Indian Council of Agricultural Research – India FDC 1990.

Indian Council of Agricultural Research – India FDC 1990.

A Rupees Two stamp was issued by India Post on 31 Jul 1990 to mark the 60th Anniversary of ICAR. It is an autonomous body which is responsible for coordinating the agricultural education and research in India. It was established on 16 July 1929 at  Delhi. ICAR has 4 Deemed Universities,65 ICAR institutions, 14 Research Centres, 6 National Bureaux and 13 Directorates under its domain as on Jan 2020. An FDC cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed.

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INDIA FDC 1990 – ICAR.

Stamps on Safe Drinking Water Campaign – India 1990.

Stamps on Safe Drinking Water Campaign – India 1990.

India Post issued a  rupee four denomination stamp on Safe Drinking Water Campaign on 10 Sep 1990. A First Day Cover is listed.

INDIA SCVR WATER
INDIA FDC 1990 -SAFE DRINKING WATER CAMPAIGN.

State Bird and Flowers of New Mexico – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of New Mexico – 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 29th State are listed.

New Mexico– State BirdRoad Runner designated as State Bird in 1949. Hopi and Pueblo Indian tribes believe that roadrunner provided protection against evil spirits.

State FlowerYucca.            It was designated as the state flower in 1927. A desert plant also called “Our Lords Candles”.40-50 species are known. Roots are sometimes used as soap.

First Day Cover is listed, it shows New Mexico as the Southwest State of the USA.

USA N MEXICO BIRDS
USA 1982 – STATE BIRDS & FLOWERS NEW MEXICO.

 

State Flag of New Jersey – USA 1976.

State Flag of New Jersey – 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 30th in the series

New Jersey State Flag –  New Jersey adopted state Flag on 11 May 1896. The main features of the Flag are

  • The background is Buff, Colours are Jersy Blue and Buff.
  • A Shield with three Ploughs representing Jersey’s Agricultural tradition.
  • A Forward-facing helmet.
  • A horse’s head as crest of the helmet.
  • The Female Figures Liberty and Ceres represent State motto “Liberty & Prosperity”.
  • Liberty holds a staff supporting a “Liberty Cap”, Ceres – Goddess of Grain is holding an overflowing cornucopia.
  • The streamer at the Foot contains State Motto.

A FDC is listed.

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

 

 

 

Stamps on Vegetables -Maldives 1976.

Stamps on Vegetables -Maldives 1976.

The Maldives issued stamp on Lablab Bean Vegetable on 26 Jul 1976.

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MALDIVES 1976-VEGETABLES -LABLAB BEANS

Stamps on World Food Day  – Afghanistan 1984.

Stamps on World Food Day  – Afghanistan 1984.

Afghanistan issued a set of stamps on World Food Day featuring fruits 16 Oct 1984.

2 Afghani – Pine Cone         4 Afghani -Walnuts

AFGHAN FRUITS 1
AFGHANISTAN 1984 -WORLD FOOD DAY

6 Afghani – Pomegranate        9 Afghani -Apples

AFGHAN FRUITS 2
AFGHANISTAN 1984 -WORLD FOOD DAY – POMEGRANATE & APPLES

13 Afghani – Cherries         15 Afghani – Grapes

AFGHAN FRUITS 3
AFGHANISTAN 1984 -WORLD FOOD DAY – FRUITS.

Stamps on National Parks – New Zealand 1987.

Stamps on National Parks – New Zealand 1987.

New Zealand issued a set of four stamps on 100th Anniversary of National Parks on 17 Jun 1987.

70c – Urewera  – Established 1954, forested along the east coast of NZ’s North Island.

80c – Mt Cook National Park – Established 1953, Mt Cook lies in this park.

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NEW ZEALAND 1987-NATIONAL PARKS

85c – Fiordland National Park  – Established in 1952, it is the largest national park.

$ 1.30 – Tongariro National Park – It is the oldest national park in New Zealand. It has been acknowledged by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site of mixed culture and natural values. There are three active volcanoes in the park.

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NEW ZEALAND 1987 -NATIONAL PARKS