Stamps on London Olympic Games

Canada

\"\"Canada qualified seven boats at the World Rowing Championships in Bled, Slovenia, in September 2011, with the possibility of qualifying more in May 2012. With so many of the best Canadian rowers competing for a seat on the Olympic team, we will be stiff competition in this high-profile sport. This is how rowing came to be the focus of our London 2012 Olympic Games stamp. Date of Issue: 27 June 2012

France

\"\"French post issued a postage Stamp featuring a few sports: Tennis, Women Running and handball to commemorate LONDON 2012 Olympic Games. The bottom of the stamp evokes the city of London with a view of Big Ben.Date of Issue: 18 June 2012 Denominations: € 0.89

Costa Rica

\"\"Costa Rica post issued a postage Stamp featuring athletics and taekwondo to commemorate LONDON 2012 Olympic Games.The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, are scheduled to take place in London, England, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. Date of Issue: 25 June 2012 Denominations: 800 Colones

San Marino:Stamps on Summer Olympic

\"\"This stamp issue designed by M. Fontana is dedicated to the 30th edition of the most famous world sport event – The Summer Olympic Games.On the first stamp, for example, Fontana represented the Olympic torch, one of the symbols of Ancient Greece, when the fire was kept burning for the whole period of the games. The fire was reintroduced in the Olympic games of 1928 and from that year it is part of the opening ceremony.

Lithuania:Summer Olympic Games

\"\"Lithuanian post issued two postage stamps to mark the 30th Summer Olympic Games, commencing in London on 27 July. The stamps dedicated tothe London Summer Olympic Games features a boxer and a single scull rower. Date of Issue: 8 June 2012Denominations: LTL 3.35, LTL 3.55

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