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UNITED STATES, Commemorative issues 1893-1920

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1893 Discovery of America by Columbus in 1492


Columbus in sight of land


2 c, Landing of Columbus - 3 c, Flag Ship of Columbus, reduced sizes


4 c, Fleet of Columbus and 5 c, Columbus soliciting aid of Isabella


6 c, Columbus welcomed at Barcelona - 8 c, Columbus restored to favor, reduced sizes


(10 c Columbus presenting natives - 15 c, Columbus announcing his discovery)


15 c, Columbus at La Rabida, reduced size


50 c, Recall of Columbus - reduced size


(1 $ Isabella pledging her jewels ; 2 $ Columbus in chains)


($3 Columbus describing third voyage)


4 $ Isabella and Columbus and 5 $ Columbus,

 

  1 c blue
  2 c lilac
  3 c green
  4 c blue
  5 c brown
  6 c violet
  8 c lilac
  10 c brown
  15 c green
  30 c brown
  50 c black
  1 $ red
  2 $ brown
  3 $ green
  4 $ red
  5 $ black

These stamps are perforated 12.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 c *c 
2 c*vc 
3 c**** 
4 c** 
5 c*** 
6 c****** 
8 c*** 
10 c*** 
15 c****** 
30 cRR 
50 cRR 
1 $RRRR 
2 $RRRR 
3 $RRRR 
4 $RRRR 
5 $RRRRRR 

The forger Peter Winter made some forgeries of these stamps in the 1980's. They are printed on modern paper.


(5$ Winter forgery)

 

1898 Omaha show


(Reduced sizes)

  1 c green
  2 c red
  4 c orange
  5 c blue
  8 c brown
  10 c violet
  50 c green
  1 Dollar black
  2 Dollar brown

These stamps are perforated 12 and have watermark 'U.S.P.S.'.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 c ** 
2 c*c 
4 c****** 
5 c****** 
8 c****** 
10 c****** 
50 cRRRR 
1 $RRRR 
2 $RRRR 

 

1901 Buffalo show


(Reduced sizes)

  1 c green and black
  2 c red and black
  4 c brown and black
  5 c blue and black
  8 c brown and black
  10 c brown and black

These stamps are perforated 12 and have watermark 'U.S.P.S.'. The values 1 c, 2 c and 4 c exist with inverted center, example:


(2 c, inverted center, image obtained from a Siegel auction)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 c ** 
2 c*c 
4 c***** 
5 c****** 
8 c****** 
10 c****** 
Inverted center RRRRRR 

 

1904 Commemorative series of 1904


(Reduced sizes)

  1 c green (Livingston)
  2 c red (Jefferson)
  3 c violet (Monroe)
  5 c blue (Mc Kinsley)
  10 c brown (map)

These stamps are perforated 12 and have watermark 'U.S.P.S.'.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 c ** 
2 c** 
3 c****** 
5 c****** 
10 c****** 

 

1907 Founding of Jamestown


(Reduced sizes)

  1 c green
  2 c red
  5 c blue

These stamps are perforated 12 and have watermark 'U.S.P.S.'.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 c ** 
2 c** 
5 c***** 

 

1909 Alaska exhibition, portrait of 'William H. Seward'

  2 c red

This stamp is perforated 12 and has watermark 'U.S.P.S.'.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 c *c 

 

1909 Navigation on the Hudson


(If anybody posesses a larger picture, please contact me!)

  2 c red

This stamp is perforated 12 and has watermark 'U.S.P.S.'.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 c ** 

 

1912 San Francisco 1915 exhibition

  1 c green (Balboa 1513)
  2 c red (Panama Canal)
  5 c blue
  10 c orange

These stamps exist with perforation 12 or 10, they have watermark 'U.S.P.S'.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 c *c 
2 c*c 
5 c**** 
10 c***** 


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