State Flag of Arizona – 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 3rd state are listed.
Arizona State Flag – The 13 rays of red and gold on top of the flag represent the 13 original states of the Union and the rays of Western setting Sun. Red and Gold were also the colours carried by Coronado’s Spanish expedition in 1540 in search of Seven cities. This is the Spanish connection. The bottom half of the flag has the same blue as the USA flag and the star at centre denotes Copper, Arizona is the largest producer of Copper in the USA.
A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Arizona State Flag.