Friday, June 22, 2012

XXVth Olympic Games 24.4.1992

No other world event can surpass the Olympic Games in significance. These stamps on the cover and the cover itself, marks the XXVth Olympic Games which were held in Barcelona, Spain from 25th July to 9th August 1992, and coincided with GRANADA ’92, a world stamp exhibition held in Spain just before the Games. The six stamps depict the Olympic sports popular in Singapore. The sports featured are: football (20c), athletics (35c), swimming (50c), basketball (75c), tennis ($1) and yachting ($2).

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