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Arkansas
Date Issued: 1976-02-23
Postage Value: 13 cents

Commemorative issue
State flags - American Bicentennial
Arkansas

Shown is the state flag of Arkansas, part of a pane of stamps showing the flags of each of the 50 states.

The flag of the state of Arkansas is a red field charged with a large blue-bordered white diamond. Twenty-nine five-pointed stars appear on the flag: 25 small white stars within the blue border, and four larger blue stars in the white diamond. The inscription "ARKANSAS" appears in blue within the white diamond, with one star above and three stars below. The star above and the two outer stars below point upwards; the inner star below points downwards. The design was created by Willie Kavanaugh Hocker of Wabbaseka and selected from a field of 65 entries in a 1912 contest.

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