Postcard mailed from the Olympic Village on 23 July 2021, opening day of the Olympic Games. This Fall 2021 issue of JSP marks the beginning of our 60th year providing sport and Olympic philatelic news! The big event is of course the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games finally taking place after a 1-year delay due […]
David Maiden: Unauthorized Australian Olympic Stamps – Sydney 2000 This video was pre-recorded in July 2021 for presentation at the SPI meeting on August 13, 2021 during the American Philatelic Society’s Great American Stamp Show (GASS) in Rosemont (Chicago), Illinois.
SPI created a special cacheted cover for the First Day of the Backyard Games stamps which were issued on August 12 during the 2021 Great American Stamp Show (GASS) at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, near Chicago. The Backyard Games set of eight stamps honored the sports we all remember from childhood: […]
AICO, the International Association of Olympic Collectors, invites the Olympic collecting public to attend the official opening of AIWOS 2021 on Sunday, 5 September 2021. This is the inaugural international virtual exhibition of Olympic collections. Over 150 collections composed of philately, torches, pins, postcards, medals, and other Olympic memorabilia will be on display. All exhibits […]