Welcome to the London 2012 Olympic Games

Issued to coincide with the spectacular opening of the London 2012 Olympic Games on 27 July.
The sheet of four stamps features a quartet of Olympic sports: Diving, Fencing, Athletics and Cycling Ďmergedí with four iconic London landmarks: Tate Modern, Tower Bridge, the Olympic Stadium and the London Eye.


2012 (July 27 2012)
Commemorative

Designed by hat-trick design
Size 60mm (h) x 30mm (v)
Printed by Cartor Security Print
Print Process Lithography
Perforations 14.5 x 14.5
Phosphor All Over
Gum PVA

Stamps

Welcome to the London 2012 Olympic Games £1.28 Stamp (2012) Diving - Tate Modern
Diving - Tate Modern
£1.28
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The sport of diving is shown here mirroring the chimney of the former Art Deco power station that now houses Tate Modernís collection on Londonís South Bank.


Welcome to the London 2012 Olympic Games 1st Stamp (2012) Fencing - Tower Bridge
Fencing - Tower Bridge
1st
Image preview by Royal Mail

A fencerís lunge is mirrored by the walkway of Tower Bridge.


Welcome to the London 2012 Olympic Games 1st Stamp (2012) Athletics - Olympic Stadium
Athletics - Olympic Stadium
1st
Image preview by Royal Mail

Runners take the curve of the track as it merges into the new purpose-built Olympic Stadium in Stratford.


Welcome to the London 2012 Olympic Games £1.28 Stamp (2012) Cycling - London Eye
Cycling - London Eye
£1.28
Image preview by Royal Mail

Londonís iconic Ferris wheel becomes the front wheel of an Olympic racing bike in the final stamp of the miniature sheet.


Presentation Pack

Presentation Pack Cover

First Day Cover

First Day Cover Insert

Miniature Sheet

Image preview by Royal Mail
Size 192mm (h) x 74mm (v)

Prestige Stamp Book

Prestige Stamp Book Cover

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