Tag Archives: sport
In some parts of the world it is Super Bowl Sunday. To celebrate the day, here is a cover from my American football collection.
Super Bowl LI, the pinnacle of the NFL American football season, is almost upon us. I’ve started a new topical collection on the theme of American football and here is my first item: the Football Coaches issue from USPS in 1997.
This cover from Royal Mail commemorates the 2015 Rugby World Cup, hosted by England.
The featured stamp on this cover from Brazil commemorates the 2014 World Cup tournament and the host city of Salvador.
On 13th July 2014, the German football (soccer) team beat Argentina 1-0 in Rio de Janeiro to win the World Cup. Deutsche Post issued this stamp to commemorate the country’s victory.
This colourful first day cover from Royal Mail commemorates the XX Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow in 2014.
This is my first cover from Kazakhstan: 3 Kazakh olympic champions from the London 2012 Olympics.
I have just arrived back from Germany. Here are the stamps that I collected on my trip: the May issues from Deutsche Post.
As the build up to the 2014 World Cup Finals continues, here is another football cover from Brazil, commemorating the 2010 tournament in South Africa.
Last year I was in Tokyo at the same time that Japex 2013 came to town: a lucky coincidence!
This FDC from Chunghwa Post features scenes along bicycle paths in Taiwan, “to promote green leisure activities”.
These 6 covers feature a complete set of Brazilian stamps that commemorate the France 98 World Cup Finals through art.
This FDC from Royal Mail commemorates an event that many people thought they would never see: a British Wimbledon champion!
The Footba11 Heroes issue from Royal Mail commemorates 150 years of the English FA (Football Association) and 140 years of the Scottish FA.
This cover features Wenlock, one of two mascots for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics held in London and other venues in the United Kingdom. With commemorative cancel.