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anything you can do …

Toronto. Camera collecting has no firm rules. Some folk collect quantity, some quality, and some both. The late Jim Matthew managed to collect some 3,000 plus cameras ranging from the inexpensive to the exotic. A marine engineer, Greater Manchester born … Continue reading

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Our very first OUTDOOR Auction is October 4th

Toronto. If the current COVID-19 rules or better apply next month, the PHSC plans to hold its first OUTDOOR auction. This will be an ESTATE auction held at the Trident Hall. Details are shown here in the poster below created … Continue reading

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not only elephants have them

Toronto. Trunk and trunk sales that is. Ours was held this year on August 23 at the Trident Hall in south west Toronto and will be featured in our next journal issue. Note that our journals are for members. Not a … Continue reading

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it’s on! it’s on!

Toronto. After months of COVID-19 restrictions, we can finally host an outdoor event at the Trident Centre. Our first camera show is the Trunk Sale delayed from last month and now ready to go August 23rd! Click on John and … Continue reading

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summer in the city

Toronto. Enjoying the balmy swelter of summer yet? Yesterday, members WITH an email address received another delightful special via pdf. It  is  the Photographic Canadiana edition 46-2 “Special Issue” dated July 2020 (although we usually take a break in the summer). … Continue reading

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who you gonna call

Toronto. was a line from the GhostBusters theme. Roy Parker Jr wrote the catchy little tune for the 1984 movie “GhostBusters” which became a popular computer game. And for photo historians and photographica collectors these days it is indeed apt. … Continue reading

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Amalgamated Photo History Newsletters

Toronto. Since we are unable to hold our regular monthly meetings – the pandemic dropped the curtain on us – members received this pdf version of the amalgamated newsletters from our exchange members who gave their blessing for inclusion in … Continue reading

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there’s something happening here ….

Toronto. … as the old tune sung by Buffalo Springfield says. With the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing in effect, the PHSC will be sending a series of pdf files to members as specials. First out is Photographic Canadiana issue … Continue reading

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the way we were …

Toronto. A popular camera chain, Henry’s, began here in Toronto over a century ago. This May, the chain announced it would be closing a number of stores as it restructured. Then Henry’s head, Andy Stein, spoke with us back in … Continue reading

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add to your collection over in Maryland

Toronto. I received an email Tuesday from an auction house in Maryland that features online bids. On Thursday, May 7th, 2020 at 5pm Richard Opfer Auctioneering is hosting the “Jerome ‘Pepper’ Broad Photographica Auction“. You can view the lots here. … Continue reading

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