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.
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 Bird –Road Runner designated as State Bird in 1949. Hopi and Pueblo Indian tribes believe that roadrunner provided protection against evil spirits.
State Flower– Yucca. 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.
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.
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.
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.