London 2012 Olympics Stamps

Royal Mail in the UK is releasing thirty First Class postage stamps, each showcasing an Olympic or Paralympic sport, in preparation for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics being held in London.

2012 Olympics First Class stamps


The first ten stamps, going on sale on October 22, feature illustrations by artists from a range of disciplines. Artists are designing images of another 20 sports for stamps that will go on sale in 2010 and 2012.

2012 Olympics Stamp

Canoe slalom by John Royle.

2012 Olympics Stamp

Paralympic archery illustrated by George Hardie.

2012 Olympics Stamp

Athletics collage by Nathalie Guinamard.

2012 Olympics Stamp

Diver (Aquatics) by illustrator Julian Opie.

2012 Olympics Stamp

Boccia by David Doyle.

2012 Olympics Stamp

Judo by Paul Slater.

2012 Olympics Stamp

Paralympic Dressage by Andrew Davidson.

2012 Olympics Stamp

Badminton by David Holmes.

2012 Olympics Stamp

Weightlifting by Guy Billout.

2012 Olympics Stamp

Basketball by Huntley Muir.

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6 Responses to London 2012 Olympics Stamps

  1. ted53 says:

    I can't help seeing this every time I look at that logo:

    http://www.nowpublic.com/environment/2012-olymp

  2. I actually think the stamps are very good. I found this on an Olympic search as I am planning on staying near Ebbsfleet and using the high speed rail to see the whole games. I am very excited!

    Mary

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