29 August 2012

2012 Summer Paralympics start in London...

Date of issue : 29 August 2012

Royal Mail will issue today a set of 4 stamps and a miniature sheet to commemorate  fourteenth Paralympic Games which start in London today. Four special souvenir stamp cards will also be issued on this occasion.

The 2012 Summer Paralympic Games will be the fourteenth Paralympics and will take place between 29 August and 9 September, as governed by the International Paralympic Committee. They will be held in London,  after the city was successful with its bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics. It is the second largest multi-sport event ever held within the United Kingdom after the 2012 Summer Olympics.The Games are expected to be the largest and most commercially successful Paralympics ever: The Games will officially be opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.


Stamp cards

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