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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 (csnee@amosmedia.com) in Linn’s Stamp News reports that the stamps are indeed soakable, but require hot water and patience. Full Article

Auction at July 12 Meeting

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 […]

Jenny Invert Recovered

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

Young Prince George Stamp

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 […]