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Stamped products, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, paper, Australia Post/ Swedish Post/ Mexico Post/ Tonga Postal Service/ Egypt Post/ Polish Postal Service, 1999- 2000

Made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1999-2000.

Australia Post was restricted in the number of stamps and stamped products it could issue because of worldwide sponsorship agreements. However it did support Olymphilex 2000, the Olympic stamp, coin and collectibles exhibition at Centerpoint where other participating postal agencies also sold their Olympic stamps.

Summary

2002/38/7
Stamped products, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, paper, Australia Post/ Swedish Post/ Mexico Post/ Tonga Postal Service/ Egypt Post/ Polish Postal Service, 1999- 2000 (OS)

1. First day cover of the Sydney logo stamp, 14.9.99
2. Stamp pack with minisheet of 10 Olympic sports stamps and six examples used with various Olympic postmarks.
3. Aerogramme from the Olympic Family Hotel.
4. First day cover from the Olympic Stamp Exhibition, Olymphilex.
5. Sheet of Cathy Freeman Olympic gold medal stamp (offset version).
6. Black print of Cathy Freeman digital version.
7. Sheet of Cathy Freeman torch stamp.
8. Set of maximum cards from Sweden
9. Cover and card from Mexico (spelling error "Sidney")
10. Hong Kong stamp
11. Strip of stamps from Tonga.
12. Sheet of stamps from Egypt.
13. Card from Poland with cancelled stamps.

Production

1999-2000

Source

Gift of Mr Richard Peck, 2002
15 April, 2002

Cite this Object

Stamped products, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, paper, Australia Post/ Swedish Post/ Mexico Post/ Tonga Postal Service/ Egypt Post/ Polish Postal Service, 1999- 2000 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 18 November 2017, <https://ma.as/11365>
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