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    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 1958

    Cachet and stamp depict Claude-Louis Berthollet. Cachet includes text describing Berthollet's contributions to water purification.

    • 1975

    Cachet depicts the wavelength of krypton-86, which was formerly used to define the meter from 1960 until 1983. A meter was defined during this time as the wavelength of the 605 nm (orange) spectral line of a krypton-86…