Ajitsinhji Cricket Pavilion – Special Cover India 2009.

Ajitsinhji Cricket Pavilion – Special Cover India 2009.

During the JAMPEX 2009 Philatelic exhibition held in Jamnagar, a special cover was released on 09 Jan 2009 to commemorate Centenary Year of Ajitsinhji Cricket Pavilion at Jamnagar.

INDIA RANJI STADIUM
INDIA SPECIAL COVER 2009- AITSINHJI CRICKET PAVILION.

 

 

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Special Cover M S Dhoni – India 2006.

Special Cover M S Dhoni – India 2006.

Mr John Lawrence Keenan retired as General Manager Tata Iron and Steel Company in 1930. Keenan Stadium in Jamshedpur was inaugurated by Mr JRD Tata in 1939 in his honour.

A Special Cover was released on 12 Apr 2006 to commemorate the 6th One Day International Cricket Match between India and England at Keenan Stadium Jamshedpur. The Cover features MS Dhoni in Cricket Gear and Stadium in the background The Cancellation is on a Batsman.

INDIA SPL CVR ODI DHONI
INDIA SPECIAL COVER 2006 – DHONI & KEENAN STADIUM.

Stamps on Centenary of Australian Test Cricket -Australia 1977.

Stamps on Centenary of Australian Test Cricket -Australia 1977.

The First Official Test match was played at Melbourne Cricket Ground from 15 to 19 Mar 1877 between Australia and England. Australia issued a strip of Five 18c stamps and a 45c stamp to mark this occasion 09 Mar 1977.

A Cover with a strip of five stamps posted from NSW to Sussex(England) is listed.

18c -Fielder & Keeper    18c -Umpire & Batsman  18c- Fielders 18c -Batsman & Umpire        18c- Bowler & Fielder.

AUSTRALIA TEST CENT
AUSTRALIA 1977- TEST CRICKET CENTENARY

 

 

 

Stamps of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics –Closing Ceremony – China 2008

Stamps of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics –Closing Ceremony – China 2008

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008.  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.

China Post issued a set of four stamps on 24 Aug 2008 (24/8/8)for the Closing Ceremony of 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. The theme of stamps was the handover of the Olympic Flame from Beijing to London.

A FDC with stamps is listed.

1.20 Yuan – National Stadium China           1.20 Yuan – Watchtower of the Forbidden City.

CHINA 2008 BEIJING 1TO LONDON
CHINA 2008 – CLOSING CEREMONY 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS.

1.20 Yuan – London Eye          1.20 Yuan – Tower of  London

CHINA 2008 BEIJING TO LONDON 1
CHINA 2008 – CLOSING CEREMONY 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS.

Postcards of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics –Closing Ceremony – China 2008

Postcards of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics –Closing Ceremony – China 2008

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008.  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.

China Post issued a Postcard on 24 Aug 2008 (24/8/8)for the Closing Ceremony of 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. The cancellation states “Commemoration of the Closing Ceremony of the Games of XXIX Olympiad”. Cancellation features Beijing 2008 – London 2012. The stamp design is based on 0.80 Yuan stamp issued on 23Jun 2006.

CHINA PC 2008 OLY 24-8
CHINA POSTCARD 2008 -CLOSING CEREMONY 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS.
CHINA PC 2008 OLY 24-8 2
CHINA POSTCARD 2008-CLOSING CEREMONY 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS.

Postcards of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics –Closing Ceremony – China 2008

Postcards of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics –Closing Ceremony – China 2008

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008.  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.

China Post issued a Postcard on 24 Aug 2008 (24/8/8)for the Closing Ceremony of 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. The cancellation states “Commemoration of the Closing Ceremony of the Games of XXIX Olympiad”. Cancellation features Beijing 2008 – London 2012.

CHINA PC 2008 OLY 24-8 1
CHINA POSTCARD 2008- CLOSING CEREMONY 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS
CHINA PC 2008 OLY 24-8 11
CHINA POSTCARD 2008 – CLOSING CEREMONY 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS

Stamps on 1992 Barcelona Olympics – Namibia 1992

Stamps on 1992 Barcelona Olympics – Namibia 1992

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.

NAMIBIA 1992 OLYMPICS
NAMIBIA 1992- BARCELONA SUMMER OLYMPICS – NAMIBIA’S FIRST OLYMPICS