Friday, October 30, 2009

Stamps issued to celebrate Olympic Expo 2008 -- China

A Circular shaped Miniature sheet issued for Olympic Expo held in Beijing 2008 as a part of Olympic Stamp Issues.

The Beijing 2008 Expo with the theme "Light the Passion, Share the Dream" opened on Friday, August 8, at the Beijing Expo Center.

The expo collection contains memorabilia like postage stamps, money, pins and works of art from past Olympic Games, including some never before seen artifacts from the Olympic Museum in Switzerland. Among the more than 1,100 Olympic postage stamps received from 23 different countries is a historic stamp from the 1896 Athens Olympics.

The above 2 stamps issued  to commemorate Olympic Expo that held in Beijing 2008. The Stamps are of Stamp in Stamp issue showing 1896 Olympics Issue by Greece and 15 C issue of Portugal for 1928 Olympics.


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