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    • 1887-Jun-20

    The community of Éply in France raised 20 francs "to found an establishment for the treatment of hydrophobia." In this context, hydrophobia is an irrational fear of water brought on as a symptom of rabies. Receipt…

    • 1922 – 1936

    Nine small postage stamps in various denominations issued in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Louis Pasteur in 1922. The large semipostal stamp was issued in 1936 and includes a surtax for the…

    • 1934

    Stamp issued by the "Deutsche Reich" government under Nazi rule depicting images associated with the profession of chemistry.

    • 1938

    The 40th anniversary of the discovery of radium by Marie and Pierre Curie was commemorated in France in 1938 with the release of a semipostal stamp bearing a 50-cent surtax to benefit the International Union Against…

    • 1938

    Stamp printed by the Republic of Cuba, depicting Marie and Pierre Curie. The 40th anniversary of the discovery of radium by Marie and Pierre Curie was commemorated in France in 1938 with the release of a semipostal…

    • after 1950 – before 1995

    Stamp depicts profile of Fritz Haber who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918 for developing a process to synthesize ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen gas, which allowed for the large-scale synthesis of…

    • 1951

    Cachet and semipostal stamp depict Gay-Lussac. Cachet depicts a book titled "Law of Gay-Lussac" and various scientific apparatus. Envelope is addressed to Mrs. Richard M. Lawrence, President of the ACS Wives Club.

    • 1951

    Cachet created by Fleetwood depicts "The Chemist" along with ACS logo and the tagline, "Maker of a Better Tomorrow." Stamp issued to commemorate the diamond jubilee of the American Chemical Society. Addressed to and…

    • 1953

    Cachet and stamp depict Max Planck, while the postmark is of Otto Lilienthal, who pioneered the use of gliders. Stamp is part of series, "Men from the History of Berlin."

    • circa 1954

    Depicts a chemist with test tube and flask, as well as the chemical structure of a carboxyl group.

    • 1955-Oct-09

    Stamp depicts Leo Hendrik Baekeland, a Belgian chemist who invented Bakelite (polyoxybenzylmethylenglycolanhydride) in 1907. Bakelite was an inexpensive, versatile, and popular plastic, which marked the beginning of the…

    • 1955

    Stamp depicts Georgius Agricola (1494-1555), who is perhaps best known as the "father of minerology" and for his work De re metallica [On the Nature of Metals].

    • 1955-Mar-07

    On March 7, 1955, France issued a set of six stamps under the theme "Famous Inventors." One of these stamps featured Sainte-Claire Deville who created metallic aluminum in 1855. Stamp depicts modern uses of aluminum…

    • 1956

    Cachet depicts a bust of Avogadro as well as text of Avogadro's law, which states that equal volumes of gases under the same conditions of temperature and pressure will contain equal numbers of molecules. The stamp…

    • 1956

    Stamp depicts Albert Einstein and the the equation of mass-energy equivalence (E=MC2). Einstein has been featured on numerous stamps from around the world. His first appearance on a stamp is believed to be on this…

    • 1956

    Stamp depicts aspects of chemistry and related sciences. The design depicting a laboratory vessel is illustrative of the scientific equipment used widely for research in the chemical industry. A representative chemical…