Commonwealth Games 1978-1994 – Philatelic Glimpse

Commonwealth Games 1978-1994  Philatelic Glimpse

The Commonwealth Games is a multi discipline sporting event involving athletes from Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930 and has taken place every four years since then except 1942 & 1946 when they were cancelled due to World War II.

The last games were held in Glasgow ,Scotland in 2014 and next are scheduled to be held in Gold Coast , Australia in 2018. The Games are known as Commonwealth Games from 1978 onwards.

 Commonwealth  Games from 1978-1994

1978 – XI   Commonwealth Games Edmonton ,Canada.

1982 – XII  Commonwealth Games Brisbane , Australia.

1986- XII  Commonwealth Games  Edinburgh, Scotland.

1990- XIV Commonwealth Games  Auckland,New Zealand.

1994 – XV Commonwealth Games  Victoria ,Canada

CWG XI 1978
SILK COVER OF CANADA ON XI COMMONWEALTH GAMES EDMONTON CANADA 1978
CWG XI 1978 NOR
FIRST DAY COVER OF CANADA ON XIth COMMONWEALTH GAMES EDMONTON CANADA 1978
CWG XI1 1986 STAMP
STAMP OF AUSTRALIA ON XIIth COMMONWEALTH GAMES BRISBANE 1982
CWG XI1 1982 FDC
FIRST DAY COVER OF AUSTRALIA ON XIIth COMMONWEALTH GAMES BRISBANE 1982
CWG XII 1982
STAMPS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA ON XIIth COMMONWEALTH GAMES BRISBANE 1982
CWG XII 1986 FDC
STAMPS ON XIIth COMMONWEALTH GAMES EDINBURGH 1986
CWG XV 1994 STAMP
STAMPS ON XV COMMONWEALTH GAMES VICTORIA CANADA 1994

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