This Census of the Dollar value stamps of Columbian Issue on cover is based on the pioneering work by Dr. Richard M. Searing, who published as series of articles in the USPCS Chronicle in August and November of 1992. Without this pioneering work, the present census would not exist.
The covers for this census will be entered into the existing database as time permits. The images have been collected from a number of on-line sources and auction catalogs, and there are still a number of entries for which only a black/white photocopy is available, and a few for which no illustration is known. If you can provide an improved scan of any of these covers, please let me know.
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Image courtesy of
Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC., Sale 563, Lot 980.
This cover is part of a set of five similar dollar value Columbian covers from the Muller correspondence, all dated July 17, 1893. These are the only mourning covers with these dollar value Columbian stamps recorded in the census.
These covers are in Census Set ID: S17.
$1.00 7/17/1893 Census ID: 46
$2.00 7/17/1893 Census ID: 47
$3.00 7/17/1893 Census ID: 48
$4.00 7/17/1893 Census ID: 49
$5.00 7/17/1893 Census ID: 50
All of these covers may be viewed following the image for this entry.
There are also similar covers with the 30c (Philamercury Census 2262) and 50c (Philamercury Census 2263), but these Columbian stamps not recorded in this census. For the convenenice of the user, these are also illustrated below.
Searing Census 35.