State Flag of Maine – 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. This stamp is 20th in the series.
Maine State Flag – The First State flag of Maine was adopted in 1909. The main features on the Flag are
- Maine’s Coat of Arms in Field Blue.
- North Star shines over Maine’s main motto “Drigo” (I lead or I direct)
- The center field represents Main’s natural richness – Pine Tree, a moose, sea and the Sky.
- Farmer represents agricultural roots and sailor represents strong ties to the Sea.
- A banner below displays state name.
A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Maine State Flag.