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Great Britain : Memories of London 2012 (MS)
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
United Kingdom
Type
Stamp (Miniature Sheet)
Class
Commemorative
Issued Date
27/09/2012
Designer
The Chase, Manchester
Printer
Walsall Security Printers
Printing Method
Lithography
Gum
Gum PVA
Dimension
192 × 74 mm
Perforation Gauge
15 x 14½
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Mint Never Hinged - Extra Fine
CATALOG INFORMATION
GB 3406
Stanley Gibbons
Great Britain : Memories of London 2012 (MS)
Memories of the London 2012
Olympiad XXX and XIV Paralympic Games and Paralympic Gold Medal MS


The London 2012 Games commences on 27 July and concludes on 12 August.  The Paralympic Games commences on 29 August and concludes on 9 September.Royal Mail have announced a miniature sheet on the conclusion of the London 2012 games.  The Memories of London 2012 Miniature Sheet will contain four stamps – 2 x First Class and 2 x £1.28 – featuring images from both the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This will include an image of the Closing Ceremony of the Olympic Games and reference made to the handover to Rio for the next games in 2016.

Top One
£1.28 Paralympic Games Opening ceremony
1st ClassParalympic Games Paralympics GB procession

Row Two
1st ClassOlympic Games Games makers
£1.28  Olympic Games Closing ceremony and handover to Rio


£1.28 – Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony -
Fireworks light up the night sky above the Stadium.


1st class – ParalympicsGB procession –
An image of the British team entering the stadium during the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games


1st Class – Games Makers
An image of Games Makers in front of the iconic Olympic Stadium


£1.28 – Olympic Games Closing Ceremony and Handover to Rio -
An image of the inside of the Stadium where all the athletes formed the shape of the Union Flag.


Size 60mm (h) x 30mm (v) 
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