Stamps on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991- Olympic Torch Route

Stamps on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991- Olympic Torch Route

The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.

The 1992 Winter Olympics or XVI Winter Olympics were held in Albertville France from 8-23 Feb 1992. The then French President Francois Mitterrand inaugurated the Games. A total of 1801 athletes from 64 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 57 events. Germany topped the medals tally with ten Gold Medals. The unified German team was participating for the first time after unification in 1990. This was the last time when the Summer and Winter Olympics were held in the same year. The Winter Olympics were held in Lillehammer Norway in 1994.

France issued a set of stamps to commemorate the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics. First Day Covers are being Listed.

14 Nov 1991 – 2.50 Fr – Olympic Torch Route

FRANCE 1992 W OLY 11
FRANCE 1991- ALBERTVILLE WINTER OLYMPICS 1992 -OLYMPIC TORCH ROUTE
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Stamps on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991- Artistic Skiing & Alpine Skiing

Stamps on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991- Artistic Skiing & Alpine Skiing

The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.

The 1992 Winter Olympics or XVI Winter Olympics were held in Albertville France from 8-23 Feb 1992. The then French President Francois Mitterrand inaugurated the Games. A total of 1801 athletes from 64 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 57 events. Germany topped the medals tally with ten Gold Medals. The unified German team was participating for the first time after unification in 1990. This was the last time when the Summer and Winter Olympics were held in the same year. The Winter Olympics were held in Lillehammer Norway in 1994.

France issued a set of stamps to commemorate the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics. First Day Covers are being Listed.

03 Aug 1991 – 2.50+0.20 Fr – Artistic Skiing at Tignes

FRANCE 1992 W OLY 9 SKI
FRANCE 1991- ALBERTVILLE WINTER OLYMPICS 1992- ARTISTIC SKIING

17 Aug 1991 – 2.50+0.20 Fr – Alpine Skiing (Women) at  Val D’isere

FRANCE 1992 W OLY 10 ALPINE
FRANCE 1991- ALBERTVILLE WINTER OLYMPICS 1992-ALPINE SKIING WOMEN

Stamps on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991- Luge & Curling

Stamps on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991- Luge & Curling

The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.

The 1992 Winter Olympics or XVI Winter Olympics were held in Albertville France from 8-23 Feb 1992. The then French President Francois Mitterrand inaugurated the Games. A total of 1801 athletes from 64 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 57 events. Germany topped the medals tally with ten Gold Medals. The unified German team was participating for the first time after unification in 1990. This was the last time when the Summer and Winter Olympics were held in the same year. The Winter Olympics were held in Lillehammer Norway in 1994.

France issued a set of stamps to commemorate the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics. First Day Covers are being Listed.

02 Mar 1991 – 2.50+0.20 Fr – Luge at La Plagne

FRANCE 1992 W OLY 12 LUGE
FRANCE 1991- ALBERTVILLE WINTER OLYMPICS 1992- LUGE

02 Mar 1991 – 2.50+0.20 Fr – Curling at Pralognan

FRANCE 1992 W OLY 8 CURLING
FRANCE 1991- ALBERTVILLE WINTER OLYMPICS 1992- CURLING

 

 

Stamps  on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991- Cross Country Skiing and Ice Hockey

Stamps  on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991- Cross Country Skiing and Ice Hockey

The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.

The 1992 Winter Olympics or XVI Winter Olympics were held in Albertville France from 8-23 Feb 1992. The then French President Francois Mitterrand inaugurated the Games. A total of 1801 athletes from 64 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 57 events. Germany topped the medals tally with ten Gold Medals. The unified German team was participating for the first time after unification in 1990. This was the last time when the Summer and Winter Olympics were held in the same year. The Winter Olympics were held in Lillehammer Norway in 1994.

France issued a set of stamps to commemorate the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics. First Day Covers are being Listed.

02 Feb 1991 – 2.30+0.20 Fr – Cross Country Skiing at Les Saisies

FRANCE 1992 W OLY 6 SKI
FRANCE 1991- ALBERTVILLE WINTER OLYMPICS 1992 – CROSS COUNTRY SKIING

09 Feb 1991 – 2.30+0.20 Fr – Ice Hockey at Meribel

FRANCE 1992 W OLY 7 HOCKEY
FRANCE 1991- ALBERTVILLE WINTER OLYMPICS 1992 -ICE HOCKEY

 

Stamps of France on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991

Stamps of France on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991

The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.

The 1992 Winter Olympics or XVI Winter Olympics were held in Albertville France from 8-23 Feb 1992. The then French President Francois Mitterrand inaugurated the Games. A total of 1801 athletes from 64 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 57 events. Germany topped the medals tally with ten Gold Medals. The unified German team was participating for the first time after unification in 1990. This was the last time when the Summer and Winter Olympics were held in the same year. The Winter Olympics were held in Lillehammer Norway in 1994.

France issued a set of stamps to commemorate the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics. First Day Covers are being Listed.

19 Jan 1991 – 2.30+0.20 Fr – Slalom (Alpine Skiing Men) at Les Menuires

FRANCE 1992 W OLY 5 SLALOM
FRANCE 1991 -ALBERTVILLE WINTER OLYMPICS 1992 – SLALOM

Stamps of France on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1990

Stamps of France on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1990

The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.

The 1992 Winter Olympics or XVI Winter Olympics were held in Albertville France from 8-23 Feb 1992. The then French President Francois Mitterrand inaugurated the Games. A total of 1801 athletes from 64 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 57 events. Germany topped the medals tally with ten Gold Medals. The unified German team was participating for the first time after unification in 1990. This was the last time when the Summer and Winter Olympics were held in the same year. The Winter Olympics were held in Lillehammer Norway in 1994.

France issued a set of stamps to commemorate the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics. First Day Covers are being Listed.

22 Dec 1990 – 2.30+0.20 Fr – Ski Jumping held at Courchevel

FRANCE 1992 W OLY 3 SAUT
FRANCE 1990- ALBERTVILLE WINTER OLYMPICS 1992 -SKI JUMPING
FRANCE 1992 W OLY 4 SKI
FRANCE 1990- ALBERTVILLE WINTER OLYMPICS 1992 -SPEED SKIING

22 Dec 1990 – 2.30+0.20 Fr – Speed Skiing held at Les Arcs