The Momotombo is a symmetrical formed volcano and a symbol of Nicaragua. It forms a peninsula in the northwestern part of the Lake Managua. Next to the the Momotombo is the Momotombito and forms a 391 metres high island offshore in the Lake Managua.
The design depicts a steam locomotive at Lake Managua and the Momotombo in the background. A series of 13 stamps (different values and colours) issued on January 1st 1900. Three additional stamps are existing from the year 1902. Numerous surchaged and overprinted stamps are existing.
Nicaragua 1929/1937, Planes over Momotombo.
The design depicts two biplanes over the Momotombo. A series of 10 stamps (different values/colours) were issued between 1929 and 1937. There are also existing numerous surcharged and overprinted stamps.
Nicaragua 1940/1961, "50th anniversary of Pan American Union".
The stamp depicts a portrait of L. S. Rowe, the statue of Liberty, the flags of 21 emer, the Arms of Nicaragua and the Momotombo and Momotombito. It is existing overprinted for "Central American Philatelic Convention, 27th July 1961".
Nicaragua 1968, "HemisFair '68".
HemisFair '68 was the official 1968 World's Fair held in San Antonio, Texas, from April 6 through October 6, 1968.
The design shows the Momotombo, Momotombito and the 228,6 metres high "Tower of the Americas" in San Antonio.
Four stamps of the series were issued perforated and imperforated in an miniaturesheet as well.
Nicaragua 1968, "HemisFair '68" miniaturesheet.
Nicaragua 1974, "100th Anniversary of UPU".
Stamp on stamp of a overprinted stamp of the 1929 series "Planes over Momotombo".
Nigaragua 1977, Charles Lindbergh over Momotombo.
Nicaragua 1978, Momotombo.
The stamp issued in the series "Volcanoes and Lakes".
Nicaragua 1981, Momotombo.
Nicaragua 1983, Momotombo.
Nicaragua 1983, "Expophilnic".
Nicaragua 1990, "London 90".
"32nd World Amateur Baseball Championships".
Nicaragua 1999, Momotombo in the background.