Flowers on Stamps of EU Countries – Enlargement of EU – Stamps of Gibraltar 2003

Roses on Stamps of EU CountriesEnlargement of EU – Stamps of Gibraltar 2003

On 01 May 2004 enlargement of European Union took place.It was the single largest expansion of European union in terms of territory , number of states and population to date. Cyprus,Czech Republic,Estonia, Hungary,Latvia,Lithuania,Malta,Poland,Slovakia & Slovenia became members on 01 May 2004.

Gibraltar issued a set of four beautiful stamps with flowers of the new members as the theme of this issue ON 15 Sep 2003.  The flowers are

30p – Daisy of Latvia & Rue of  Lithuania.

40p – Rose of Cyprus & Maltese Centaury of Malta.

42p – Tulip of Hungary & Dogrose of  Slovakia .

54p- Corn Poppy of Poland & Scented Thyme of Czech Republic.

A FDC with the four stamps is listed below.

ROSES ON STAMPS
FLOWERS ON STAMPS -GIBRALTAR STAMPS 2003- ENLARGEMENT OF EU

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