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Sescal 2020 will take place Oct. 2-4 at the Ontario Convention Center, 2000 E. Convention Center Way, Ontario, Calif. By Linn’s Staff The 76th annual stamp exhibition of Southern California, Sescal 2020, will take place Oct. 2-4 at the Ontario Convention Center, 2000 E. Convention Center Way, Ontario, Calif. This year’s show has a new […]

New PSLA Meeting Location

Starting Tuesday April 10, 2018 we will meet at the Gardena Valley Baptist Church, 1630 W158th Street, Gardena, CA 90247. Join us for an evening of philatelic fun and sharing at our new convenient location between the 405 and 110 highways.  Free parking and many restaurants nearby. Details: New PSLA Meeting Location.

History of Mathematics in 300 Stamps

The entire history of mathematics in one hour, as illustrated by around 300 postage stamps featuring mathematics and mathematicians from across the world. From Euclid to Euler, from Pythagoras to Poincaré, and from Fibonacci to the Fields Medals, all are featured in attractive, charming and sometimes bizarre stamps. No knowledge of mathematics or philately required.

Soaking Classics Forever Stamps

The new Classics Forever stamps contain a water-soluble layer to facilitate removing the stamps from the envelopes.  Charles Snee ( in Linn’s Stamp News reports that the stamps are indeed soakable, but require hot water and patience. Full Article

Scott Catalogs Reorganized

By Donna Houseman The 2018 edition of the Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue marks the 150th anniversary edition of the Scott catalogs. John Walter Scott published the first edition of the Scott catalog in 1868, and his vision and love for the stamp hobby live on today. The Scott Standard catalog lists more than 700,000 […]

PSLA Annual Meeting

The next PSLA meeting (Tuesday September 27) is the annual business meeting.  Nominations for the officers for 2017-18 are complete and voting will take place at the meeting.  You must be present to vote, and write-ins are not permitted.  The treasurer will present an annual finance report.  We will have a discussion about SESCAL (don’t […]

Schuyler Rumsey offers two auctions at S...

Source: September 03, 2016 07:00 AM By Michael Baadke The annual Sescal stamp show and exhibition is taking place Sept. 23-25 at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel, 5711 W. Century Blvd., in Los Angeles, Calif. Schuyler Rumsey Philatelic Auctions will participate each day of the show with public auction sessions at the Los Angeles […]

Letter Delivered with No Address

Source: A postman has gone above and beyond by managing to deliver a tourist’s letter after he scribbled a map instead of an address on the envelope. According to the Daily Mail and the India Times, the holidaymaker had visited a farm in Búðardalur, west Iceland, and presumably wanted to say thank you for a […]