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
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Fresh Water as a Source of Life  – USA 1984

Fresh Water as a Source of Life  – USA  1984

The USA issued a 20c stamp on theme Fresh Water as a Source of Life on 11 May 1984. The stamp commemorates Louisiana World Exposition and features a river body and Birds like American Darter, Canada Goose, Anhinga, Louisiana Heron, Tricoloured Heron

USA FRESH WATER
USA 1984- FRESH WATER AS A SOURCE OF LIFE

Stamps on National Trust For Scotland- British landscapes – Great Britain 1981.

Stamps on National Trust For Scotland- British landscapes – Great Britain 1981.

The National Trust for Scotland is a Scottish Conservation Organisation. It manages  130 properties and 180,000 acres of Land which includes Castles, Parks, Heritage Sites etc. Great Britain issued a set of Five stamps on 24 June 1981 to commemorate 50th Anniversary of National Trust For Scotland.

Gutter Pairs of Stamps are Listed

22p – Giant’s Causeway Northern Ireland – World Heritage Site.

25p – St Kilda- Scotland- Isolated Archipelago in North Atlantic Ocean.

GB GUTTER PAIR 2
GB 1981- GUTTER PAIRS -NATIONAL TRUST FOR SCOTLAND -BRITISH LANDSCAPES

 

Stamps on National Trust For Scotland- British landscapes – Great Britain 1981.

Stamps on National Trust For Scotland- British landscapes – Great Britain 1981.

The National Trust for Scotland is a Scottish Conservation Organisation. It manages  130 properties and 180,000 acres of Land which includes Castles, Parks, Heritage Sites etc. Great Britain issued a set of Five stamps on 24 June 1981 to commemorate 50th Anniversary of National Trust For Scotland.

Gutter Pairs of Stamps are Listed

14p – Glenfinnan Scotland – Hamlet in the Scottish Highlands.

18p-Derwentwater England- Water Body in Lake District National Park.

20p- Stackpole Head Wales- Beaches and Coastlines.

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GB 1981- GUTTER PAIRS -NATIONAL TRUST FOR SCOTLAND -BRITISH LANDSCAPES

 

Stamps on Lily Waterfalls – Malagasy 1975.

Stamps on Lily Waterfalls – Malagasy  1975.

Malagasy now Madagascar issued a set of two stamps on Lily Waterfalls on 17 Sep 1975. The Lily waterfalls are located in Ampefy a town on the banks of Itasy lake in central Madagascar. This is the third-largest lake on the island. lake Itasy is fed by river Lily. The Lily waterfalls are 75 feet high.

MALAGASY LILY WFALLS
MALAGASY 1975- LILY WATERFALLS

Stamps on  Waterfalls – China 2001.

Stamps on  Waterfalls – China  2001.

PR China issued a set of three stamps on Waterfalls on 22 Jul 2001.

Huangguoshu waterfalls (Yellow Fruit Tree Waterfall) on Baishui river located 128 km from Guiyang capital of Guizhou province are the largest waterfalls in China. They are surrounded by 18 smaller waterfalls on which stamps were released in 2001

80 fen -Doupotang  Waterfall   – It is located on Baishui river nested at Huangguoshu at Guizhou province and it is also called steep slope waterfall. It is located in the Huangguoshu complex.

80 fen – Dishuitan Waterfall – Highest fall in Huangguoshu complex at 410 metres.

80 fen – Yinlianzhuitan Waterfall. This is one of the most beautiful waterfalls nested at Huangguoshu at Guizhou province It is named Yinlianzhuitan as it resembles silver chains falling in a well.

CHINA WFALLS
CHINA 2001- WATERFALLS – DOUPOTANG, DISHUITAN AND YINLIANZHUITAN WATERFALLS

Stamps on Upper Middle Rhine Valley -Germany 2006.

Stamps on Upper Middle Rhine Valley -Germany 2006.

Upper Middle Rhine Valley-  The 65 Km stretch of Middle Rhine valley with its castles, historic towns, landscapes and vineyards is UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Transport route between North and South of the Continent.
  • Steep valley sides serve as vineyards.
  • The landscape has 40 hilltop castles some of which are almost 1000 years old.
  • It is one of the great rivers of the World

Germany issued a stamp on Upper Middle Rhine Valley on 04 May 2006. It is also known as Oberes Mittelrheintal. Two different FDC are listed.

 

GERMANY RHINE 1
GERMANY 2006- UPPER MIDDLE RHINE VALLEY -UNESCO HERITAGE SITE.
GERMANY RHINE 2
GERMANY 2006- UPPER MIDDLE RHINE VALLEY -UNESCO HERITAGE SITE.