Volume 38#20

January 28 – February 10, 2014

Regulars
CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 19
Show and Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Editorial
Not just another War of 1812 tribute

The United States Postal Service and Buffalo Fire Department are remembering that fateful night of Dec. 30, 1813, when a mixed force of around 1,400 British regulars, Canadian militia, and native warriors crossed over the river near Niagara. They landed at a place called Black Rock, dispersed a larger force of Americans, and chased them to Buffalo. Once there, our boys showed their class by burning down all but four buildings, and destroying the navy yard and four armed vessels. They returned home through Black Rock, pausing only to set fire to that place as well.

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By Bret Evans
Columns
Stamping Grounds
Flag's architect also founder of Order of Canada
Page 6
Uncle Pete's Patterings
1869s not popular at time of issue
Page 8

Commonwealth Communique
Modern covers a fertile ground for Commonwealth enthusiasts
Page 9
Off The Beaten Track
Official souvenir postcards tell the story of the Columbi...
Page 10

Looking Back
Flower power, art, and military history on 2013 stamps
Page 14
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

Philatelic Bookshelf
Exploring Boer War's postal history, perforation changes...
Page 22
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