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Re: US Dinosaur stamps



Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:

> The US doesn't issue dino-stamps very often. The first appeared in 1970 as 
> part of a set of four stamps honoring the American Museum of Natural History 
> in New York.

Who painted these? Tess, do you know? 
 
> In 1992 the U.S. produced three more dino-stamps, in a set of four devoted  
> exclusively to prehistoric reptiles from American territory (the fourth stamp 
> featured a pterosaur, not a dinosaur). 

>From paintings only slightly bigger than the stamps themselves
skillfully created by scientist and artist John Gurche. 

> More details will appear in _Prehistoric Times_ and _Dinosaurus_ magazine.

And the Dino Times. 

: )

*kel