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№ 11. The 500th anniversary of the Discovery of America.

18.03.1992

Painter – Levinovsky Y.

Paper - coated; manufacturing process - deep; perforation - frame 11½ x 12; souvenir sheet size 65×90 mm; multicolor.
Souvenier sheet print quantity - 900000.

Ih 1492-93 Christopher Columbus led a Spanish expedition looking for the shortest sea way to India. His three carvels crossed the Atlantic and reached the Sargasso cape. On Oct 12 1492 he reache the island Samana. This is the official Discovery Day. Later Christopher Columbus reached other Bahamas, Cuba and Haiti. In 1493-1504 he reached the Big Antilles, some of the Small Antilles, coasts of South and Central America and the Caribbean Sea.

Face value Size Description Price, mint Price, used
11 3.00 55.5×26 The stamp in block features the portrait of a sailor Christopher Columbus (1451 – 1506), and the carvels of the first shipping to America. multicolor 3.00 1.50

Category:
History : Historical events and dates
History : Dicoveries, travellings, researches

FDC:
The 500th anniversary of the Discovery of America.

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