Hongkong:Rio 2016 Stamp Issue

hongkong rio 2016 stampsThree of the stamps depict the Olympic Games events in which the Hong Kong delegation has previously won or participated, namely cycling and athletics (HK$1.70 stamp), table tennis and badminton (HK$2.90 stamp) and windsurfing and swimming (HK$3.70 stamp). The remaining stamp (HK$5 stamp) depicts rugby and golf, which are newly introduced for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad. The silhouettes of athletes printed with a hot foil stamping effect convey the sense of speed and energy of the sports world.Date of Release:5 August 2016

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