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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
The American First Day Cover Society and the USPS will hold a First-Day-of-Sale Ceremony at SESCAL on Saturday September 24 at the Airport Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles at 10:00AM in Catalina C for the new Butterfly Stamp. With no first day ceremony, this is the premier event for the launch of 68-cent stamp for […]
Source: http://www.linns.com/news/auctions/2016/september/schyler-rumsey-two-auctions-sescal-show.html?utm_medium=Email&utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_campaign=lsn_editorial_stamp-market-insights&utm_content=September 03, 2016 07:00 AMBy 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 hotel highlighting […]
Source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/tourist-draws-map-on-letter-instead-of-address-iceland-delivers/ar-AAiqof8?li=AA5hNe 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 […]
Source: http://www.linns.com/news/us-stamps-postal-history/2016/august/million-dollar-duck-documentary-animal-planet.html By Michael Baadke An award-winning documentary film about the competitive annual federal duck stamp art contest will be shown on the Animal Planet cable television network Sept. 14. The Million Dollar Duck is scheduled at 9 p.m. Eastern Time/Pacific Time, according to the network, as part of its Animal Planet Presents series. Check local […]