NEW 2020 O.P.S. SCHEDULE

 

These meetings will be held by Zoom Teleconference starting at 7:00 pm. In addition to the “main event” there will be presentations by members on “favourite stamps’, covers, topicals and mini-exhibits.Study Groups will be open to all OPS members

 

 

September 10      Welcome Back and ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

September 17      SPEAKER: Robin Harris, Editor, Unitrade:

                             “Simplifying the Machins orMachins 101”

 

September 24      CANADA STUDY GROUP

                             “Patriotic Postcards & Envelopes WWI”

 

October 1             US STUDY GROUP

                        “The US Bank Note Series 1870-1893”

 

October 8             GB/COMMONWEALTH STUDY GROUP

                             “The Stamps of King Edward VII”

 

October 15           STAMP BASICS: “Buying and Selling: eBay, on-line

                             Auctions and other possibilities”

 

October 22           CANADA STUDY GROUP

                              “The Postage Stamps of PEI Part I”

 

October 29           SPEAKER: Guillaume Vadeboncouer,

                          “From Large Queens to Small Queens

                           the Transition to a New Issue”

 

November 5          US STUDY GROUP

                        “Patterns in Commemorative Stamps of the Great War”

 

November 12       GB/COMMONWEALTH STUDY GROUP

 

November 19      CANADA STUDY GROUP

                              “The Postage Stamps of PEI Part 2”

 

November 26        SPEAKER: Garfield Portch, President, Vincent Graves

                              Greene Foundation,“Forensic Philately at the Greene

                              Foundation

 

December3          US STUDY GROUP                              “New 2021 Scott Specialised Catalogue of United

                               States Stamps and Covers”

 

December 10       SPEAKER: Elia Anoia, “Canada Post Stamp Program

                              for 2021”

 

December 17       STAMP BASICS: “Watermarks” Dick Logan


                                   2021 SUBJECT TO CHANGE

January 7                     CANADA SG   
January 14                   SPEAKER: TBA
January 21                   Stamp Basics  

 

Jan 28                          EXHIBIT NIGHT; GB/Commonwealth SG                                  
February 4                    MINIEX at the RA Centre    (No Meeting)

 

February 11                  CANADA SG  
February 18                  US SG  
February 25                  SPEAKER: TBA

 

March   4                      AUCTION – AUCTION - AUCTION
March 11                      TOPICALS NIGHT / CANADA SG  
March 18                      US SG  
March 25                      EXHIBIT NIGHT / GB/Commonwealth SG 

 

April 1                          CANADA SG  
April 8                          OXFAM / US SG  
April 15                        GB/Commonwealth SG  
April 22                        AUCTION – AUCTION – AUCTION
April 29                        CANADA SG 

 

May 1-2                        2021 ORAPEX (This Year’s Theme: Topicals)

           
May 6                           US SG  
May 13                         SPEAKER: TBA

 

May 20                         GB/Commonwealth SG  
May 27                         AGM, CELEBRATION, AWARDS and POTLUCK DINNER


June 4                          OPEN MEETING

 

June 11                        OPEN MEETING
June 18                        OPEN MEETING 
June 25                        OPEN MEETING