After a 31-month pandemic hiatus, collectors and dealers returned to the Greater Toronto Area this April for the first National Postage Stamp & Coin Show since 2019. With virtually all of Ontario’s pandemic restrictions lifted by mid-March, the two-day show kicked off on April 9 at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale hotel in northwestern Mississauga, Ont. An unexpectedly strong turnout saw hundreds of collectors come through the doors, where they were met by a 50-dealer bourse of numismatic and philatelic dealers from across the country. “It’s nice to see the well-oiled machine come back again after two years of shutting down,” said dealer Gerard Feehan, the owner of Citadel Coins in Halifax, N.S., who added the show set a template for future in-person events. “We know we can do it now.” Continue reading →
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