21 January 2015

Stamps on ICC Cricket World Cup 2015



The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is one of the world’s biggest international sporting events. In 2015 the tournament will be jointly hosted by New Zealand and Australia, and is expected to attract cricket fans from around the world.


Date of Issue : 4 February 2015

New Zealand and Australia previously hosted the ICC Cricket World Cup in 1992. 23 years on, the 2015 tournament will attract a new generation of cricket lovers. The tournament will see 49 matches played over 44 days during the summer months of February and March, with the final held on 29 March at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground. Contested in a 50-over format, fourteen teams from across the globe will battle it out to be awarded the title of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 champions.

To commemorate this thrilling sporting event, New Zealand Post is issuing official ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 memorabilia, consisting of a unique dome-shaped commemorative coin, a sheet of stamps and a set of first day covers that represent the fourteen contesting teams.

First day Covers


‘Have a ball’ at ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
This colourful set of stamps consists of fourteen cricket ball-shaped self-adhesive stamps – one for each team competing in the ICC Cricket World Cup: New Zealand, Sri Lanka, England, Australia, Scotland, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, South Africa, Zimbabwe, India, Pakistan, West Indies, Ireland and the United Arab Emirates. Each stamp features team colours and imagery, as well as the official ICC Cricket World Cup logo.

Official ICC Cricket World Cup collectables
Also part of this stamp issue are two first day covers, each with seven stamps from the issue. The stamps on the first day covers represent the two pools of the tournament, and are a must-have for any sports stamp collection.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Silver Coin with Gold Plating

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This special commemorative coin to be issued is   1oz silver proof coin features the ICC Cricket World Cup logo in gold plating and incorporates a curved design to replicate a real cricket ball.


Club News


Rajpex is being held at Jaipur from 24th - 27th Jan. Below given is Programme Schedule of event.

24th Jan. 2015

Inauguration : 11.00 am
Release of Special Cover on 'XVII' Vintage Car Rally, Jaipur
Release of Swachh Bharat Mission
Stamp Design Competition

25th Jan. 2015
Release of Special Cover on 'Maharaja Bhawani Singh Cup'
Picture Postcards & Stamp Cards

26th Jan. 2015

Release of Special Cover on 'National Flag, Central Park, Jaipur'

27th Jan. 2015
Release of Special Cover on 'Bharat Ka Mangal Abhiyaan'
Closing Ceremony
Prize Distribution

News Courtesy : Indian Philately Digest

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