State Flag of Arkansas – USA 1976.
The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination. Stamps of 4th State are listed.
Arkansas State Flag – It consists of Red, Blue and White colours which are also colours in USA Flag.
– Consists of Large Diamond with 25 Stars on Border and Four stars inside.
– Large Diamond represents the only Diamond producing the State of USA
-25 white stars signify Arkansas as the 25th State of the Union.
– Three stars below Arkansas represent the three nations which ruled Arkansas before it joined the Union ( Spain, France, USA) and also signify the third state created out of Louisiana purchase.
-The fourth lone star above the word Arkansas represents the Confederacy.
A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Arkansas State Flag.