Historic Homesteads of Australia Werribee Park- Pre Stamped Envelopes 1988.
Australia issued a set of Seven Pre-Stamped envelopes on 28 Sep 1988 on Historic Homesteads. All are 39c envelopes. PSE serial nos 150-156.
Werribee Park: Werribee Victoria– One of Australia’s grandest houses, WerribeePark was built between 1874 & 1877 for the wealthy Victorian pastoral family, Chirnsides. It is known for its freestone exterior. An earlier bluestone homestead built in1864 remains behind the mansion. Today it has an Equestrian Centre, Victoria State Rose Garden, Open range zoo etc
Our City in Garden – Seeds in Stamps – Stamps of Singapore 2013.
Singapore issued a set of four stamps on theme Our City in a Garden on 13 July 2013. A unique miniature sheet was also issued containing four stamps (two each of Ist Local and 50c stamps).
Stamps with seeds to grow flowers– A Collaboration between National Parks Board and Singapore Post results in the issue of a special bio-degradable stamp which can grow as a flower. The First Local stamp in the miniature sheet comes with a moss-rose seed stickered on its front. One needs to soak the stamp in water for a day and then it can be sowed in the soil for it to bloom like a flower. A unique way to teach children the importance of plants, flowers and biodiversity.
Ist Local stamp -No Value indicator – Garden and White Collared Kingfisher.
50c – City Skyline, Oriental Pied-Hornbill and Crimson Sunbird
The stamps with seeds are marked by arrows and are listed below. The stamps with seeds are valid for postage in Singapore Local
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.
State Bird – Eastern Goldfinch designated as State Bird in 1933. It is also called American Goldfinch or Wild Canary. Male is bright yellow with black wings females have an olive-yellow body and dark brown tail and wings
State Flower- Wild Rose. It was designated as the state flower in 1897. Wild Prairie rose is generally cited as the state flower
A First Day Cover is listed, it shows IOWA as the Plains States of USA.
Adelaide Botanic Gardens – Stamps of Australia -1989.
Australia issued a 10 dollar stamp in the Gardens of Australia Series on 12 Apr 1989. The stamp features the Adelaide Botanic Garden. The first day cover from Adelaide is listed. It is 51 Hectare Public Park containing Australia’s finest plant collection. It was opened in 1857 and entry is free. Other attractions in the Park include The Palm House built in 1877, Santos Museum, The Amazon waterlily Pavilion.