Stamps on Anthony Nesty -Suriname – 1988.

Stamps on Anthony Nesty -Suriname  – 1988.

Suriname issued a Stamp on Anthony Nesty (born 25 Nov 1967)- the 100m Butterfly Gold Medallist at 1988 Seoul Olympics on 01 Nov 1988.

SURINAM
SURINAM 1988-ANTHONY NESTY -1988 OLYMPICS GOLD MEDALLIST.

 

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Auction News – Collectibles- Nike’s Moon Shoes.

Auction News – Collectibles- Nike’s Moon Shoes.

A Pair of 1972 running shoes, one of the first pairs made by Nike Inc sold for a record-shattering price of $ 437,000 at a Public auction. The so-called Nike “Moon Shoe” designed by Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman for runners at 1972 Olympic trials were sold at Sotheby’s auction house in New York. It was the first ever auction dedicated to sneakers. The Buyer was a Canadian investor and Car Collector who had earlier bought 99 pairs of sneakers at an auction.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Introduction and Countdown – 362 days to go.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Introduction and Countdown – 362 days to go.

Introduction

  •  The 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games will be held from 24 July to 09 August 2020 in Tokyo
  • These will be the Games of XXXII Olympiad.
  • 206 nations are expected to take part in 339 events in 33 sports.
  • Over 11,000 athletes are expected to arrive at. various venues.
  • National Stadium in Tokyo will host the Opening Ceremony.
  • Miraitowa is the Official Mascot for Tokyo 2020.

We at Stamp Digest shall keep you informed about the Philatelic aspects and other interesting news related to Tokyo 2020. We shall also list stories and stamps related to the previous Olympic Games. So watch out this space at Stamp Digest.

Stamps on Tokyo 2020- Japan Post released a set of Stamps for sale on 12 Mar 2019- 500 days before the opening of the Games. A sheet of 10 stamps featuring the Mascots for  Olympics and Paralympics and the Tokyo Stadium were issued.

2020 Tokyo
JAPAN 2019 -STAMPS OF JAPAN ON TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS

 

Stamps on 2004 Athens Olympic Games – Malta.

Stamps on 2004 Athens Olympic Games – Malta.

Date of Issue – 13 Aug 2004.

28th Olympic Games were held in Athens from 13 Aug to 29 Aug 2004.

11c- Bronze Medal and Discuss Throwing.

16c – Gold Medal (Greek Doric Column and Laurel Wreath)

76c- Silver Medal and Javelin Throwing.

MALTA 1996 OLYMPICS
MALTA -2004 ATHENS OLYMPICS

Stamps on International Olympic Committee – Stamps of France 1994

Stamps on International Olympic Committee – Stamps of France 1994

Stamps on 100th Anniversary of International Olympic Committee and Founder of Olympic Movement P de Coubertin issued by  France on 24 Jun 1994.

FRANCE 1994 IOC
FRANCE 1994 -IOC

Stamps on 1980 Olympics – Greece 1980.

Stamps on 1980 Olympics – Greece 1980.

A stamp issued by Greece on 11 Aug 1980 to commemorate1980 Moscow Olympics features Rhodes stadium and a coin from Kos. The 20 drachma stamp had a print run of 4,000,000.

GREECE OLYMPICS
GREECE 1980 OLYMPICS- RHODES STADIUM AND COIN FROM KOS.

USA Postcards -1984 Olympics- Yachting

USA Postcards -1984 Olympics- Yachting

A 13c Postcard issued on 1984 Olympics featuring Yachting.

Cat no UX 100.

USA PC 1984 OLY YACHTING
USA PC 1984 OLYMPICS YACHTING.