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Posted 12/09/2016   12:18 pm  Show Profile Check BeeSee's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add BeeSee to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Canada Post Magazine has this story on the Vancouver store:

https://www.canadapost.ca/magazine/...nsformation/
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Posted 12/09/2016   5:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add cdn-booklets to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
What are the Saturday hours of the Post Office with the Kiosks? Are both machines accessible and are counter services available then too?
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Posted 12/09/2016   10:39 pm  Show Profile Check BeeSee's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add BeeSee to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The Vancouver Post Office counter services are closed on Saturdays. The 24 hr part is open though. I went on Nov. 26, at Saturday.
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Posted 12/11/2016   07:29 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jogil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Do you know if the three different post offices (BC, AB and ON) have a different number id on the stamps? If so, does it make them each a different variety?
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Posted 12/11/2016   10:01 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add BlackJag to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Unitrade has never included varieties based on production location of the 2012 computer vended kiosk stamps. I think that the coding on the new issue is similar to ad mail and would be of interest only to a very specialised collector.
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Posted 12/11/2016   4:32 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Anthraquinone to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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Unitrade has never included varieties based on production location of the 2012 computer vended kiosk stamps. I think that the coding on the new issue is similar to ad mail and would be of interest only to a very specialised collector.


Probably a good thing to. Considering how easy it is to alter a computer printouts the Post Office could churn oy new "stamps" by the bucketload if it so wanted.

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Posted 12/11/2016   5:48 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add sylvain.m to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hoping that we won't come to the crazyness of the UK Post and go.
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Posted 12/11/2016   10:45 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add cdn-booklets to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I do not believe the stamp dispensing setup has been done in Edmonton or the Richmond Hill office yet. It is supposed to be anytime though.
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Posted 12/16/2016   01:20 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Kiel to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Are these stamps still available at the Vancouver Post Office?

I might head out there tomorrow.
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Posted 12/16/2016   02:48 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add cdn-booklets to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
My son bought stamps from both machines on Monday evening, so I believe you should be successful.
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Posted 12/16/2016   5:34 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Kiel to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hope this is not a silly question but I went to the Vancouver Post Office today and I did not find any in the vending machine. Are these stamps printed out in a machine? How do you do it?
The vending machine had booklets and collectibles like coins but where do you print them out?
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Posted 12/16/2016   7:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add sylvain.m to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Is the Richmond Hill kiosk in service ?
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Posted 12/16/2016   8:06 pm  Show Profile Check BeeSee's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add BeeSee to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Kiel, you print them from this machine with the giant iPad:

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Posted 12/17/2016   05:38 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add cdn-booklets to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The Edmonton kiosk is dispensing the new labels now. The only apparent difference is the machin/office code which is 105260 in Edmonton and 105341 for Vancouver. Not certain of the first date of operation but it is 16 Dec or maybe earlier.
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Posted 12/17/2016   10:37 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jimjung to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Just to be clear, I believe these stamps are printed out by a computer when purchased in this ATM-like stall and not pre-printed stamps for purchase. I was told they roll down from the slot like where you might see a receipt printing out of.
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