Cyman Islands Issued Stamps on Glasgow Games

\"cymanA new set of stamps was released on 3rd October 2014, by the Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPS) in commemoration of the islands’ participation at the Commonwealth Games.The seven stamps represent each of the sports that the Cayman Islands competed in during the Games in Glasgow, Scotland. For instance, the 20¢ stamp features a cyclist, the 25¢ a swimmer, the 75¢ a boxer, the 80¢ an athlete playing squash, the $1 a member of the Shooting Club, the $1.60 a gymnast and the $2 an athlete throwing a javelin. The First Day Cover has all seven stamps and features Michele Smith who held the flag during the opening ceremony at this year’s Games.

Though Cayman has been participating in the Commonwealth Games since 1978, this year’s group was one of the largest, with 28 athletes.

Related Posts with Thumbnails
This entry was posted in History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Themes, World and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *