Society Logo
Cardiff
Philatelic Society

(founded 1899)
Back to
Items of
interest

Items of Interest

London Olympic Games 2012
Men's Team Pursuit
Geraint Thomas, CARDIFF

Royal Mail printed stamps to commemorate Team GB gold medals,
issued them within 24 hours of the win and painted a Post Box Gold in the medal winners home town.
Gold Postbox map/finder

The Medal Winners stamps were printed as miniature sheets of 6 stamps in sheets of 4 miniature sheets with different left hand borders
1 Team GB logo & Olympic rings, 2 "The XXX Olympiad", 3 Bar code, 4 GMW07 Issue date 4 August 2012/Printer location Edinburgh & logo.
London Olympic Games 2012 Miniature Sheets Men's Team Pursuit ~ Gold Medal

London Olympic's 2012 Miniature Sheet
Men's Team Pursuit ~ Gold Medal Friday 3rd August 2012
Geraint Thomas, CARDIFF

Golden Postbox opposite Cardiff Castle Clock Tower

A Post Box in each Gold Medal winners home city is painted gold
Golden Postbox opposite Cardiff Castle Clock Tower

for more information see:-
BBC NEWS - Postbox painted Gold in Cardiff (Video)

Golden Postbox opposite Cardiff Castle Clock Tower

Golden Postbox opposite Cardiff Castle Clock Tower

First Day Cover ~ London Olympic Games 2012 Miniature Sheet Men's Team Pursuit ~ Gold Medal

London Olympic Games 2012 First Day Cover
Inkjet postmark with line drawing of Union Flag and text London 2012, Olympic Park,/London E20 4.8.2012

First Day Cover ~ London Olympic Games 2012 Miniature Sheet Men's Team Pursuit ~ Gold Medal

London Olympic Games 2012 First Day Cover
Insert

London Olympic Games 2012 First Class stamp Men's Team Pursuit ~ Gold Medal

First class Olympic stamp

Photographs taken by a member of Cardiff Philatelic Society.


Back to top