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.

United States Scott #3209c (18 Jun 1989) Trans-Mississippi Centennial issue: Indian hunting buffalo (bison). Originally, the Native Plains Indians of North America used just about every part of the American bison (commonly known as the American buffalo) for their daily life (food, knives, tools, clothing, etc.). Approximately 50 million bison roamed North America. By the 1890‘s, the European settlers had almost eliminated the American bison (buffalo) which in turn destroyed the Indian…

United States Scott #3209c (18 Jun 1989) Trans-Mississippi Centennial issue: Indian hunting buffalo (bison). Originally, the Native Plains Indians of North America used just about every part of the American bison (commonly known as the American buffalo) for their daily life (food, knives, tools, clothing, etc.). Approximately 50 million bison roamed North America. By the 1890‘s, the European settlers had almost eliminated the American bison (buffalo) which in turn destroyed the Indian…

Venezuela Scott #C278, C280-83 (15 Sep 1949) Christopher Columbus, native, galleon. Registered First Day Cover with Scott #C279 missing …as it was issued in 1948. Stamps commemorate the 450th Anniversary (in 1948) of Columbus’ Discovery of the American mainland (Venezuela). Descubrimiento de tierra firme americana (Discovery of an American continent).

Venezuela Scott #C278, C280-83 (15 Sep 1949) Christopher Columbus, native, galleon. Registered First Day Cover with Scott #C279 missing …as it was issued in 1948. Stamps commemorate the 450th Anniversary (in 1948) of Columbus’ Discovery of the American mainland (Venezuela). Descubrimiento de tierra firme americana (Discovery of an American continent).

United States FDC Scott #2623 (24 Apr 1992) First Voyage of Christopher Columbus: Coming Ashore.

United States FDC Scott #2623 (24 Apr 1992) First Voyage of Christopher Columbus: Coming Ashore.

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.

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.

Spain Scott #2533 (30 Oct 1987) Friar Juan Perez, confessor to Queen Isabella and later guardian of the Friary in La Rábida, near Palos de la Frontera (Spain).  Postcard showing Christopher Columbus and his son”s arrival at the Convento de Santa María de la Rábida (a Franciscan friary) near Palos de la Frontera (Huelva, Spain).   Friar Juan Perez and friar Antonio de Marchena aided Columbus and were instrumental in influencing the Catholic Kings that his idea of reaching the East by sailing…

Spain Scott #2533 (30 Oct 1987) Friar Juan Perez, confessor to Queen Isabella and later guardian of the Friary in La Rábida, near Palos de la Frontera (Spain). Postcard showing Christopher Columbus and his son”s arrival at the Convento de Santa María de la Rábida (a Franciscan friary) near Palos de la Frontera (Huelva, Spain). Friar Juan Perez and friar Antonio de Marchena aided Columbus and were instrumental in influencing the Catholic Kings that his idea of reaching the East by sailing…

UPSS #EX18 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition postal card showing the Agricultural Building...an attractive structure 800 feet long and 500 feet wide with a floor space of nearly nineteen acres. Agricultural implements and machinery of all kinds are exhibited as well as the products of the soil. Readable message on front of card: “My dear son...” Postal Card sent to Jas. R. Rumsey of Grand Rapids, Michigan with 16 Sep 1893 World’s Fair Station cancellation.

UPSS #EX18 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition postal card showing the Agricultural Building...an attractive structure 800 feet long and 500 feet wide with a floor space of nearly nineteen acres. Agricultural implements and machinery of all kinds are exhibited as well as the products of the soil. Readable message on front of card: “My dear son...” Postal Card sent to Jas. R. Rumsey of Grand Rapids, Michigan with 16 Sep 1893 World’s Fair Station cancellation.

United States Scott #397 (01 Jan 1913) Vasco Núñez de Balboa, first European to see the eastern part of the Pacific Ocean (Mar del Sur) by crossing the Isthmus of Panama in 1513.

United States Scott #397 (01 Jan 1913) Vasco Núñez de Balboa, first European to see the eastern part of the Pacific Ocean (Mar del Sur) by crossing the Isthmus of Panama in 1513.

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