Fourth South Pacific Games – First Day Cover Papua New Guinea 1971.

Fourth South Pacific Games – First Day Cover Papua New Guinea 1971.

The Pacific Games (earlier called South Pacific Games) are held every four years for countries around the South Pacific Ocean. The First Games were held in 1963 and the sixteenth edition will be held in Apia Samoa in July 2019. Nine different cities in Six Countries have hosted the Games.

The Fourth South Pacific Games were held in Papeete Tahiti from 25 Aug to 03 Sep 1969. Papua New Guinea issued a set of four stamps to mark the games. The stamps were issued on 09 Jun 1971. A FDC with four stamps is listed.

7c -Basketball        14c-Sailing    21c -Boxing      28c -Athletics

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA FDC 1971 -4TH SOUTH PACIFIC GAMES.
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Third South Pacific Games – First Day Cover 1969.

Third South Pacific Games – First Day Cover 1969.

The Pacific Games (earlier called South Pacific Games) are held every four years for countries around the South Pacific Ocean. The First Games were held in 1963 and the sixteenth edition will be held in Apia Samoa in July 2019.

The Third South Pacific Games were held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea from 13-25 Aug 1969. Papua New Guinea issued a set of three stamps to mark the games. The stamps were issued on 13 Aug 1969. The stamp features “Fireball” Class Sailboat.

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA FDC 1969 -THIRD SOUTH PACIFIC GAMES.