State Flag of New Mexico – USA 1976.

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.

USA N MEXICO FLAGS
USA 1976- STATE FLAG NEW MEXICO.

 

Stamps on World Telecommunication Day – Suriname 1971.

Stamps on World Telecommunication Day – Suriname 1971.

Suriname issued a set of three stamps on 17 May 1971 to commemorate World Telecommunication Day. A FDC is listed.

15c- Morse Key      20c -Telephone        25c- Lunar Landing Module & Telescope

 

SURINAM COMMUNICATIONS
SURINAME 1971 -WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY

State Flag of Minnesota – USA 1976.

State Flag of Minnesota – 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 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.

USA MINNESOTA FLAG
USA 1976 -MINNESOTA FLAG

Stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup – Japan 2018

Stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup – Japan 2018 

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

Japan 2019 rugby wc
JAPAN 2018- RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019

 

State Flag of Maine – USA 1976.

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.

USA MAINE FLAG
USA 1976 – STATE FLAG MAINE

 

Stamps on International Year of Planet Earth – Malta 2008.

Stamps on International Year of Planet Earth – Malta 2008.

Malta issued a set on Stamps on International Year of Planet Earth on 11 Aug 2008.

0.07 Euro – Sand Dunes, Deserts , Landscapes.

MALTA YEAR OF PLANET EARTH
MALTA 2008 – INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF PLANET EARTH

State Flag of Florida – USA 1976.

State Flag of Florida – 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 9th State are Listed.

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

  • Sun’s rays.
  • 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.

USA FLAGS FLORIDA
USA FDC 1976- FLAGS OF FLORIDA.