The Wimbledon Museum -Special Cover & Cancellation
The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is the largest Tennis Museum in the World The Museum was inaugurated at Championships Centenary event in 1977. In 2006 a brand new Museum was inaugurated inside the grounds of All England Club. The highlights of Museum are
Wimbledon Whites -The Fashion Dresses
The Kenneth Ritchie Wimbledon Library
A Special Cover was released to mark the Inauguration of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum in 1977 and a Special Cancellation on an Aerogramme addressed to India.
British Open Golf Trophy – Claret Jug on Scotland Aerogramme -1979
An Aerogramme was issued by Scotland in 1979 on Golf. The Ten and Half pence aerogramme features the British Open Golf Trophy -Claret Jug on the front and shows The Royal and AnderwGolf Club of St Andrews on the inside flap. It also features Bob Hope (1903-2003) English American Stand up Comedian, Author ,Athlete and Actor alongwith Bing Crosby(1903-1977) American Singer and Actor whose “White Christmas” single was the best selling Single Worldwide.
As Tourism promotion under Visit Malaysia 1994 an Aerogramme was issued which had Fresh Coconut Water as stamp Design and National Flower of Malaysia Hibiscus and logo of Visit Malayasia 1994 logo at lower end .The Lower portion also shows Malaysian Satay Dish.
Satay is a Cuisine which consists of marinated skewed meat grilled over charcoal flame,served with spicy peanut sauce accompanied by rice cakes,cucumber slices and onion.
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 1998 -2006
1998 – XVI Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2002 – XVII Commonwealth Games Manchester,England
2006 – XVIII Commonwealth Games Melbourne ,Australia