1983 – The Year of Technological Advances
Contents: YS1983 (2031-47, 2052-65) 31 Stamps
The year is 1983 and families around the country can film their own movies, as compact home movie cameras – called Camcorders – hit the market. Later in 1983, important developments in the computer industry lead to the creation of the modern internet. Within 20 years more than 600 million people will use the internet. Among a host of interesting stamp topics, this year set includes four stamps dedicated to forefathers of technology whose accomplishments helped bring about the new technology of 1983.