?
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Posted 01/11/2011   9:04 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add chasa to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
There are about 4000 different Canada precancels - they fit in one binder. This contrasts with the estimated 2 million different US precancel denominations [I have almost 30,000 Alabama alone and that is a smaller state].
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chasa, Thanks, Sounds like a great Alabama collection.
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