Stamps on Political Development –Tokelau 1988.

Stamps on Political Development  –Tokelau 1988.

Tokelau issued a set of stamps on Political Development on 10 Aug 1988.

5c – Transfer of administration from New Zealand

18c – The General FONO empowered as the decision making body of To                            32c – First visit of New Zealand’s Prime Minister 1985.

TOKELAU GOVT 1
TOKELAU 1988 -POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS

48c – Ist Visit of UN Representatives 1976.      60c- Ist Tokelau delegation to UN 1987.            75c- Ist Tokelau appointed to the office of Oficial Secretary.

TOKELAU GOVT 2
TOKELAU 1988 -POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS

Stamps on UEFA Euro 96  – Northern Cyprus 1996.

Stamps on UEFA Euro 96  – Northern Cyprus 1996.

Northern Cyprus issued a pair of stamps on 31 Oct 1996 on UEFA Euro 96 Football. The 1996 UEFA European Football Championships known as Euro 96 was the 10th UEFA European Championships. It took place in England from 8 to 30 Jun 1996. Germany won the final beating Czech Republic 2-1.

15000 Turkish Lira – Soccer Balls                  35,000 Turkish Lira – Flags and Soccer Ball

A First Day Cover is listed and shows a cancellation on Football.

CYPRUS EURO 96
NORTHERN CYPRUS 1996- UEFA EURO 96

Stamps on 1994 Winter Olympics Lillehammer  – Norway 1993.

Stamps on 1994 Winter Olympics Lillehammer  – Norway 1993.

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 1994 Winter Olympics or XVII Winter Olympics were held in LILLEHAMMER  Norway from 12- 27 Feb 1994. The then King of Norway King Harald V inaugurated the Games. A total of 1737 athletes from 67 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 61 events. Russia topped the medals tally with 11 Gold Medals Norway bagged the most medals overall -26 ( 10 Gold,11 Silver, 5 Bronze)

Norway issued a pair of Se-tenant 3.50 Kr stamps on 27 Nov 1993 to commemorate the 1994  Lillehammer Winter Olympics.

3.5 Kr–  Cross Country Skiing and Flags,    3.50 Kr – Buildings and Flags

A Postally used Cover is listed which was posted from Tolvsrod to India and carries a Cancellation of Norway Olympic Museum at Lillehammer. 

NORWAY 1994 W OLY
NORWAY 1993 – LILLEHAMMER WINTER OLYMPICS 1994.

 

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

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 Minnesota – USA 1976.

State Flag of Minnesota – 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 24th in the series.

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

  • The flag is blue with the state seal in the centre.
  • Three dates are woven on the wreath surrounding the seal, year of Statehood (1858), year Fort snelling was established (1819), and year the original flag was adopted (1893).
  • 19 stars outside the wreath symbolize that Minnesota was the 19th state to join the Union after the originals.
  • The largest star represents North Star and Minnesota.
  • The state motto on seal in French is “Letoile  du Nord” meaning the Star of the North
  • Sun on Western Horizon represents Plains
  • Native American on Horseback.

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

USA MINNESOTA FLAG
USA 1976 -MINNESOTA FLAG