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.
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The new Classics Forever stamps contain a water-soluble layer to facilitate removing the stamps from the envelopes. Charles Snee (firstname.lastname@example.org) in Linn’s Stamp News reports that the stamps are indeed soakable, but require hot water and patience. Full Article
You’ve heard of cut squares–the common method of saving stamped envelopes a century ago. Well, now you can get those same philatelic items as scallop-cut ovals intended for scrapbooking. More.
Located in the Leon Myers Stamp Center in Nebraska’s Boys Town the 600-pound stamp ball consists of approximately 4,655,000 stamps. Boy’s Town Stamp Center Address: 13628 Flanagan Boulevard, Boys Town, Nebraska Check out the video.
The Tuesday July 12 PSLA meeting will feature the silent auction of the Vice Collection. Organized into over 100 country packets, Suzanne will offer her father’s collection to PSLA members. An example is the Manchuko #13 (Cat Value $3) shown. Ms. Vice will be attending this special PSLA event as witness to the transition of […]
The May 24 PSLA meeting will feature the APS slide show Ryuku by Bert Keiner. Join us at 7:30 in Community Room A in the Westside Pavilion.
Jenny Invert from McCoy Block Recovered in New York One of the two missing 1918 United States Jenny Invert airmail error stamps from the famed McCoy block of four that was stolen in 1955 was recovered in early April. Full Article See Also: LA Times Article
Prince George Poses for the Most Adorable Royal Family Portrait — See the Cute Pic! Meredith B. Kile ETonline April 19, 2016 Prince George is just too cute! The 2-year-old heir to the British throne posed for a new royal portrait in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s upcoming 90th birthday, standing on foam blocks for […]
The next PSLA meeting on February 23, 2016 will include an APS slide presentation on the Story of the Penny Black by Albert LeShane.