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London 2012 First Olympics & Paralympic Games Stamps

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London 2012 First Olympics & Paralympic Games Stamps, with alt London Road, Birmingham postmark £25.00 Limited Availability
London 2012 Olympics, doubled with Paralympic Welcome stamps & London SW1A postmark £25.00 Buy Now
London 2012 Olympics & Paralympics, doubled with Olympic Welcome stamps & London W2 P/M £30.00 Buy Now
London 2012 First Olympics & Paralympic Games Stamps £35.00 Limited Availability
London 2012 Olympics, doubled with Paralympic Welcome stamps & London postmark £35.00 Buy Now
London 2012 First Olympics & Paralympic Games Stamps, Signed Lee Pearson CBE £40.00 Buy Now

Product Information

 

  • London 2012 First Olympics & Paralympic Games Stamps
  • Each stamp features either a London 2012 Olympic or Paralympics logo
  • With a London E20 postmark (5th January, 2012)
  • Doubled with a 1948 Olympic Games stamp and special cachet
  • Available signed by Lee Pearson CBE


Issue Date: 05/01/2012

Issue Name: London 2012 First Olympics & Paralympic Games Stamps

Producer: Buckingham Covers

 

On 5th January, 2012 Royal Mail released their first definitive Olympic issue for the year; four stamps, each showing either a London 2012 Olympic or Paralympics logo. It features our London E20 postmark and has been doubled with a 1948 Olympic Games stamp and cachet. Limited editions are available signed by Paralympian and nine times gold medalist Lee Pearson CBE.

 

  • London 2012 First Olympics & Paralympic Games Stamps
  • Each stamp features either a London 2012 Olympic or Paralympics logo
  • With a London E20 postmark (5th January, 2012)
  • Doubled with a 1948 Olympic Games stamp and special cachet
  • Available signed by Lee Pearson CBE

 

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The Olympic and Paralympic Games

The Olympic and Paralympic Games are about much more than sporting excellence. Underpinning the Games is the philosophy of Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the Modern Olympic Movement. He saw in the Games an ideal opportunity to develop a set of universal principles - or Values - that could be applied to education and to society as a whole, as well as to sport itself.

 

These values are:-

P - Personal excellence

R - Respect and friendship

I - Inspiration

D - Determination and courage

E - Equality

 

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A small number of these covers have been personally signed by Gold medal-winning Paralympian Lee Pearson CBE. Lee Pearson has represented Britain at the Paralympic Games in Sydney, Athens and Beijing, and has totalled an incredibly nine Gold medals.

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