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
Ventura Stamp Co (Sep 11, 1989) Lot 400 Est. $1,400.
Note: Cover very similar to the current Census ID: 87 (Searing Census 57, based on partial photograph in the Ventura catalog. Placement of five-line Registered marking is discernible difference. To better illustrate this comparison, that cover is illustrated below the "RELATED COVERS" heading.
Not in Searing.