Bramalea Stamp Club member Ingo Nessel holding the Howard Bryce Memorial Trophy which was awarded to him by the Grand River Valley Philatelic Association (GRVPA) for his valuable contributions to the association over many years. More information about this award and Ingo's involvement with the GRVPA is available in the Spring 2014 edition of PhilaJournal, the newsletter of GTAPA (Greater Toronto Area Philatelic Alliance). The Bramalea Stamp Club is a member of both the GRVPA and GTAPA.
Countries that our members collect:
German Colonies and States
Countries that no longer exist
Special Collecting Interests of Members:
First Day Covers
Krieghoff Commemorative stamp (and errors)
Artifact series (Canada)
Canadian 17 cent parliament stamp
Transportation (planes, trains, automobiles, ships)
Members of the Bramalea Stamp Club have many different philatelic interests, from collecting stamps from different countries to studying postal history, collecting postal artifacts and studying aspects of stamp making, including errors. Members show exhibits at local Stamp Shows, where they are judged for merit. We will be exploring some of the members' philatelic interests on this page.
Displaying/Storing Stamp Collections:
There are as many ways of showing a stamp collection as there are collections.
Our members have:
Homemade Album pages (Excel, word, etc.)
Stock books (slotted sheets)
Since every stamp collection is a personal choice of the collector, the presentation and storage of each collection reflects the individual esthetic of the collector.
Bramalea Stamp Club
Brampton, Ontario, Canada