Tuesday, May 12, 2009

First Stamps on Flowers in the World

The first stamp issued, by Nova Scotia in 1851 also the first Diamond shaped stamp of the world,showing the flowers - Rose, Thistle and Shamrock known as the Heraldic Flowers of the United Kingdom, and the Crown in the center. This design was also adopted and used by the other Canadian Provinces namely New Brunswick (issued 1851) and Newfound Land (issued 1857).

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