Volume 38#16

December 3 – December 16, 2013

U.S. stamp sheet pictures living veterans

“Our challenge as a nation is to never forget the sacrifices all of these individuals made on our behalf,” Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said. “We hope these new Medal of Honor forever stamps will provide everyone with one more way to preserve our veterans’ stories for future generations.” Continue reading →

Features
Holiday stamp honours 350-year-old ‘lady’ of Quebec
Page 10
Micronations take collectors off the beaten path
Page 17

Regulars
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 19
Show and Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Editorial
Super opportunities to grow the hobby

They may have little more than an accumulation of interesting stuff, but they probably consider it a collection. I think the hobby should be viewing these people not as aberrations, but as potential hobbyists. They should be welcomed into the hobby and given encouragement and information.

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By Bret Evans
Columns
Looking Back
Canada celebrates, negotiates a place for the moose
Page 6
Focus On Collecting
Collecting will evolve, and survive: survey
Page 8

Commonwealth Communique
Ireland's diversity of stamp issues always worth a look
Page 11
News Bites
Bluenose II returns to the water
Page 14

New Issues
From around the world
Page 18
Off The Beaten Track
Seasonal symbols celebrate the holidays
Page 22

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