State Bird and Flowers of New Hampshire – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of New Hampshire – 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 Hampshire– State Bird –Purple Finch designated as State Bird in 1957. 

State Flower-Purple Lilac. It was designated as the state flower in 1919. It has 1000 varieties.

First Day Cover is listed, it shows New Hampshire as the New England States of USA.

USA N HAMPSHIRE BIRDS
USA 1982 – STATE BIRDS & FLOWERS 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 Bird and Flowers of Nevada – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of Nevada – 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 28th State are listed.

Nevada– State Bird –Mountain Bluebird designated as State Bird in 1967. It is a small thrush found on ranchland and open areas.

State Flower-Sagebrush. It was designated as the state flower in 1917. It is used in Medicine and weaving mats.

First Day Cover is listed, it shows Nevada as the Southwest States of USA.

USA NEVADA BIRDS
USA 1982 -NEVADA BIRDS & FLOWERS.

State Bird and Flowers of Nebraska – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of Nebraska – 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 27th State are listed.

Nebraska– State Bird –Western Meadowlark designated as State Bird in 1931.   A Familiar songbird of the open country in western two-thirds of North America. Same family as blackbirds and orioles.

State Flower-Goldenrod. It was designated as the state flower in 1895. 

First Day Cover is listed, it shows Nebraska as the Plains States of USA.

USA NEBRASKA BIRDS
USA 1982 – STATE BIRDS & FLOWERS.

Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo  –Bobsledding– USA 1984.

Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo  –Bobsledding– USA 1984.

The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.

The 1984 Winter Olympics or XIV Winter Olympics were held in Sarajevo Yugoslavia (Now in Bosnia & Herzegovina)  from 08- 19 Feb 1984. The then President of Yugoslavia Mika Spiljak inaugurated the Games. A total of 1272 athletes from 49 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 10 Disciplines and 39 events. East Germany (GDR) topped the medals tally with 09 Gold Medals.

The USA  issued a  set of stamps on 06 Jan 1984 to commemorate the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics. Five First Day Covers with stamps are being listed. A First Day Cover with Block of Four stamps and a cover featuring Bobsledding is listed.

USA 84 W OLY B4
USA 1984 – SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS 1984- BOBSLEDDING.

 

State Flag of Mississippi – USA 1976.

State Flag of Mississippi – 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.

Mississippi State Flag –  The Final flag was approved in 1957. The main features on the Flag are

  • The flag has a square canton in the upper left with stars.
  • Three horizontal bars in blue, white & red ( same as national colours
  • The stars represent the 13 original colonies

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

USA MISSI FLAG
USA 1976-MISSISSIPPI STATE FLAG

State Flag of Massachusetts – USA 1976.

State Flag of Massachusetts – 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 22nd in the series.

Massachusetts State Flag –  The Final flag was approved in 1971. The main features on the Flag are

  • The flag features the Coat of Arms in a background of White.
  • The shield features the Algonquian native American with a bow & arrow.
  • The arrow is pointed downwards signifying peace.
  • A white star with five points near figure’s head signifies Massachusetts as a USA state.
  • A blue-ribbon surrounds the shield with motto “Ense Petit Placidam, sub Libertate Quietem” (” By the Sword, we seek Peace, But Peace Only under Liberty”)
  • Above the shield is State Military crest – the bent arm holding Broadsword aloft

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

USA MASS FLAG
USA 1976 -STATE FLAG MASSACHUSETTS