A History of America in Thirty-six Postage Stamps

Chris West, the author of A History of America in Thirty-six Postage Stamps, explored America’s rich philatelic history. From George Washington’s dour gaze to the charging buffalo of the western frontier and Lindbergh’s soaring biplane, American stamps are a vivid window into the country’s extraordinary and distinctive past.

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Read more: ▶ A History of America in Thirty-six Postage Stamps, Chris West, Maynard Sundman Lecture 2014 – YouTube.