United States of America 1893 Columbian Exposition

From Stamps of the World

  • Date of Issue: Jan 02 1893
  • Removed from Sale : April 12 1894
  • Face Value of Set : $16.34
  • Number in Set : 16, plus one special delivery stamp
The Landing of Columbus
Flag Ship of Columbus
Fleet of Columbus
Columbus Soliciting Aid of Isabella
Columbus Welcomed at Barcelona
Columbus Restored to Favor
Columbus Presenting Natives
Columbus Announcing His Discovery
Columbus at La Rabida
Recall of Columbus
Isabella Pledging Her Jewels
Columbus in Chains
Columbus Describing Third Voyage
Isabella and Columbus

Plate Blocks[edit]


  • 2c - "Broken Hat"
  • 4c - Blue Colour (Instead of Ultramarine)
True Blue Colour
  • 6c - Red Violet

Postal Stationery[edit]

  • Envelopes in 1c, 2c, 5c and 10c values depicting Columbus and Liberty