Archive for the ‘Olympics’ Tag

#1131 Canada 17/09/19

This very nice cover from Canada was sent by Tristan, thank you! It was posted on September 19 in Fort Simpson and arrived on September 29, 2017.

See also: #771 Canada 14/03/04

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#803 Armenia 14/06/02

Armenia 140602Patrik sent me this beautiful registered cover from his trip to Armenia, thank you very much! It was posted in Yerevan on June 2 and arrived on June 16, 2014.

The attached mini-sheet commemorates the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. It was issued on December 2, 2013.

#770 Albania 13/11/30

Albania 131130This nice cover from Albania was sent by Sami, thank you! It was posted in Tirane on November 30 and arrived on December 5, 2013.

The middle stamp is part of the stamp set (issued August 12, 2004), which commemorates the 2004 Olympic Games. The left and right stamps are part of the “Harry Potter” set, which was issued on October 15, 2008.

#656 Bangladesh 13/02/06

Bangladesh 130206On February 21 I received this nice cover from Bangladesh, thank you Enamul! The cover was posted in Dhaka (ঢাকা) on February 6, 2013.

The left stamp was issued on December 16, 2011. It commemorates the “40th Anniversary of Victory 1971-2011”.

The middle stamp commemorates the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. The stamp on the right was issued on December 1, 2011. It commemorates the 5th eAsia Conference of information and communications technology (ICT), which was held in Dhaka from December 1 to 3, 2011.

See also: #168 Bangladesh 09/06/24

#598 Singapore 12/09/17

Terence sent me this nice cover from Singapore, thanks a lot! It was posted on September 17, 2012.

The two stamps on top were issued on 14 August 2010. They are part of a set commemorating the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games, which were held from 14 to 26 August 2010. Singapore won two silver (swimming, table tennis) and four bronze medals (taekwondo, sailing, football).

The bottom two stamps are part of the set, which commemorates the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The set was issued on July 27, 2012. Singapore scored two bronze medals in table tennis.

See also:
#542 Singapore 10/03/02
#460 Pakistan 10/08/30
#430 Singapore 10/10/20

#542 Singapore 10/03/02

Jean Pierre sent me this nice cover from Singapore, thank you! It was posted at the Post-On-Wheels office at Changi Airport on March 2, 2010.

The attached stamps commemorate the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games.

#460 Pakistan 10/08/30

Thank you, Malik, for sending this nice cover from Karachi, Pakistan! It was posted on August 30 and arrived on September 7, 2010.

The cover and stamps commemorate the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore 2010. They were issued on August 14, 2010.

#358 South Korea 10/02/18

Thank you, Ahn Jung Min, for this beautiful FDC from the Gangnam-gu in Seoul.

The cover was issued and posted on February 18 and arrived on February 25, 2010. It commemorates the Vancouver Winter Olympics.

#346 Turkey 10/02/15

Another beautiful self-made cover by Ahmet from Pasaport, Turkey. Thank you

The left stamp is part of the 2010 Winter Olympics set, which was issued on February 12, 2010. The right is a definitive, which commemorates Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938).

#345 Latvia 10/02/05

This nice FDC from Latvia was sent by Normunds, thank you!

It was issued in Rīga on February 5, 2010, and commemorates the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

#331 San Marino 10/04/12

My first real cover from San Marino was sent to me by Jean Pierre, thank you very much!

It was posted on April 12 and arrived in Graz on April 14, 2010. The two attached stamps are part of the set commemorating the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. They were issued on June 13, 2008.

#325 South Korea 10/05/06

Again another wonderful FDC from South Korea1 Thank you, Seung Young Oh!

The FDC and stamps were issued on May 6, 2010. It commemorates “Korea’s Skating Victories at the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games“, namely:

Kim Yu Na, who with impeccably perfect form rose to the position of the undisputed queen of world figure skating. Mo Tae Bum, Lee Seung Hoon, and Lee Sang Hwa who emerged as new hopes in speed skating. Lee Jung Su, Sung Si Bak, Lee Ho Suk, Kwak Yoon Gy, Kim Seoung Il, Lee Eun Byul, and Park Seung Hi who carried on Korea’s rightful reputation as the global power in short-track. (text of FDC info sheet)

#315 Andorra 10/02/24

Jean Pierre, thank you very much for this cover from Andorra!

It was posted in Canillo on February 24 and arrived on March 1, 2010.

The left stamps was issued on January 25, 2010. It commemorates the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. The right stamp was officially issued on March 2, 2010, and therefore used on this cover before its issue date! It commemorates the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which was ratificated on September 2, 1990.

#314 Croatia 10/03/31

Thank you, Dragan, for this nice cover from Rijeka, Croatia! The cover was posted on March 31 and arrived on April 9, 2010.

The left stamp is part of the “Ethnography Set” (see this cover), the two stamps at the right were issued on February 12, 2010, and commemorate the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

#312 Turkey 10/02/15

Ahmet sent me this very nice cover from Pasaport, Turkey. The cover was posted on February 15, 2010, and has attached a stamp (issued February 12, 2010) commemorating the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and a definitive depicting Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938).

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