30 episodes

Join Adrian on his philatelic adventures, as he uncovers the historical significance behind a different Canadian stamp in every episode. If you love history or stamp collecting, we've got you covered.

Stamp Stories Adrian Speyer

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Join Adrian on his philatelic adventures, as he uncovers the historical significance behind a different Canadian stamp in every episode. If you love history or stamp collecting, we've got you covered.

    Episode 29 - Mary Riter Hamilton

    Episode 29 - Mary Riter Hamilton

    In Episode 29, we learn about a female painter, who captured the landscape of WWI right after the war and the stamps Canada Post recently released to honour her. Check out the stamps (and more) discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/mary-riter-hamilton-63e0e2b4c8c5

    • 16 min
    Episode 28 - Laura Secord

    Episode 28 - Laura Secord

    In Episode 28, we delve into the story of Laura Secord, and the two stamps that Canada Post released to celebrate this Canadian Heroine. Check out the stamps (and more) discussed in this episode here: https://stampstoriesca.medium.com/laura-secord-2608c388fee0

    • 22 min
    Episode 27 - Winnie the Pooh

    Episode 27 - Winnie the Pooh

    In Episode 27, we learn about the history of Winnie the Pooh, and the stamps Canada Post created with Walt Disney Canada to celebrate a special milestone. Check out the stamps (and more) discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/winnie-the-pooh-2c3f347d6382

    • 21 min
    Episode 26 - The Trans Canada Highway

    Episode 26 - The Trans Canada Highway

    In Episode 26, we learn about the history of the Trans Canada highway, the second longest national highway in the world, and the stamps that celebrate it. Check out the stamps (and more) discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/the-trans-canada-highway-eb7014313bf0?sk=a88d9281b7f26773bcf1a840b7402c29

    • 35 min
    Episode 25 - Leonard Cohen

    Episode 25 - Leonard Cohen

    In Episode 25, we learn about the career and life of a Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist Leonard Cohen and the stamps issued by Canada Post September 2019 to celebrate his career. Check out the stamps (and more) discussed in this episode here: https://medium.com/stamp-stories/leonard-cohen-47a51f228067?sk=18bedd3399450afed44bca198d0a5661

    • 2 hr 14 min
    We're Back - And With A New Name!

    We're Back - And With A New Name!

    We're back producing show again, under a new name, but with the same team! We'll have a much more focused way of producing this Podcast. We hope you'll enjoy what we have in store! Make sure to check out our new space on the web: http://stampstories.ca and on Twitter @StampStoriesCA

    • 1 min

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