Tag Archives: cameras

The Amateur Photographer et al

Toronto. Post WW2 we became very American-centric whereas we focused on Britain prewar and during the war years. Many of our books and nearly all magazines come from the States today and we seem to have forgotten the wealth of … Continue reading

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Amalgamated Newsletters 2-3

Toronto. A good month so far, although my wife says we usually get snow later in March. Be that as it may, Editor Bob Lansdale has put together the latest amalgamation of newsletters in his supplement – Vol 2-3. All … Continue reading

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Reg Holloway, 88

Toronto. I received sad news yesterday from our president, Clint Hryhorijiw, that member Reg Holloway died at 88. Reg  joined the society in the 1995 membership year and continued membership into April, 2021. He spoke to us in June, 2009 … Continue reading

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what’s supp?

Toronto. Did you ever hear of stamp cameras? The PHSA? Northlight? Then you must have started collecting photographic gear and photos after the 1970s. As a member of the PHSC you received a supplement Friday, the 4th on American Postage … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana Vol 46-5

Toronto. Enjoying the sudden cold spell (at least here in the big smoke)? Yesterday, members WITH an email address received another delightful magazine via pdf. It  is  the Photographic Canadiana 46-5 dated February 2021 – April 2021. This is a 20 page … Continue reading

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PHSC News for December 2020

Toronto. Parker Pen decided to branch out to the subminiature camera manufacturing. Never heard of a Parker camera? I’m nor surprised. It’s featured on page 1 of our newsletter this month (top right). Is this really the last month in … Continue reading

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ya got mail

Toronto. Any group or society needs to have a list of its members, including photo historical societies. Our society was founded in late 1974 and began to issue a regular newsletter/journal in March 1975. Most members are paying members. That, … Continue reading

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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 on October 4th is CANCELLED **

Toronto. The PHSC’s first OUTDOOR auction,  planned for October, 4th IS NOW CANCELLED (September 23). Our regrets to all who planned to attend this event for the high end collectible cameras (from an estate) that we intended to auction. COVID-19 … 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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