A Philatelic Perspective

Over the years, Canada Post has released a number of stamps commemorating personalities and events from the War of 1812. The following are but a few of the many examples:

Canadian 6 cent stamp dated of 1969 celebrating the 200th birthday of Sir Isaac Brock

Sir Isaac Brock, 1769-1812, 200th Anniversary

6 cent stamp

Issued: September 12, 1969
Design: Imre von Mosdossyl

Provided by Library and Archives Canada, © Canada Post
Corporation 1969. Reproduced with Permission.

Canadian 42 cent stamp of Laura Secord

Laura Secord, Legendary Patriot

42 cent stamp

Issued: September 8, 1992
Design: Ralph Tibbles

Provided by Library and Archives Canada, © Canada Post
Corporation 1992. Reproduced with Permission.

Canadian 17 cent stamp of Charles-Michel de Salaberry Irumberry

Charles-Michel d'Irumberry de Salaberry

17 cent stamp

Issued: May 11, 1979
Design: Theo Dimson

Provided by Library and Archives Canada, © Canada Post
Corporation 1979. Reproduced with Permission.

Canadian 8 cent stamp of William Hamilton Merritt with the Welland Canal in background

William Hamilton Merritt, The Welland Canal, 1824

8 cent stamp

Issued: November 29, 1974
Design: William Rueter

Provided by Library and Archives Canada, © Canada Post
Corporation 1974. Reproduced with Permission.

Canadian 32 cent stamp of Fort Wellington, Ontario

Fort Wellington, Ont.

32 cent stamp

Issued: June 30, 1983
Design: Rolf P. Harder

Provided by Library and Archives Canada, © Canada Post
Corporation 1983. Reproduced with Permission.

Canadian 32 cent stamp of Fort at Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec

Fort at Coteau-du-Lac, Que.

32 cent stamp

Issued: June 30, 1983
Design: Rolf P. Harder

Provided by Library and Archives Canada, © Canada Post
Corporation 1985. Reproduced with Permission.

Canadian 34 cent stamp of Fort Erie, Ontario

Fort Erie, Ont.

34 cent stamp

Issued: June 28, 1985
Design: Rolf P. Harder

Provided by Library and Archives Canada, © Canada Post
Corporation 1985. Reproduced with Permission.

Canadian 34 cent stamp of Fort York, Ontario

Fort York, Ont, circa 1816

34
cent stamp
Issued: June 28, 1985
Design: Rolf P. Harder

Provided by Library and Archives Canada, © Canada Post
Corporation 1985. Reproduced with Permission.

Canadian 5 cent stamp of the Red River Settlement in 1812

Red River Settlement, 1812, Selkirk

5 cent stamps
Issued: May 3, 1962
Design: Phillips-Gutkin & Associates

Provided by Library and Archives Canada, © Canada Post Corporation 1962. Reproduced with Permission.