This is a souvenir set of 6 mini sheets as pictured. ~ The Columbus Souvenir Sheets set were issued on April 22, 1992 in Chicago IL; to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the voyages of Columbus to the New World.
The stamps are REAL US postage and can be used to send letters and packages or great for crafting
In 1492, Christopher Columbus made the first of his four voyages to the New World. In 1892, as America awaited the World Columbian Exposition, the Post Office prepared its first commemorative format stamps.
6-Souvenir Sheets all different. This is a complete set.
This issue of stamps would look great framed and also be a wonderful gift for a stamp collector.
Number of Stamps: 16 Denomination: Multiple (see pictures) Year: 1992 Scott Cat. #: 2624-29 Face value of the stamps is $16.34
In 1992, the U.S. Postal Service released these six souvenir sheets featuring the 1893 Columbian stamp designs -slightly modified- printed from plates made from the original dies.