Spain Scott B194b (31 Mar 1992) on postcard commemorating the 16- 23 June 1997 “Columbus Seminar” hosted by the Christopher Columbus Philatelic Society in the historic town of Tordesillas, Spain.     It was in the Treaty House in Tordesillas in 1494 that the world famous treaty was signed between the Spanish Catholic monarchs and the Portuguese King under the auspices of Pope Alexander VI.    Note the CCPS pictorial cancellation showing Queen Isabella and Christopher Columbus.

Spain Scott B194b (31 Mar 1992) on postcard commemorating the 16- 23 June 1997 “Columbus Seminar” hosted by the Christopher Columbus Philatelic Society in the historic town of Tordesillas, Spain. It was in the Treaty House in Tordesillas in 1494 that the world famous treaty was signed between the Spanish Catholic monarchs and the Portuguese King under the auspices of Pope Alexander VI. Note the CCPS pictorial cancellation showing Queen Isabella and Christopher Columbus.

Spain Scott #2291 (03 May 1982) Discovery of the New World, 1492 on postcard: Columbus Discovers America ...painting by Salvador Dali.  Columbus portrait pictorial cancellation (Spain’s station) at World Columbian Stamp Expo ’92, Chicago: 22-30 Mayo 1992.   Back of postcard: Reproduction réservée A.D.A.G.P. Paris, France.

Spain Scott #2291 (03 May 1982) Discovery of the New World, 1492 on postcard: Columbus Discovers America ...painting by Salvador Dali. Columbus portrait pictorial cancellation (Spain’s station) at World Columbian Stamp Expo ’92, Chicago: 22-30 Mayo 1992. Back of postcard: Reproduction réservée A.D.A.G.P. Paris, France.

Whaleback Steamer “Christopher Columbus”  (Hold-To-Light postcard …en route Chicago - Milwaukee  The “Christopher Columbus" was built in Superior, Wisconsin in 1892-1893 and first employed to carry visitors to the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition at Chicago.   …later she was acquired by Lake Michigan’s famed Goodrich Line, which operated her chiefly on the Chicago-Milwaukee day service.  Cancellation: 07 Feb 1905 Chicago, IL. with Valley Cottage, NY receiving cancellation.

Whaleback Steamer “Christopher Columbus” (Hold-To-Light postcard …en route Chicago - Milwaukee The “Christopher Columbus" was built in Superior, Wisconsin in 1892-1893 and first employed to carry visitors to the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition at Chicago. …later she was acquired by Lake Michigan’s famed Goodrich Line, which operated her chiefly on the Chicago-Milwaukee day service. Cancellation: 07 Feb 1905 Chicago, IL. with Valley Cottage, NY receiving cancellation.

Spain Scott #2535 (30 Oct 1987) Christopher Columbus (Cristóbal Colón) on postcard showing a portrait of Christopher Columbus from an engraving by Jean de Bry which was based on the portrait of Columbus by Sebastiano del Piombo. Note: signature of Cristóbal Colón (heir to the name). This is authentic signature of the Marquis de Benicarlo --who is the elder Cristobal Colon"(back of card). This maximum card features Christopher Columbus  the pictorial cancellation ties the stamp to the…

Spain Scott #2535 (30 Oct 1987) Christopher Columbus (Cristóbal Colón) on postcard showing a portrait of Christopher Columbus from an engraving by Jean de Bry which was based on the portrait of Columbus by Sebastiano del Piombo. Note: signature of Cristóbal Colón (heir to the name). This is authentic signature of the Marquis de Benicarlo --who is the elder Cristobal Colon"(back of card). This maximum card features Christopher Columbus the pictorial cancellation ties the stamp to the…

United States Scott #2625c (22 May 1992) Queen Isabella of Spain and Christopher Columbus.

United States Scott #2625c (22 May 1992) Queen Isabella of Spain and Christopher Columbus.

