Volume 38 – #24

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Volume 38#24

March 25 – April 7, 2014

Inspired by one of the many occupations of Ira Hicks, the man who built the mansion in 1848, the Pampered Postmaster pays homage to Mr. Hicks’ service as postmaster for the Roxbury/Stratton area for many years and his post office/general store at the top of the waterfall.

Patricias get commemorative cover for 100th anniversary

Princess Patricia of Connaught, first honorary colonel of the regiment, is shown with the regimental flag. Continue reading →

World Heritage Sites prominent in Canada Post's 2014 program
Page 22

CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 19
Show and Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Stamp fun for the rest of us

On my second try I asked a simpler question. “After April 1, would a letter containing three 25-cent stamps and a 10-cent stamp be considered sufficient postage?” That seems simple enough. So far, the only answer I got was to ask me, “where would someone get those stamps?”

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By Bret Evans
Stamping Grounds
Real photo 'news cards' popular a century ago
Page 6
Commonwealth Communique
New Zealand Post plays the numbers game to save money
Page 8

The World Of Stamps
Early philatelic publisher led troubled life
Page 10
Looking Back
New postal rates spurred new stamps for April Fool's Day...
Page 14

Kid Collectors
You too can create kid-friendly presentations
Page 17
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18

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