First Day Cover issued 24th March 2008 'The Games of the XXIX Olympiad Locality cover for the arrival of the Olympic Flame in Beijing', No. 56

Object Type
Philatelics and currency/Philatelic material/Stamp/First day cover
Date Used
2008
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Object Detail


Brief Description
First day cover titled "THE GAMES OF THE XXIX OLYMPIAD / LOCALITY COVER FOR THE ARRIVAL OF THE OLYMPIC FLAME IN BEIJING". Issued 24th March, 2008. Front of envelope features an outline drawing of the Parthenon in Athens and a colour image of the Forbidden City in Beijing. The stamps feature a colour image of the Forbidden City and the red Olympic mascot, Huanhuan.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 110 W: 220 D: 1mm (H: 4 5/16 W: 8 11/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
2008
Location
In storage
Registration No
2008.248.3
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Dr. Charles Parkinson

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