#2426/C131 – Pre-Columbian American Issues, collection of 5 stamps

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Get a Special Collector's Set of 5 Stamps Honoring Pre-Columbian American History

Includes the following stamps...
U.S. #2426
25¢ Southwest Carved Figure
 
Issue Date: October 12, 1989
City: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Quantity: 137,410,000
Printed By: American Bank Note Co
Printing Method:
Photogravure
Perforations:
11
Color: Multicolored
 
Members of the Postal Union of the Americas and Spain (PUAS) joined to dedicate an international series of stamps. The series was designed to familiarize the people of the member nations with one another. The first issues honor the Native Americans who existed prior to Columbus' arrival in the New World. The carved figure on the stamp is from the Mimbres, a Southwest Indian culture.
 
U.S. #2512
1990 25¢ Grand Canyon
America Series
 
Issue Date: October 12, 1990
City: Grand Canyon, AZ
Quantity: 143,995,000
Printed By: American Bank Note Company
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: 11
Color: Multicolored
 
The second issue of the America Series celebrates natural world wonders. The U.S. issue pictures the Grand Canyon, not as it is today, but as it might have looked almost 500 years ago. Erosion and time have left their mark on the Canyon, but it's still "grand!"
 
U.S. #C121
1989 45¢ Southeast Carved Figure
 
Issue Date: October 12, 1989
First City: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Quantity Issued:  39,325,000
Printed by:  American Bank Note Company
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforation: 11
Color: Multicolored
 
The airmail stamp in the America series (1989) features a carved wooden figure that was excavated in 1896 in Key Marco, Florida. Known as the “Key Marco Cat,” it’s a ceremonial figure of the Calusa culture, which thrived during the pre-Columbian Mississippian period.
 
U.S. #C127
1990 45¢ Tropical Coast
Pre-Columbian America
 
Issue Date: October 12, 1990
First City: Grand Canyon, Arizona
Quantity Issued:  48,000,000
Printed by:  American Bank Note Company
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforation: 11
Color: Multicolored
 
The 1990 airmail stamp, issued by the Postal Union of the Americas and Spain, features a Caribbean island beach like that discovered by Columbus. It was printed together with the 25¢ America issue on one quadrant of the same sheet.
 
U.S. #C131
1991 50¢ Bering Land Bridge
Pre-Columbian America
 
Issue Date: October 12, 1991
First City: Anchorage, Alaska
Quantity Issued:  15,260,000
Printed by:  Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforation: 11
Color: Multicolored
 
The 1991 America stamp shows what the Bering Strait, which linked Siberia and Alaska, may have looked like to Asians crossing it thousands of years ago. The America Series was begun in 1989 by the Postal Union of the Americas and Spain. Portugal became a member in 1991.
 
 
US #2512
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Get a Special Collector's Set of 5 Stamps Honoring Pre-Columbian American History

Includes the following stamps...

U.S. #2426
25¢ Southwest Carved Figure
 
Issue Date: October 12, 1989
City: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Quantity: 137,410,000
Printed By: American Bank Note Co
Printing Method:
Photogravure
Perforations:
11
Color: Multicolored
 
Members of the Postal Union of the Americas and Spain (PUAS) joined to dedicate an international series of stamps. The series was designed to familiarize the people of the member nations with one another. The first issues honor the Native Americans who existed prior to Columbus' arrival in the New World. The carved figure on the stamp is from the Mimbres, a Southwest Indian culture.
 
U.S. #2512
1990 25¢ Grand Canyon
America Series

 

Issue Date: October 12, 1990
City: Grand Canyon, AZ
Quantity: 143,995,000
Printed By: American Bank Note Company
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: 11
Color: Multicolored
 
The second issue of the America Series celebrates natural world wonders. The U.S. issue pictures the Grand Canyon, not as it is today, but as it might have looked almost 500 years ago. Erosion and time have left their mark on the Canyon, but it's still "grand!"
 
U.S. #C121
1989 45¢ Southeast Carved Figure
 
Issue Date: October 12, 1989
First City: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Quantity Issued:  39,325,000
Printed by:  American Bank Note Company
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforation: 11
Color: Multicolored
 
The airmail stamp in the America series (1989) features a carved wooden figure that was excavated in 1896 in Key Marco, Florida. Known as the “Key Marco Cat,” it’s a ceremonial figure of the Calusa culture, which thrived during the pre-Columbian Mississippian period.
 
U.S. #C127
1990 45¢ Tropical Coast
Pre-Columbian America
 
Issue Date: October 12, 1990
First City: Grand Canyon, Arizona
Quantity Issued:  48,000,000
Printed by:  American Bank Note Company
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforation: 11
Color: Multicolored
 
The 1990 airmail stamp, issued by the Postal Union of the Americas and Spain, features a Caribbean island beach like that discovered by Columbus. It was printed together with the 25¢ America issue on one quadrant of the same sheet.
 
U.S. #C131
1991 50¢ Bering Land Bridge
Pre-Columbian America
 
Issue Date: October 12, 1991
First City: Anchorage, Alaska
Quantity Issued:  15,260,000
Printed by:  Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforation: 11
Color: Multicolored
 
The 1991 America stamp shows what the Bering Strait, which linked Siberia and Alaska, may have looked like to Asians crossing it thousands of years ago. The America Series was begun in 1989 by the Postal Union of the Americas and Spain. Portugal became a member in 1991.
 

 

US #2512