Ivo Van Damme – Stamps of Belgium 1980.

Ivo Van Damme – Stamps of Belgium 1980

Ivo Van Damme (1954-1976) was a Belgian middle distance runner. He won silver medals in 800m and 1500m at the 1976 Montreal Olympics. He died in an accident in 1976. A stamp was released in his memory on 03 May 1980. Van Damme sports festival is held in Belgium.

BELGIUM VAN DAMME ATHLETICS
BELGIUM 1980 -VAN DAMME ATHLETICS
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Stamps on Table Tennis -1996 Olympics

Stamps on Table Tennis -1996 Olympics

Belgium issued a set of stamps on 1996 Atlanta Olympics on 29 June 1996. The 16+4 Belgian Franc stamp features a Table Tennis player in action.

BELGIUM OLYMPICS TT
BELGIUM 1996 OLYMPICS TABLE TENNIS.

Maxim Cards India – 2012 Olympics.

Maxim Cards India – 2012 Olympics.

The 2012 Summer Olympics were held in London from 27 July to 12 Aug 2012. India issued a set of four stamps and a miniature sheet to commemorate the Olympics. A set of four Maxim Cards was also released.

Rupees Twenty – Volleyball – Olympic debut for Men’s and Women’s events at 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

Rupees Five – Badminton-Olympic debut for Men’s and Women’s events at 1992 Barcelona Olympics.

INDIA MC 2012 OLYMPICS VOLLEYBALL
INDIA MAXIM CARDS 2012 OLYMPICS VOLLEYBALL
INDIA MC 2012 OLYMPICS BADMINTON
INDIA MAXIM CARDS 2012 OLYMPICS BADMINTON

Maxim Cards India – 2012 Olympics.

Maxim Cards India – 2012 Olympics.

The 2012 Summer Olympics were held in London from 27 July to 12 Aug 2012. India issued a set of four stamps and a miniature sheet to commemorate the Olympics. A set of four Maxim Cards was also released.

Rupees Five – Rowing-Men’s events made debut in 1900 Paris Olympics and Women’s events at 1976 Montreal Olympics

Rupees Five – Sailing- Olympic debut in Paris 1900 for both Men’s & Women’s events.

INDIA MC 2012 OLYMPICS ROWING
INDIA MAXIM CARD 2012 OLYMPICS ROWING
INDIA MC 2012 OLYMPICS SAILING
INDIA MAXIM CARD 2012 OLYMPICS SAILING

Mexico Olympics 1968 – Hockey Champions.

Mexico Olympics 1968 – Hockey Champions.

Pakistan beat Australia 2-1 in the Finals of 1968 Olympics Hockey to win the Gold Medal. India beat Germany 2-1 to win the Bronze.

Pakistan issued a set of two stamps 15 Paise and One rupee on 30 Jan 1969 to commemorate this victory. A FDC of Pakistan with two stamps and Karachi Philatelic Bureau cancellation are listed.

PAKISTAN 1968 OLYMPICS HOCKEY
PAKISTAN FDC 1968 OLYMPICS HOCKEY CHAMPION

Nepal First Day Cover -Tokyo Olympics 1964.

Nepal First Day Cover -Tokyo Olympics 1964.

Nepal issued a stamp on 31 Dec 1964 to commemorate Nepal’s participation in 1964 Tokyo Olympics. A FDC is listed

NEPAL FDC TOKYO OLYMPICS
NEPAL FDC 1964 TOKYO OLYMPICS

1992 Summer Olympics – Stamps of Hong Kong.

1992 Summer Olympics – Stamps of Hong Kong.

A Cover sent from Hong Kong to India and containing an 80c stamp on  1992 Olympics. This stamp contains British Royal Cypher as Hong Kong was under British rule, From 01 Jul 1997 Hong Kong stamps with British Royal Cipher were not valid for postage. Since the sender used this stamp with cypher he has been asked to refrain from using such stamps in future. An Interesting Hong Kong China Post WARNING.

HK 1992 OLYMPICS STAMP
HK 1992 OLYMPICS STAMP
HK CVR 1992 OLYMPICS
HK CVR 1992 OLYMPICS
HK CVR ADVISORY QUEEN STAMPS
HK CVR ADVISORY QUEEN STAMPS