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.

Antigua First Day Cover Scott #1283 (26 Mar 1990) Souvenir Sheet with UPAE and Discovery of America emblems. Discovering New World Beauty: Common sea fan (Gorgonia ventalina).

Antigua First Day Cover Scott #1283 (26 Mar 1990) Souvenir Sheet with UPAE and Discovery of America emblems. Discovering New World Beauty: Common sea fan (Gorgonia ventalina).

Postcard: Christopher Columbus Monument in Paseo de la Reforma, Mexico City, Mexico. For detailed information about the Columbus Monument in Mexico City, Mexico click this link:   http://www.vanderkrogt.net/statues/object.php?webpage=CO&record=mx008

Postcard: Christopher Columbus Monument in Paseo de la Reforma, Mexico City, Mexico. For detailed information about the Columbus Monument in Mexico City, Mexico click this link: http://www.vanderkrogt.net/statues/object.php?webpage=CO&record=mx008

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.

Redonda is a very small, uninhabited Caribbean island which is part of Antigua and Barbuda, in the leeward Islands, West Indies.    Christopher Columbus discovered Redonda on November 11, 1493 on his second voyage to the New World. This event is commemorated by this First Day Cover issued 21 March 1988. He claimed The island for the Spanish Kings, but did not land there as shown by the souvenir sheet.     He named the island Santa María la Redonda, meaning Saint Mary the Round.

Redonda is a very small, uninhabited Caribbean island which is part of Antigua and Barbuda, in the leeward Islands, West Indies. Christopher Columbus discovered Redonda on November 11, 1493 on his second voyage to the New World. This event is commemorated by this First Day Cover issued 21 March 1988. He claimed The island for the Spanish Kings, but did not land there as shown by the souvenir sheet. He named the island Santa María la Redonda, meaning Saint Mary the Round.

Bahamas First Day Cover Scott #640-43 (24 Feb 1988) Set of four stamps showing King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, Christopher Columbus (Cristóbal Colón) before the Talavera Committee, Lucayan village and Lucayan potters.  Cover cachet: Early map of the Antilles. Stamps tied to cover with a pictorial cancellation of a ship and date of issue.

Bahamas First Day Cover Scott #640-43 (24 Feb 1988) Set of four stamps showing King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, Christopher Columbus (Cristóbal Colón) before the Talavera Committee, Lucayan village and Lucayan potters. Cover cachet: Early map of the Antilles. Stamps tied to cover with a pictorial cancellation of a ship and date of issue.

Paraguay Graf Zeppelin 1935 flight cover Sieger #301:  Registered cover from Asuncion, Paraguay 17 May 1935 (Paraguay to Europe date handstamp) to Bern, Switzerland.   Red May 1935 pictorial Graf Zeppelin Paraguay Confirmation mark on 1935 overprinted Zeppelin stamp and LZ via Condor Zeppelin handstamp.  Backstamps (arrival cancellations): Zurich Flugplatz 28 May 1935 (28. V. 35) and Bern, Switzerland 28 May 1935 (28 V.35).

Paraguay Graf Zeppelin 1935 flight cover Sieger #301: Registered cover from Asuncion, Paraguay 17 May 1935 (Paraguay to Europe date handstamp) to Bern, Switzerland. Red May 1935 pictorial Graf Zeppelin Paraguay Confirmation mark on 1935 overprinted Zeppelin stamp and LZ via Condor Zeppelin handstamp. Backstamps (arrival cancellations): Zurich Flugplatz 28 May 1935 (28. V. 35) and Bern, Switzerland 28 May 1935 (28 V.35).

Montserrat First Day Cover Scott #927 (29 Aug 1997) Sheet of eight stamps commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Discovery of America (1492-1992):   Abstract Art by Frama. Most interesting is the map and drawings within the sheet margins (islands, ships, cross, etc.).

Montserrat First Day Cover Scott #927 (29 Aug 1997) Sheet of eight stamps commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Discovery of America (1492-1992): Abstract Art by Frama. Most interesting is the map and drawings within the sheet margins (islands, ships, cross, etc.).

United States UPSS #EX79 World’s Columbian Exposition Postal Card:   Machinery Building and Columbus’ portrait with yellow background and with date line “Chicago,_____1893.” on UPSS #S10 (Type 1) postal card.  Note: printed and distributed by the W.B. Orcutt Company of Chicago, Illinois.

United States UPSS #EX79 World’s Columbian Exposition Postal Card: Machinery Building and Columbus’ portrait with yellow background and with date line “Chicago,_____1893.” on UPSS #S10 (Type 1) postal card. Note: printed and distributed by the W.B. Orcutt Company of Chicago, Illinois.

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