State Flag of New Mexico – 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 31st in the series
New Mexico State Flag – New Mexico adopted state Flag in 1925. The main features of the Flag are
- The colours on Flag are Red & Yellow of Old Spain.
- Reflect American Pueblo and Mexico Hispano roots.
- The Centre design is ancient Zia Symbol. Zia Indians regard sun as sacred.
- Sun in Centre with four rays pointing in each of four directions.
- Four is a sacred number for Zia – Four Cardinal directions on a compass, four seasons of the year, four periods of the day , Four seasons of life (Childhood, youth, middle age & old age).
- Only USA state Flag without Blue or White.
A FDC is listed.