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 24th in the series.
Minnesota State Flag – The Final flag was approved in 1957. The main features on the Flag are
The flag is blue with the state seal in the centre.
Three dates are woven on the wreath surrounding the seal, year of Statehood (1858), year Fort snelling was established (1819), and year the original flag was adopted (1893).
19 stars outside the wreath symbolize that Minnesota was the 19th state to join the Union after the originals.
The largest star represents North Star and Minnesota.
The state motto on seal in French is “Letoile du Nord” meaning the Star of the North
Sun on Western Horizon represents Plains
Native American on Horseback.
A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Minnesota State Flag.
The Rugby World Cup is played every Four Years. The Inaugural World Cup was played in 1987 and was co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia. Eight editions of World Cup have been held till now. The last World Cup was played in England in 2015 and next world Cup which will be Ninth World Cup is scheduled to be held in Japan from 20 September 2019 to 02 November 2019. There will twenty teams participating in 2019 Rugby World Cup. New Zealand is current World Champions and has won the Webb Ellis Trophy thrice, Australia and South Africa have won it twice and England have won it once.
Japan issued a miniature sheet containing ten stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup on 20 Aug 2018.
82+10 yen- Mt Fuji & Sun 82+10 yen- Trophy 82+10 yen- Event Emblem 82+10 yen- Mascots Ren & G 82+10 yen- Mt Fuji & Sun
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.
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.
Florida State Flag – It was adopted after a popular referendum in 1900 and remained till 1985 when the state seal in the centre was altered. The Flag consists of a red saltire on a white background with the state seal superimposed on the centre.
The original state seal in centre was adopted in 1865 by the Legislature. In 1970 the seal was modified and it depicts
Sabal Palmetto Palm tree
Native American woman scattering flowers.
Seal encircled by words “Great Seal of the State of Florida: In God We Trust “
This Seal was further altered in 1985 and placed in State Flag.
A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Florida State Flag.