Stamps on 2008 Beijing Olympics –Liechtenstein 2008

Stamps on 2008 Beijing Olympics –Liechtenstein 2008

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008. Liechtenstein issued two stamps on 02 Jun 2008 to commemorate the Olympics. 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.

FUWA- Mascot of 2008 Olympic Games  – FUWA or “Good Luck Dolls” or Dolls of Blessings or Friendlies were the Mascots of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. There are Five Fuwas

Beibei – Female – Representing Europe – Fish and Lotus

Jingjing- Male Representing Africa – Giant Panda

Huanhuan – Male- Representing America – Olympic Flame

Yingying – Male -Representing Asia – Tibetan Antelope

Nini- Female -Representing Oceania- Swift Beijing’s sand Martin Kite

Together their names form the sentence meaning “Beijing Welcomes You”

A FDC is listed with Fuwa featuring on the Stamp

85ct – Fuwa and Martial Arts    1 Fr – Fuwa and Football.

LIECHTEN 2008 OLYMPICS
LIECHTENSTEIN 2008-BEIJING 2008 SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES -FUWA

Stamps on Lord Baden Powel & Scouting – Liechtenstein 1953.

Stamps on Lord Baden Powel & Scouting – Liechtenstein 1953.

Liechtenstein issued a set of stamps on International Scout Conference held in Vaduz on 04 Aug 1953. The stamps featured Lord Baden Powel.

LEICH SCOUTS
LIECHTENSTEIN 1953- LORD BADEN POWEL & SCOUT CONFERENCE

Stamps of Liechtenstein -1978 -Buildings

Stamps of Liechtenstein -1978 -Buildings

Liechtenstein issued a set of stamps on Buildings in 1978. Two First Day covers from this set are listed.

35 ct – Date of Issue 01 Jun 1978 – Groups of Barns and Stables in Balzers.

50 ct – Date of Issue 02 Mar 1978 – Residence tower Balzers.

LEICHTENSTEIN FDC ARCHI
LIECHTENSTEIN 1978- BARNS IN BALZERS
LEICHTENSTEIN FDC ARCHI1
LICHTENSTEIN 1978-RESIDENCE TOWER BALZERS

Easter Eggs on Stamps – Liechtenstein 2001

Easter Eggs on Stamps – Liechtenstein 2001

Liechtenstein issued a set of three stamps on Easter eggs of Russian Czars on 05 Mar 2001. The eggs featured are

1.20 Fr – Silver Egg      1.80 Fr – Cloisonne Egg     2.00 Fr – Porcelain egg

LIECHTENSTEIN FDC EASTER EGGS
LIECHTENSTEIN FDC EASTER EGGS 2001

 

Maxim Cards Liechtenstein 1981 – St Theodul

Maxim Cards Liechtenstein 1981 – St Theodul

Liechtenstein issued a stamp on 09 Jun 1981 on St Theodul. A Maxim Card on the stamp is listed.

MC LUXEMBOURG ST THEODUL
MAXIM CARD LUXEMBOURG 1981 -ST THEODUL

Maxim Cards Liechtenstein 1981 – Year of the Disabled

Maxim Cards Liechtenstein 1981 – Year of the Disabled

Liechtenstein issued a stamp on 09 Jun 1981 to mark Year of the Disabled. A Maxim Card on the stamp is listed.

MC LUXEMBOURG YEAR OF DISABLED
MAXIM CARD LIECHTENSTEIN 1981 – YEAR OF DISABLED

 

Maxim Cards Liechtenstein 1981 – 50 Years of Scouting

Maxim Cards Liechtenstein 1981 – 50 Years of Scouting

Liechtenstein issued a stamp on 09 Jun 1981 to commemorate 50 Years of Scouting. A Maxim Card on the stamp is listed.

MC LIECHTENSTEIN SCOUTS
MAXIM CARDS LIECHTENSTEIN 1981 – 50 YEARS OF SCOUTING