This stamp shows a mining prospector in the West. It is part of the Trans-Mississippi set.
Exhibitions and Expositions
This stamp honors Pocahontas, the Powhatan who saved John Smith’s life. The design is based on a 1616 portrait engraving by Simon van de Passe. Pocahontas (a nickname) was originally known as Matoaka but took the name Rebecca after she became a Christian which (it seems) was shortly before she married John Rolfe at the …
This stamp commemorates Columbus by showing his restoration to favor in the court of Isabella.
This stamp commemorates Columbus by showing a likeness of his flagship, the Santa Maria. Note: I do not own this stamp yet. It is here courtesy of the Wikimedia Commons.
This pane of stamps shows ships and stagecoaches. It was issued for the 1997 Pacific International Stamp Exhibition.