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The Summer Olympic Games
Commemorated on Authentic Postage Stamps

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26th Olympic Games - Atlanta Mint Set of 4 Stamps Hong Kong, 1996
Item ID: OL144

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Hong Kong celebrated the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, hosted by Atlanta, with the release of this mint set of four stamps on March 20, 1996. The artistic stamps feature gymnastics, diving, running, and basketball. Each stamp includes the Olympic Rings and the inscription "1996 Olympic Games." $3.50 retail value (Scott 2011 Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue).
Price: $2.90
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17th Olympic Games - Rome Mint Set of 4 Stamps Ghana, 1960
Item ID: OL146

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Ghana commemorated the 17th Summer Olympic Games with the release of this complete mint set of four stamps on August 15, 1960. Two stamps feature the Olympic Rings and Olympic Torch; the other two feature a runner with an outline of the African continent and the Olympic Rings. The Games were hosted by Rome (Aug. 25 - Sept. 11, 1960). $1.15 retail value (Scott 2011 Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue).
Price: $0.95
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17th Olympic Games - Rome Mint Set of 7 Stamps Haiti, 1960
Item ID: OL147

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Issued by Haiti on August 18, 1960, this set of seven stamps (includes three airmail stamps) promoted the 17th Summer Olympic Games, hosted by Rome (Aug. 25 - Sept. 11, 1960). The stamps feature Melbourne stadium and Olympic Torch with Olympic victors in Athens (1896), a discus thrower and Rome stadium, Pierre de Coubertin and victors (Melbourne, 1956), and Athens stadium (1896). $5.50 retail value (Scott 2011 Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue).
Price: $4.35
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18th Summer Olympic Games Mint Set of 4 Stamps Monaco, 1964
Item ID: OL152

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Issued by Monaco on December 3, 1964, this complete mint set of four diamond-shaped stamps commemorated the 18th Summer Olympic Games (hosted by Tokyo; Oct. 10-25, 1964). The stamps feature weight lifting, judo, pole vault, and archery.
Price: $0.80
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18th Summer Olympic Games - Tokyo Judo Germany, 1964
Item ID: OL153

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Germany issued this mint stamp, featuring Judo, on October 10, 1964 to commemorate the 18th Summer Olympic Games. The Games were hosted by Tokyo (Oct. 10-25, 1964).
Price: $0.35
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18th Olympic Games - Tokyo Mint Set of 6 Nicaragua, 1964
Item ID: OL156

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Issued by Nicaragua on December 19, 1964, this complete set of six mint airmail stamps commemorated the 18th Olympic Games (hoted by Tokyo; October 10-25, 1964. These stamps, first issued in 1963 without an overprint to promote the Olympics, are overprinted ""OLYMPIADAS / TOKYO - 1964." The 2011 Scott Catalogue value for this set is $6.00.
Price: $4.85
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Pierre de Coubertin Issue Palau, 1994
Item ID: OL157

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Issued by Palau on July 20, 1994, this mint stamp honors Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of Modern Olympic Games, on the centenary of the International Olymoic Committee.
Price: $0.75
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20th Olympic Games (Munich) Mint Sheet of 3 + Label
Item ID: OL158

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Issuing Country: Cook Islands
Date of Issue: June 26, 1972
Scott Catalogue Number(s): 329a (327-329)
2019 Scott Catalogue Value: $2.00
Description: Issued to commemorate the 20th Olympic Games, hosted by Munich (Aug. 26-Sept. 10, 1972), this mint sheet of three stamps features the high jump, running, and boxing. The sheet also includes a label; the Olympic rings are on the label and stamps.
Price: $1.70
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21st Olympic Games - Montreal Mint Set of 6 Bangladesh, 1976
Item ID: OL159

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Please note that we have discounted the price of this set due to several of the stamps being off-centered (i.e., the stamp design is close to an edge, but does not touch the perforations). This complete mint set of six stamps was issued by Bangladesh on November 29, 1976, to promote the 21st Summer Olympic Games. These Games were hosted by Montreal (July 17 - August 1, 1976). The stamps feature the Montreal Olympic Emblem and following general events: hurdles, running, high jump, swimming, gymnastics and soccer. $3.65 2011 Scott Catalogue value. Scott Cat.# 117-122.
Price: $2.65
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19th Summer Olympic Games Mint Set of 5 Guatemala
Item ID: OL161

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Issuing Country: Guatemala
Date of Issue: October 15, 1968
Scott Catalogue Number(s): 399-403
2015 Scott Catalogue Value: $4.70
Description: Issued to commemorate the 19th Summer Olympic Games (Mexico City), this complete mint set of five stamps features the Quetzal (official bird of Guatemala) and a Mayan ball game goal. Typical irregular perforations for this issue.
Price: $3.25
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16th Summer Olympic Games - Melbourne Mint Set of 2 SAAR, 1956
Item ID: OL166

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SAAR promoted the 16th Summer Olympic Games with the release of this attractive complete mint set of two stamps on July 25, 1956. These games were hosted by Melbourne, Australia, and held between Nov. 22 and Dec. 8, 1956. The stamps feature a "Victor of Benevent" bust and the Olympic rings. Please click on the image or “Details” for an enlarged image and additional information.
Price: $1.25
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17th Olympic Games (Rome) Mint Set of 7 Egypt, 1960
Item ID: OL168

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Egypt promoted the 1960 Summer Olympic Games (Rome, Aug. 25 - Sept. 11, 1960) with the release of this mint set of seven stamps. The five lowest denominations were printed adjacent to each other (on the same sheet) and are supplied as an attached strip of five. The two higher denominations were printed on separate sheets and are therefore supplied as unattached single stamps. Please click on the image or “Details” for an enlarged image and additional information.
Price: $3.10
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