The 1992 Summer Olympics or XXV Olympics were held in Barcelona Spain from 25 Jul to 09 Aug 1992. Namibia issued four stamps on 24 Jul 1992 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 9,356 athletes from 169 Nations participated in 25 Sports, 34 Disciplines and 257 events. King Juan Carlos I inaugurated the Games. The unified team topped the medals tally with 45 Gold Medals.
Namibia’s First Participation in Olympics- Namibia became Independent on 21 Mar 1990. On Jun 16, 1991, The Namibia National Olympic Committee became a member of IOC and 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games were Namibia’s first Olympic Games.
Namibia issued a set of four stamps on 24 Jul 1992 to mark and commemorate the event. The FDC with four stamps is listed . FDC features Barcelona Olympic Games Emblem.
20c -Athletics Male Sprinters 25c- Namibia Flag and logo, Map of Namibia
45c- Female Swimmers 60c- Olympic Stadium at Barcelona.
The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008. Australia issued a stamp on 24 Jun 2008 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 10,942 athletes from 204 Nations participated in 28 Sports, 41 Disciplines and 302 events. President Hu Jintao of China inaugurated the Games. China topped the medals tally with 48 Gold Medals.
A FDC is listed with Chinese Dragon featuring on the Stamp.
Northern Cyprus issued a pair of stamps on 31 Oct 1996 on UEFA Euro 96 Football. The 1996 UEFA European Football Championships known as Euro 96 was the 10th UEFA European Championships. It took place in England from 8 to 30 Jun 1996. Germany won the final beating Czech Republic 2-1.
Stamps on 1994 Winter Olympics Lillehammer – Norway 1993.
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 1994 Winter Olympics or XVII Winter Olympics were held in LILLEHAMMER Norway from 12- 27 Feb 1994. The then King of Norway King Harald V inaugurated the Games. A total of 1737 athletes from 67 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 61 events. Russia topped the medals tally with 11 Gold Medals Norway bagged the most medals overall -26 ( 10 Gold,11 Silver, 5 Bronze)
Norway issued a pair of Se-tenant 3.50 Kr stamps on 27 Nov 1993 to commemorate the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics.
3.5 Kr– Cross Country Skiing and Flags, 3.50 Kr – Buildings and Flags
A Postally used Cover is listed which was posted from Tolvsrod to India and carries a Cancellation of Norway Olympic Museum at Lillehammer.
The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination. This stamp is 26th in the series
Montana State Flag – The Final flag was approved in 1904. The main features on the Flag are
The flag displays state seal in the field of Blue.
MONTANA in gold is written on top.
sunrise over snowy mountains
Waterfalls, The Missouri River, Mountains, hills, trees, and cliffs are shown behind three tools (pick, shovel and plough) symbolizing Montana’s mining & Farming industry.
A ribbon with the state motto “Oro y Plata” ( Spanish for Gold & Silver) is displayed on the bottom of the shield,
A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Montana State Flag
Stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup – Japan 2019 – Flags of Participating Nations
The Rugby World Cup is played every Four Years. The Inaugural World Cup was played in 1987 and was co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia. Eight editions of World Cup have been held till now. The last World Cup was played in England in 2015 and next world Cup which will be Ninth World Cup is scheduled to be held in Japan from 20 September 2019 to 02 November 2019. There will twenty teams participating in 2019 Rugby World Cup. New Zealand is current World Champions and has won the Webb Ellis Trophy thrice, Australia and South Africa have won it twice and England have won it once.
Japan issued a miniature sheet containing ten stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup on 06 Sep 2019. Each stamp features Flags of participating countries.
84 yen- Flags of Ireland Rugby & New Zealand 84 yen- Flags of Scotland & South Africa
84 yen- Flags of Japan & Italy 84 yen- Flags of Russia & Namibia
84 yen- Flags of Samoa & Canada 84 yen- Flags of England & Australia
84 yen- Flags of France & Wales 84 yen- Flags of Argentina & Georgia
84 yen- Flags of USA & Fiji 84 yen- Flags of Tonga & Uruguay