Covers on Olympex 2008  – PHILATELY DAY – China 2008

Covers on Olympex 2008  – PHILATELY DAY – China 2008

China Post issued two stamps of 1.20 Yuan each to commemorate the opening of Olympex -The Olympic Expo Beijing 2008. It opened on 08 Aug 2008 at Beijing Exhibition Center. The Expo showcased Olympic Stamps, Coins, Pins and works of Art.

A Special Cover was issued by China Post on 13 Aug 2008 to mark Philately Day at Olympex 2008.

CHINA OLYMPHILEX 08 PHIL
CHINA 2008 -PHILATELY DAY -OLYMPEX 2008
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Postcards of China on the Lunar New Year  –Year of Snake  – China 2001

Postcards of China on the Lunar New Year  –Year of Snake  – China 2001

China Post issued 60 r Postcard in 2001 on Year of Snake. A Postcard is listed with cancellations on Birds ( 28 Feb 2008) and stamp design featuring Year of Snake. The reverse of Postcard features 60 years of CN Radio. These postcards are also known as Lottery Cards.

CHINA PC 2001 SNAKE
CHINA POSTCARDS 2001 – YEAR OF SNAKE
CHINA PC 2001 SNAKE 1
CHINA POSTCARDS 2001 – YEAR OF SNAKE

Pre Stamped Cover on World Veterinary Congress- Australia 1983.

Pre Stamped Cover on World Veterinary Congress-  Australia 1983.

Australia issued a 27c Pre Stamped Envelope on XXII World Veterinary Congress held in Perth from 21-27 August 1983.

The stamp design shows a mischievous puppy’s presence and pug marks through the stamp area. The cover design features a veterinary surgeon tending a horse’s injured hoof, fowls in a coop, a boy embracing a puppy and a rainbow

AUS PSE VET CONG
AUSTRALIA 1983 – WORLD VETERINARY CONGRESS.

State Flag of Michigan – USA 1976.

State Flag of Michigan – 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 23rd in the series.

Michigan State Flag –  The Final flag was approved in 1911. The main features on the Flag are

  • The flag features the Coat of Arms in a background of Blue.
  • Animal symbols Moose and Elk represent the State and Eagle represents the USA.
  • Latin Phrases – On red ribbon – E Pluribus Unum – From Many, One
  • On shield in Centre – TUEBOR – I will Defend.
  • On the base on white ribbon – Si Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam Circumspice – If you seek a Pleasant Peninsula, look about you.

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Michigan State Flag.

USA MICHIGAN FLAG
USA 1976- MICHIGAN STATE FLAG

State Bird and Flowers of Montana – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of Montana – USA 1982.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Birds and Flowers of States of the USA on 14 Apr 1982. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 20 cents denomination. Stamps on 27th State are listed.

Montana– State Bird –Western Meadowlark designated as State Bird in 1931.   A Familiar songbird of the open country in western two-thirds of North America. Same family as blackbirds and orioles.

State Flower-Bitterroot. It was designated as the state flower in 1895. It has purplish-pink flower and the root was used for food and trade.

First Day Cover is listed, it shows Montana as the Northwest States of USA.

USA MONTANA BIRD
USA 1982 -MONTANA STATE BIRD & FLOWER

State Bird and Flowers of Missouri – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of Missouri – USA 1982.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Birds and Flowers of States of the USA on 14 Apr 1982. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 20 cents denomination. Stamps on 26th State are listed.

Missouri– State Bird –Eastern Bluebird designated as State Bird in 1927.  These are Medium-sized songbirds (thrush). Black bill, red-orange chest and blue feathers.

State Flower-Red Hawthorne. It was designated as the state flower in 1923. It is woody plant that can reach 20 feet. There are 75 species found in Missouri. Its fruit called pomes is used to make jams.

First Day Cover is listed, it shows Missouri as the Plains States of USA.

USA MISSOURI BIRD
USA 1982 -MISSOURI STATE BIRD & FLOWER

State Bird and Flowers of Mississippi – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of Mississippi – USA 1982.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Birds and Flowers of States of the USA on 14 Apr 1982. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 20 cents denomination. Stamps on 25th State are listed.

Mississippi– State Bird –Mocking bird designated as State Bird in 1944.  These are songbirds and Northern Mockingbirds can sing up to 200 songs

State Flower-Magnolia. It was designated as the state flower in 1952.   It is featured on US State Commemorative Quarter Dollar Coin also.

First Day Cover is listed, it shows Mississippi as the Southeast States of USA.

USA MISSI BIRD
USA 1982- MISSISSIPPI STATE BIRD & FLOWER