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Canada/Covers & Postmarks : Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

 

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Bboelke

04 Jun 2010
01:56:27pm
I've put my collection of Canadian WWI Civil Censorship covers up on the web at http://www.bebstuff.com/stamps/Collection.php. I am also in the process of putting my Admiral Rates and Usages, the pages for which will grow slowly over time. I hope there are a few here who might enjoy this collection, and maybe can answer one or two of my questions!
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Lpayette
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05 Jun 2010
01:35:38am
re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Very nice.
I especially like the Britannia Beach to Brooklyn, NY cover as its fairly close to Squamish where I live.
Lee

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Bujutsu
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17 Dec 2010
06:02:13pm
re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Nice site Bboelke and nice covers too.

Would I be correct in assuming you have the book "Civil Censorship In Canada During World War 1" by Allan L. Steinhart??

Chimo

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Bboelke

17 Dec 2010
11:11:26pm
re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Yes, I do (it is actually mentioned on the site). Do you collect this area as well?

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Bujutsu
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18 Dec 2010
01:47:16pm
re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Actually, yes, I do.

One of my main interests is Canadian military mail and civil censored covers as well.

I collect them from all eras and over the years have accumulated a fair sized collection.

Bujutsu

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Bboelke

21 Dec 2010
03:33:52pm
re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Nice to meet you! I'll be adding a couple of covers I've added to the collection in the near future, once I resolve some issues with my new laptop not liking my old scanner...

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Bboelke

28 Dec 2010
08:53:24am
re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

This is a new cover I just picked up, and it presents a bit of dilemna. The strike date is July 25, 1916, which is outside of any recorded period of Civil Censorship. The cover shows absolutely no sign of being a re-used envelope. Any thoughts would be appreciated!

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Bboelke

28 Dec 2010
08:54:32am
re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

This is a new cover I just picked up, and it presents a bit of dilemna. The strike date is July 25, 1916, which is outside of any recorded period of Civil Censorship. The tape is also clearly a Steinhart Type II, with no other markings. The cover shows absolutely no sign of being a re-used envelope. Any thoughts would be appreciated!

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Bboelke

02 Mar 2011
11:35:34am
re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Just an update on the cover shown above. After discussing the cover with numerous knowledgeable collectors, the conclusion was that the cover was mailed by a "Person of Interest", most likely an internee being held in Halifax. It is, as every collector loves to hear, a rare example of censorship outside of the known dates.

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Stampme

02 Mar 2011
07:27:23pm
re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Was there any sort of return address on the back or a name? Also was the hotel used to house internees? Just curious.
Great info on the cover.
Bruce

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Bboelke

02 Mar 2011
07:51:31pm
re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

There is nothing on the reverse except an advertising message. I don't know specifically this hotel was used but it fits the presumption. I was hoping they might still be around, but it burned down horrifically decades ago.

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Doe
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02 Mar 2011
10:27:34pm
re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

That's a nice cover collection. :-)

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Bboelke

03 Mar 2011
10:18:07am
re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Thanks! I've just posted three additional covers, one with an unusual destination (Balboa Heights, Canal Zone). For anyone interested, here is the reverse of the "Persons of Interest" cover.
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Bboelke

04 Jun 2010
01:56:27pm

I've put my collection of Canadian WWI Civil Censorship covers up on the web at http://www.bebstuff.com/stamps/Collection.php. I am also in the process of putting my Admiral Rates and Usages, the pages for which will grow slowly over time. I hope there are a few here who might enjoy this collection, and maybe can answer one or two of my questions!

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Lpayette

05 Jun 2010
01:35:38am

re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Very nice.
I especially like the Britannia Beach to Brooklyn, NY cover as its fairly close to Squamish where I live.
Lee

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Bujutsu

17 Dec 2010
06:02:13pm

re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Nice site Bboelke and nice covers too.

Would I be correct in assuming you have the book "Civil Censorship In Canada During World War 1" by Allan L. Steinhart??

Chimo

Bujutsu

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Bboelke

17 Dec 2010
11:11:26pm

re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Yes, I do (it is actually mentioned on the site). Do you collect this area as well?

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Bujutsu

18 Dec 2010
01:47:16pm

re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Actually, yes, I do.

One of my main interests is Canadian military mail and civil censored covers as well.

I collect them from all eras and over the years have accumulated a fair sized collection.

Bujutsu

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Bboelke

21 Dec 2010
03:33:52pm

re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Nice to meet you! I'll be adding a couple of covers I've added to the collection in the near future, once I resolve some issues with my new laptop not liking my old scanner...

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Bboelke

28 Dec 2010
08:53:24am

re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

This is a new cover I just picked up, and it presents a bit of dilemna. The strike date is July 25, 1916, which is outside of any recorded period of Civil Censorship. The cover shows absolutely no sign of being a re-used envelope. Any thoughts would be appreciated!

newcover.jpg

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Bboelke

28 Dec 2010
08:54:32am

re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

This is a new cover I just picked up, and it presents a bit of dilemna. The strike date is July 25, 1916, which is outside of any recorded period of Civil Censorship. The tape is also clearly a Steinhart Type II, with no other markings. The cover shows absolutely no sign of being a re-used envelope. Any thoughts would be appreciated!

newcover.jpg

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Bboelke

02 Mar 2011
11:35:34am

re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Just an update on the cover shown above. After discussing the cover with numerous knowledgeable collectors, the conclusion was that the cover was mailed by a "Person of Interest", most likely an internee being held in Halifax. It is, as every collector loves to hear, a rare example of censorship outside of the known dates.

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Stampme

02 Mar 2011
07:27:23pm

re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Was there any sort of return address on the back or a name? Also was the hotel used to house internees? Just curious.
Great info on the cover.
Bruce

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Bboelke

02 Mar 2011
07:51:31pm

re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

There is nothing on the reverse except an advertising message. I don't know specifically this hotel was used but it fits the presumption. I was hoping they might still be around, but it burned down horrifically decades ago.

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Doe

02 Mar 2011
10:27:34pm

re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

That's a nice cover collection. :-)

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Bboelke

03 Mar 2011
10:18:07am

re: Civil Censorship in Canada during World War I

Thanks! I've just posted three additional covers, one with an unusual destination (Balboa Heights, Canal Zone). For anyone interested, here is the reverse of the "Persons of Interest" cover.
a

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