Norvic Philatelics - GB New Stamps and Special Postmarks

Welcome to the London 2012 Paralympic Games - 29 August 2012

The London 2012 Games commences on 27 July and concludes on 12 August.  The Paralympic Games commences on 29 August and concludes on 9 September.

Royal Mail welcomes the Paralympians of the world to London with a stamp issue dedicated to the London 2012 Paralympic Games.  The stamps on this Miniature Sheet will show Paralympic athletes and London Landmarks

Welcome to the London 2012 Paralympic Games miniature sheet.
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The sheet contains two x 1st class and 2 x £1.28 multicoloured stamps:
1st class: Wheelchair basketball & Parliament and Big Ben; Athletics and the Olympic Stadium.
£1.28 Cycling and the London Eye; Weightlifting, the Millennium Bridge and St Paul's Cathedral.

See the Olympic Games page for details of the 1948 Heritage and Facsimile stamp packs.


Technical details:
The miniature sheet is deisgned by Pearce Marchbank,  and is printed in litho by "Walsall/Cartor" Security Printing*.   The sheet measures 192 x 74.5 mm, with stamps 60 x 30mm. 

* This is as described by Royal Mail; nearer the date of issue we may know whether the sheet is printed by Cartor or by parent company Walsall.

This webpage is © 2012 Norvic Philatelics, the stamps and stamp products are © 2012 Royal Mail Ltd (reproduced with permission).
The official Emblems of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Ltd are © 2007 The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited. All rights reserved.

Product range - we will not be stocking these products

Mint Stamps        Presentation Pack     First Day Cover     Set of 5 Stamp Cards  

Special Postmarks

Special postmarks available for the day of issue will be shown here (not to scale), more may be added later.

Official first day postmark illustrated with wheelchair archer.
Official London first day postmark with Paralympic slogans.
Official non-pictorial London first day postmark.
Welcome to the Paralympic Games postmark.
Manchester City of Sport postmark.
Ref FD1238 Official Tallents House, Edinburgh postmark
Ref FD1239 Official London E20 First Day Postmark "Equality, Determination, Inspiration, Courage"
Ref FD1239 Official London E20 First Day Non-pictorial Postmark Ref L12637 Welcome to the Paralympic Games, London 2012 Stratford E20
Ref N12643 City of Sport, Manchester and District PTA, Manchester (This postmark also listed in the Postmark Bulletin as N12688)
Postmark showing the Olympic Stadium, London 2012.
Postmark showing London landmarks.
Postmark showing wheelchair tennis player.
Postmark showing wheelchair athletes.
Postmark showing wheelchair basketball icon.
Ref L12674 Welcome to London, Stratford E20
Ref L12675 Welcome to London
Ref L12676 Welcome to the London 2012 Paralympic Games, London
Ref L12678 Pride of Britain, Stratford, London
Ref M12683 Welcome The UK Celebrates Sport, London Road, Birmingham
Postmark showing Olympic Stadium.

Ref L12203 Royal Mail E20
In use 27 July 2011 - 26 July 2013
Postmark showing Olympex 2012 logo. <<<<

Ref L12640 London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Olympex 2012 British Library - London NW1 (In use 24 July - 9 September 2012)

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This page updated 21 August 2012.

2012 stamp issues
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5 Olympic & Paralympic Definitives
10 Roald Dahl (author)
20 Year of the Dragon Smilers
2 House of Windsor & Saxe-Coburg
6 Diamond Jubilee MS & definitive
23 Britons of Distinction
24 Pictorial Faststamps - Sheep
8 Classic Locomotives of Scotland MS
20 World of Comics
10 A-Z of the United Kingdom part 2, M-Z
10 RMS Titanic Commemorative Sheet
24 Pictorial Faststamps - Pigs
25 Machin & Country Defins
25 Diamond Jubilee Defins 2
1 James Bond Commem sheet
15 Design Classics, Great British Fashion
24 Union Flag Pictorial Faststamp
31 HM The Queen Diamond Jubilee
18 Exhibition Generic Sheet
19 Charles Dickens
27 Olympic Games Generic Smiler
27 Scotland 1st & 2nd reprint
27 Welcome to the London 2012 Olympic Games
From 27 Olympic Gold Medals

29 Welcome to the London 2012 Paralympic Games
Paralympic Gold Medal stamps
27 Memories of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
27 Railways of Scotland booklet
28 Pictorial Faststamps - Cattle
Retail booklet 6 x 1st Definitives
The Last Goon Show Commemorative Sheet
 -- World of Dinosaurs ->2013
16 Space Science
8 Notts County FC Commemorative Sheet
11 Christmas


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