First Day Cover issued 24th March 2008 'The Games of the XXIX Olympiad - Torch Relay', No. 49

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 - TORCH RELAY". Issued 24th March, 2008. Envelope features an outline drawing of the Parthenon in Athens and a colour image of the red 2008 Olympic mascot, Huanhuan, holding the relay torch. The same image of the mascot is featured on the stamp. The second stamp features an image of the relay torch.
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
2008.248.4
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Dr. Charles Parkinson

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