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.
The Christopher Columbus Philatelic Society will have Society Booth U at the APS StampShow 2015 in Grand Rapids, Michigan (August 20-23, 2015). To see an up-to-date Schedule of the Show regarding: Meetings and Seminars, Dealers, Exhibits, Societies and Clubs, Floor Plan, etc., visit the APS (American Philatelic Society) website: http://stamps.org/STAMPSHOW-SS
This postcard shows the Columbus Monument in Santa Fe, Spain. On the backside of the monument is written the Capitulations signed by the Catholic Kings on 17 April 1492 in Santa Fe granting Columbus the rights and privileges that he demanded from the Catholic Kings. The Capitulations granted Christopher Columbus the titles of Admiral of the Ocean Sea, Viceroy, Governor-General, use of Don before his name, and one tenth of the riches obtained from his enterprise.
Spain Scott #B194 (31 Mar 1992) Souvenir Sheet of Columbus’ ships + label of the statue of Christopher Columbus (Colón, Colombo): Semi-postal stamps similar in design to the1930 triangle stamps showing the Santa María, Niña and Pinta. The label in the center of the Souvenir Sheet is the Columbus statue in Barcelona, Spain. This S/S commemorates the 500th Anniversary of the Discovery of America.
Front of postcard: El Templete: Columbus Memorial Chapel (Havana, Cuba) …with Cuba Scott #233 (issued 1905) Statue of Columbus tied on front with 30 Apr 1908 Santiago de Cuba cancellation. Postage due mark (0’ 10 T) and Barcelona, Spain 15 May 1908 arrival handstamp on back of card.
United States Scott May Christopher Columbus The name Christopher Columbus is the Anglicization of the Latin Christophorus Columbus. His name in Italian is Cristoforo Colombo and in Spanish it is Cristóbal Colón.