Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo –Cross Country Skiing & Ice Hockey– USA 1984.

Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo  –Cross Country Skiing & Ice Hockey– 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.

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.

20 c – Cross Country Skiing (Introduced in 1924 Winter Olympics)

USA 84 W OLY CROSS
USA 1984 -SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS 1984 -CROSS COUNTRY SKIING

20 c  – Ice Hockey (Introduced in 1920 Winter Olympics at Antwerp Belgium)

USA 84 W OLY HOCKEY
USA 1984- SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS 1984-ICE HOCKEY

 

Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo  –Ice Dancing & Alpine Skiing – USA 1984.

Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo  –Ice Dancing & Alpine Skiing – 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.

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.

20 c – Ice Dancing ( Event of Figure Skating Discipline)

USA 84 W OLY ALPINE (2)
USA 1984 -SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS 1984 – ICE DANCING

20c -Alpine Skiing (First introduced in 1924 Winter Olympics)

USA 84 W OLY ALPINE (1)
USA 1984 -SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS 1984- ALPINE SKIING

State Flag of Maryland – USA 1976

State Flag of Maryland – 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 21st in the series.

Maryland State Flag –  The First State flag of Maine was adopted in 1904. The main features on the Flag are

  • The flag bears Arms of  Calvert and Crossland Families
  • Calvert was the family name of Lords Baltimore who founded Maryland.
  • Their Colors of Gold and Black appear in the 1st and 4th quarter of the flag.
  • Crossland was family of Mother of George Calvert, First Lord Baltimore.
  • The red and white Crossland colours, with cross bottony, appear in 2nd and 3rd quarters of Flag

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

USA MARYLAND FLAG
USA 1976 – STATE FLAG MARYLAND.

State Bird and Flower of  Iowa – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flower of  Iowa – 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.

State Bird – Eastern Goldfinch designated as State Bird in 1933. It is also called American Goldfinch or Wild Canary. Male is bright yellow with black wings females have an olive-yellow body and dark brown tail and wings

State Flower- Wild Rose. It was designated as the state flower in 1897. Wild Prairie rose is generally cited as the state flower

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

USA BIRDS IOWA
USA 1982- STATE BIRD AND FLOWER -IOWA

State Flag of Indiana – USA 1976.

State Flag of Indiana – 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.

Indiana State Flag –  The First State flag of Illinois was adopted in 1917 as part of Centennial celebrations. The winning design by Paul Hadley of Mooresville Indiana was selected during a competition sponsored by Daughters of the American Revolution.

The Blue & Gold Flag features a torch which symbolises Liberty & enlightenment, the rays represent far-reaching influence. Thirteen stars in the outer circle represent the original thirteen states, five stars in inner semi-circle represent the next five states to join the Union. The 19th and the large star over the torch represent Indiana joining as 19th state in 1816.

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

USA FLAGS INDIANA
USA 1976-STATE FLAG INDIANA

State Flag of Idaho – USA 1976.

State Flag of Idaho – 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.

Idaho State Flag –  The State flag of Idaho was adopted in 1907. In consists of  Great Seal of State of Idaho in Centre. A red band below the seal have inscribed the words the State of Idaho. The state seal was designed by a woman Emma Edwards Green and adopted in 1891.

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

USA FLAGS IDAHO
USA 1976- STATE FLAG IDAHO.