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#4293-95, 4296-98, 4299-4300, 4301-02, Flags of Our Nation,  Lighthouse Format (3rd of 6)

The purchase of this stamp/s will earn you 18 points valued at $0.36.

Strips of two and three. Required format for Lighthouse albums.

  • Strip of 3 - Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine (#4293-95)
  • Strip of 3 - Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (#4296-98)
  • Strip of 2 - Minnesota, Mississippi (#4299-4300)
  • Strip of 2 - Missouri, Stars and Stripes (#4301-02)
  • Kentucky: This is a navy blue flag with the state seal in the middle; the seal shows two friends with the words "United We Stand" above them and "Divided We Fall" below them. Snapshot art features horses and the state's Bluegrass region.
  • Louisiana: The state coat of arms at the center of the flag depicts the state bird, a pelican, feeding its young. Snapshot art shows brown pelicans in flight.
  • Maine: The coat of arms on the Maine flag includes a "husbandman, resting on a scythe" and a "seaman, resting on an anchor" on either side of a shield featuring a moose and a pine tree. Snapshot art also includes a moose.
  • Maryland: The colors and patterns on this state flag are from the coats of arms of two of Maryland's founding families: the Calverts (yellow and black) and the Crosslands (red and white). Snapshot art shows a red-winged blackbird in a cattail marsh.
  • Massachusetts: The flag holds the state coat of arms, which features a Native American man holding a bow in his right hand and an arrow in his left hand; the arrow points downward as a symbol of peace. Snapshot art shows seabirds in flight, with sailboats in the background.
  • Michigan: At the center of the flag is the state coat of arms; the word "TUEBOR" can be translated as "I will defend." Snapshot art shows vessels commonly seen on the Great Lakes.
  • Minnesota: The flag design incorporates the state seal, state flower, state name, and important dates in state history. Snapshot art features a grain elevator on a riverbank with swans in the foreground.
  • Mississippi: In the flag's red union is "a broad blue diagonal cross" emblazoned with 13 stars and bordered with white; the field has three bars of blue, white, and red. Snapshot art shows black bears in a wooded area.
  • Missouri: The flag has three broad horizontal stripes of red, white, and blue; centered on the white stripe is the state coat of arms, surrounded by a blue band containing 24 stars. Snapshot art features a paddle wheeler on a river.
  • Stars and Stripes: The 13 horizontal stripes represent the 13 original colonies; the 50 stars represent the 50 states. Snapshot art depicts the "amber waves of grain" of "America the Beautiful," by Katharine Lee Bates.
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