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Philippines Issued Stamps on Silver Medalists of Olympic Games

Philippine issued special postage stamps honoring sporting icons and Philippine Olympic Silver Medalists’ Anthony Villanueva, Mansueto “Onyok” Velasco Jr., and Hidilyn Diaz on 23rd April 2017. Boxer Anthony Villanueva won the country’s first silver medal at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics.Villanueva … Continue reading

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Stamps on Olympic Games

Malta Issue Date: 05.08.2016 Designer: Sean Cini Process: Offset Size: Sheet;240mm x 99mm , Stamp; 35mm x 35mm Values: €0.42,€0.62,€0.90,€1.55 Romania Issue Date: 05.08.2016 Designer: Mihail Vamasescu Process: Offset Colours: 4 Size: Stamp size: 36 x 36 mm, Block size: 124 x 103 mm, Minisheet size: 124 x 103 mm … Continue reading

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New Stamps Released on Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Israel Date of Issue: 21 June 2016 Liechtenstein Date of Issue:6 June 2016 Serbia Date of Release:7 June 2016 Belarus Date of Release:7 June 2016

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New Stamps Released on Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Guinea Bissau Date of Issue: 22 June 2016 Montenegro Date of Issue:9 June 2016 Monaco Date of Issue:1 June 2016 Estonia Date of Issue:9 June 2016

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New Stamps Issued to Commemorate Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Cyprus Issue Date:11 April 2016 Luxembourg Date of Issue:10 May 2016 Isle of Man Issue Date:23 May 2016

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Stamp Released on Centenary of  Brazilian Olympic Committee

Brazil has issued a commemorative stamp in honor of the centenary of the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB). The launch was held in Rio de Janeiro (RJ) and was attended by the President of the COB, Carlos Arthur Nuzman; Vice President … Continue reading

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Brazil Issued Stamp on Centenary of the Brazilian Olympic Committee

Brazil has released a commemorative stamp in honor of the centenary of the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB). The launch was held in Rio de Janeiro (RJ) and was attended by the President of the COB, Carlos Arthur Nuzman; Vice President … Continue reading

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Norway Issued Stamps on Thor Heyerdahl Centenary

When the Olympics in Lillehammer in 1994 were going to use the world’s most prominent and well-known Norwegians outside the Royal Family to host the opening ceremony, they chose Liv Ullmann and Thor Heyerdahl. The stories about Heyerdahl’s expeditions were … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Finland

Olympic Gold Medal Win of Sami Jauhojärvi and Iivo Niskanen The stamp is based on a photograph of the pair by Antti Aimo-Koivisto, taken at the Sochi medal ceremony. Titled Men’s sprint gold, the stamp is designed by Ari Lakaniemi and Susanna Rumpu. … Continue reading

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Russia:Sochi 2014 Stamps

Russia Post is selling several sets of stamps, showing mascots, stadiums and sports printed in glimmering silver tones.The majority of the stamps are priced at 25 rubles (70 cents) each. “They have a good investing potential,” said Dymshits. “Obviously not … Continue reading

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