U.S. Scott #2625b (22 May 1992) La Santa María, the flagship of Christopher Columbus on his first voyage. The Santa María was the slowest of Columbus’ vessels, but performed well in the Atlantic crossing. Her master and owner was Juan de la Cosa. He is known for designing the earliest European world map that included the Americas. The Santa María did not return to Spain. It was shipwrecked the early morning of 25 Dec 1492 off the present-day site Cap-Haïtien, Haiti.

U.S. Scott #2625b (22 May 1992) La Santa María, the flagship of Christopher Columbus on his first voyage. The Santa María was the slowest of Columbus’ vessels, but performed well in the Atlantic crossing. Her master and owner was Juan de la Cosa. He is known for designing the earliest European world map that included the Americas. The Santa María did not return to Spain. It was shipwrecked the early morning of 25 Dec 1492 off the present-day site Cap-Haïtien, Haiti.

Spain Scott #1280  (17 Mar 1965) Columbus Monument in Barcelona, Spain where the Catholic Kings received Columbus on his return from his first voyage. This monument as shown on the postcard stands at a height of 187.5 feet (57.2 meters). It was dedicated on 01 June 1888.   The statue of Christopher Columbus at the top of the monument is of bronze and measures 26 feet and 3 inches (8 meters). Note the pictorial cancellation of 30 Oct 1987.

Spain Scott #1280 (17 Mar 1965) Columbus Monument in Barcelona, Spain where the Catholic Kings received Columbus on his return from his first voyage. This monument as shown on the postcard stands at a height of 187.5 feet (57.2 meters). It was dedicated on 01 June 1888. The statue of Christopher Columbus at the top of the monument is of bronze and measures 26 feet and 3 inches (8 meters). Note the pictorial cancellation of 30 Oct 1987.

St. Vincent Grenadines Scott #602 (29 July 1988) Rodrigo de Triana (born 1469 in Seville, Spain was the sailor and believed to be the first European since the Vikings known to have seen America.  Rodrigo de Tirana was on Christopher Columbus’ ship La Pinta when he spotted land about 2:00 on the morning of 12 October 1492. He immediately alerted the rest of the crew with a shout Tierra! Tierra! (Land! Land!).

St. Vincent Grenadines Scott #602 (29 July 1988) Rodrigo de Triana (born 1469 in Seville, Spain was the sailor and believed to be the first European since the Vikings known to have seen America. Rodrigo de Tirana was on Christopher Columbus’ ship La Pinta when he spotted land about 2:00 on the morning of 12 October 1492. He immediately alerted the rest of the crew with a shout Tierra! Tierra! (Land! Land!).

Paraguay Scott #C33 (issued 1930) Christopher Columbus with black 6 peso Air Mail surcharge on 10 peso red stamp (#306).

Paraguay Scott #C33 (issued 1930) Christopher Columbus with black 6 peso Air Mail surcharge on 10 peso red stamp (#306).

United States Scott #2805 (19 Nov 1993) Columbus landing in Puerto Rico plus Father Flanagan stamp (#2171) on cover commemorating the Christopher Columbus Philatelic Society “Puerto Rico Columbus Seminar” 08-11 April 1999 with joint meeting with the Puerto Rico Philatelic Society. Note the spelling of Columbus (Colombus) in the cancellation.  Cachet: The monument to Christopher Columbus “Birth of the New World” in Arecibo, Puerto Rico and is tentatively scheduled to be open in January 2017.

United States Scott #2805 (19 Nov 1993) Columbus landing in Puerto Rico plus Father Flanagan stamp (#2171) on cover commemorating the Christopher Columbus Philatelic Society “Puerto Rico Columbus Seminar” 08-11 April 1999 with joint meeting with the Puerto Rico Philatelic Society. Note the spelling of Columbus (Colombus) in the cancellation. Cachet: The monument to Christopher Columbus “Birth of the New World” in Arecibo, Puerto Rico and is tentatively scheduled to be open in January 2017.

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