Founded in 1809, Miami University is one of the oldest universities in the US. It is located in Oxford, Ohio and admits more than 17,000 students from undergraduate to doctorate levels. It takes its name from the local Native American tribe, the Miami. Since 1968, this American university has also a base in Luxembourg. The school bears the name of the US Ambassador, John Dolibois, a native of Luxembourg.
Price of the stamp :
GAM SA (L)
Multicoloured high-resolution offset by Bpost (B)
27,66 x 40,2 mm, 10 stamps per sheet
125th anniversary of organised philately
on palm sunday, 30 march 1890, five young collectors, joseph schock, j. faber, jean-charles kohn, jean hellinckx and michel goebel, met at the kiffer cafe in the train station district of luxembourg-city to found a philately society, the "union des timbrophiles de luxembourg", the first philately society in luxembourg.