Stamps on Prudential 1975 Cricket World Cup- Antigua & Barbuda
The next World Cup is scheduled to be hosted by England & Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019. We shall be listing stamps on the 11 Cricket World Cups held till now.
The first edition of the ODI Cricket World Cup was held in 1975 It was sponsored by Prudential Assurance Company and was officially known as Prudential Cup 1975.
A set of three stamps was issued by Antigua on 15 December 1975 to commemorate West Indies winning the World Cup. The five cents stamp features I.V.A (Vivian) Richards, 35 cents stamp features Sir Andy Roberts and two East Caribbean dollar stamp features the victorious West Indies team.
Antigua issued a limited number of Special Covers (200 Covers) to mark this occasion. The Cover features the Prudential Cup and the caption ‘West Indies Winners’.
A unique set of three stamps was issued by Barbuda on 15 December 1975. They were issued to commemorate West Indies winning the World Cup. The cover features the Prudential Cup and the caption West Indies Champions.