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.

 

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.

 

 

 

State Flag of New Hampshire – USA 1976.

State Flag of New Hampshire – 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 29th in the series

New Hampshire State Flag –  New Hampshire adopted state Flag in 1909.

  • The Flag features State Seal.
  • Frigate Raleigh surrounded by Laurel leaves and nine stars surrounded by Blue. A First Day Cover is listed, it shows New Hampshire State Flag.
USA N HAMPSHIRE FLAGS
USA 1976 -STATE FLAG OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.

State Flag of Nevada – USA 1976.

State Flag of Nevada – 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 28th in the series

Nevada State Flag –  Nevada has had four Flags in its History. The First Flag was adopted in 1905 and the current one was adopted in 1991.

  • The flag has a Cobalt Blue background.
  • A Five Pointed Silver Star in upper left quarter.
  • Two sprays of sagebrush form a half wreath.
  • Across the top of the wreath is a golden scroll with words “Battle Born”

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

USA NEVADA FLAGS
USA 1976- NEVADA STATE FLAG.

State Flag of Nebraska – USA 1976.

State Flag of Nebraska – 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 27th in the series

Nebraska State Flag –  The Final flag was approved in 1963. The main features on the Flag are

  • The flag displays state seal in the field of Blue.
  • Great Seal of the State of Nebraska.
  • Equality Before The Law.
  • Stalks of Growing Corn.

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

USA NEBRASKA FLAGS
USA 1976 -NEBRASKA FLAG.

State Flag of Montana – USA 1976.

State Flag of Montana – 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 26th in the series

Montana State Flag –  The Final flag was approved in 1904. The main features on the Flag are

  • The flag displays state seal in the field of Blue.
  • MONTANA in gold is written on top.
  • sunrise over snowy mountains
  • Waterfalls, The Missouri River, Mountains, hills, trees, and cliffs are shown behind three tools (pick, shovel and plough) symbolizing Montana’s mining & Farming industry.
  • A ribbon with the state motto “Oro y Plata” ( Spanish for Gold & Silver) is displayed on the bottom of the shield,

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Montana State Flag

USA MONTANA FLAG
USA 1976 -MONTANA STATE FLAG

State Flag of Missouri – USA 1976.

State Flag of Missouri – 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 25th in the series.

Missouri State Flag –  The Final flag was approved in 1913. The main features on the Flag are

  • The flag has three stripes – Bravery (red stripe), Purity ( White stripe), Justice (blue stripe)
  • The centre has state seal with 24 stars (Missouri became 24th state on Aug 10,1821)
  • Two grizzly bears symbolize strength and courage and stand on a scroll bearing state motto
  • Bears support a shield with motto and US State seal
  • Above the shield is a helmet with 24 stars

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Missouri State Flag

USA MISSOURI FLAG
USA 1976 – MISSOURI STATE FLAG