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(Part 6) Memories from 40 years in the stamp and coin business – 1989

1989 Return to Vancouver – Memories from 40 years in the stamp and coin business
by Brian Grant Duff –
Macdonald’s invited me to their Toronto headquarters to discuss commemorative covers from the 1988 Soviet-Canadian Polar Bridge Expedition with a Russian delegation. It was an important meeting as Macdonald’s was expanding into Russia at the time. I was paid in Big Mac and Taxi passes.

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New Canada Post stamp for Ukraine Humanitarian Relief

Brian Grant Duff, owner and operator of the All Nations Stamp and Coin shop in Vancouver, says the stamps could be difficult to find.

“It’s going to be hard to get because they only made 50,000 booklets, so 500,000 stamps, in booklets of 10 … I understand that post offices will probably get something like 100 booklets each and the first day cover is extremely limited and hard to get they only made 7000 examples.”

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