the annual stamp bourse and exhibition of the Nova Scotia Stamp Club.
Dartmouth Seniors Service Centre Banquet Hall
45 Octherloney St,
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Details are being added every day so please check back.
This is the 100th
Anniversary of the Halifax Explosion
Novapex 2017 will be commemorating
this historic and tragic event with special show covers and cancellations.
Leon Matthys will present slide show
and discussion on the Halifax Explosion. This audio visual show is
approximately a half hour and will presented on both days of Novapex 2017.
Times to be announced.
awards banquet will be held:
Sunday, 23 April 2017
6:30pm Reception / 7:00 Dinner
Dartmouth Seniors Service Centre
Tickets: $TBD each
Menu: Coming soon
Free admittance; Ample free parking; Handicapped accessible; On major bus routes;
Please advise of any special
Saturday 22 April 2017
|8:00 – 10:00 am
and Dealers Setup /
Exhibition and Bourse opens
Exhibition and Bourse closes
23 April 2017
Exhibition and Bourse closes
Dealer and Bourse Information
Bourse information is being distributed to those dealers that have
expressed interest. If you would like to attend please contact
Gary Steele at 902-864-3976 .
Bourse Application forms are available
A preliminary Exhibit / Bourse Layout can be seen here soon.
Awards & Trophies
The typical NOVAPEX awards are listed, other awards will be posted as
they are known.
Royal Philatelic Society of Canada sanctioned Awards
Gold, Vermeil, Silver, Silver-Bronze and Bronze awards will be presented to
those entries which merit such recognition. These awards are for
quality, therefore there can be more than one in each class.
J. Doug Allen Novice Award
This award is donated by the Nova Scotia Stamp Club and is presented to the best
first-time winner of a Royal Philatelic Society of Canada Award.
Nova Scotia Stamp Club Award
Presented to a member-contributor for outstanding contributions to the club
and/or to the advancement of philately in Nova Scotia.
Ken C. MacDonald Postal History Award
The Award is presented in recognition of Ken C. MacDonald’s outstanding research in
postal history and his encouragement to fellow collectors. The award is to encourage research in the postal history
of Atlantic Canada and to recognize those who make a significant contribution in
The Ken C. MacDonald Postal History Award shall be awarded for excellence in any of
the following categories:
1) An exhibit of the postal history of Atlantic Canada presented at NOVAPEX.
2) Original research about the postal history of Atlantic Canada which has been
published in a form generally available to interested collectors. Such publications
should have occurred during the previous year.
3) A significant contribution to the advancement of Atlantic Canadian postal history.
George MacKenzie Aerophilately Award
The award shall be presented to a member of the Nova Scotia Stamp Club who,
as an exhibitor at a NSSC sponsored exhibition and in the opinion of the
Judges, has presented an outstanding exhibit on any aspect of
Aerophilately. The exhibit must receive at least a silver award from the judges during the
show in which it is exhibited. The award, consisting of a shield with an aviation motif, will be held by
the winner for one year. A smaller shield or plaque will be also given to
the winner as a permanent keepsake. The winner’s name and year of award
will be engraved upon each.
The People's Choice Award
The Award for the most popular exhibit as determined by a vote by those who attend the exhibition.
Teams consists of 5 members each with a single frame
entered in the exhibition. Individual points are tallied for an overall
Team score. Entry Forms, outlining the scoring system that will be used, are
available at the link below, at monthly meetings.
Dave Cooper Memorial Trophy
is presented to the 5
winning members of the One-Frame Team Competition. Each individual Team
member also receives a circular medallion.
For more information or to be part of a
team, please contact Jack Forbes.
2017 Novapex Committee
| Registration / Finance
Programme & NSSC Website
Hall Layout & Frames
Several hotels and Inns are available
in the area close to the show venue.
The following link is provided for information only.
If you are a hotelier and would like to have a link posted on this site
please contact the club.
Area Hotels, Inns and B&Bs
For other Hotels, Motels, Inns or Bed & Breakfasts in the Halifax/
Dartmouth area go to
Scotia Places to Stay
Toll Free: 1.800.565.0000