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United Kingdom - The Olympic Flag Handover (Beijing 2008)
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
United Kingdom
Type
Stamp (Miniature Sheet)
Class
Commemorative
Front Inscription
OLYMPIC GAMES
1st
HANDOVER OF THE OLYMPIC FLAG
FROM BEIJING TO LONDON
Issued Date
22/08/2008
Designer
Why Not Associates
Printer
Walsall Security Printers
Printing Method
Offset Lithography
Gum
Gum PVA
Dimension
115 × 76 mm
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Mint Never Hinged - Extra Fine
CATALOG INFORMATION
GB MS2861
Stanley Gibbons
United Kingdom - The Olympic Flag Handover (Beijing 2008)
Stamp size: 33 x 33 mm
1st Class stamp sold for 36p.

In accordance with current tradition, at the Closing Ceremony on 24 August 2008, the Mayor of Beijing will hand over the Olympic Flag to the IOC President, who, in turn, will present it to the Mayor of London. Faster — Higher — Stronger : London 2012 will endeavour to live up to every aspect of the Olympic motto.
  • Birds Nest Stadium, Beijing
  • London Eye
  • Tower Of London
  • Corner Tower, Forbidden City, Beijing
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