POSTER STAMPS AND LABELS OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES

      INTRODUCTION

      STATISTICS

      UNSOLVED MYSTERIES

      SOLVED MYSTERIES!

       SUMMER GAMES
1894 - Modern Games Founded
1896 - I Olympiad - Athens
1900 - II Olympiad - Paris
1904 - III Olympiad - St. Louis
1906 - Intercalated Games - Athens
1908 - IV Olympiad - London
1912 - V Olympiad - Stockholm
1913 - Berlin prepares for 1916 games
1914 - 20th Anniversary of Rebirth of Games
1916 - VI Olympiad - Berlin
1920 - VII Olympiad - Antwerp
1924 - VIII Olympiad - Paris
      - Post Cards
1928 - IX Olympiad - Amsterdam
1932 - X Olympiad - Los Angeles
1936 - XI Olympiad - Berlin
1940 - XII Olympiad - Tokyo
      - XII Olympiad - Helsinki
      - New Zealand Centennial Games
1944 - XIII Olympiad - London
      - German POW Games
1948 - XIV Olympiad - London

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

My special thanks to these people, who have contributed images and/or information to these pages. I have tried to credit them on the pages, either with text under the images, or in the image title (hover your mouse over the image to see the title text), but in case I missed a few, I want to acknowledge them here.

Go to the INTRODUCTION page of this website and clik on "Acknowledgments" in the list of sections headed "DuBois Catalog text" to see the people Bob DuBois credited with assistance in compiling his catalog, on which this web site is based.

INDIVIDUALS

- Steve Payne of Fleckney, UK

Provided images and information for multiple pages through 1956

- Peter CA de Jong of the Netherlands

Provided images and information for 1928 and 1936 pages.

Check out his excellent website at https://sites.google.com/site/testptrca/. It's a "catalog of stamps, blocks and sheets from around the world highlighting the FIFA World Cup Championships from 1930 to 1978."

- Noel Almeida of Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

Provided images and information for 1956 Melbourne page

- Bob Stockel

Provided images and information for 1936 Berlin pages

- Philippe Pavard of Paris, France, collector of Olympics host cities stamps and Olympics cinderellas to 1960.

Provided images and information for many pages.
- Anthony Wiegard of Victoria, Australia, collector of Olympic seals 1896 to 1960.
Provided images for 1960 Rome and Squaw Valley.
- Steven Greiczek
Provided images for 1912, 1913, 1914, and 1928.
AND MOST OF ALL:

- Robert J. DuBois (1920-2013), original author of this catalog

Bob died on August 22, 2013. RIP.

DEALERS, AUCTION HOUSES, WEB SITES, etc.

David Feldman Auctions

Heiko Volk Auctions

eBay

Worthpoint

delcampe.net

John Denune's ChristmasSeals.net
(He sells cinderellas at retail, has some of the Olympic items at good prices - check it out.

MY SINCERE THANKS TO ALL OF THEM.


If you have information or images that can improve this website, please contact me at

      STILL MISSING

      ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

      UPDATE HISTORY

       SUMMER GAMES
1952 - XV Olympiad - Helsinki
1956 - XVI Olympiad - Melbourne
      - XVI Olympiad - Stockholm
1960 - XVII Olympiad - Rome
1964 - XVIII Olympiad - Tokyo

       WINTER GAMES
1924 - I Winter Games - Chamonix
1928 - II Winter Games - St Moritz
1932 - III Winter Games - Lake Placid
1936 - IV Winter Games - Garmisch-Partenkirchen
1940 - V Winter Games - Sapporo
      - V Winter Games - St Moritz
      - V Winter Games - Garmisch-Partenkirchen
1944 - V Winter Games - Cortina d'Ampezzo
1948 - V Winter Games - St Moritz
1952 - VI Winter Games - Oslo
1956 - VII Winter Games - Cortina d'Ampezzo
1960 - VIII Winter Games - Squaw Valley
1964 - IX Winter Games - Innsbruck

       OTHER TOPICS
      - U.S. OLYMPIC SHIELD DECALS
      - Workers' Olympics


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I am indebted to Robert J DuBois for allowing me to use images and information from his Catalog of Olympic Labels on these web pages.

All text and images are the property of the author. Any errors are his.
REWARD! If you have better or additional information about anything shown or discussed here, please email the author.
Email address at bottom of page. Full credit gladly given - your name, ebay ID, web site...

Click here to access my web page about the 1936-1951 Poster Stamp Bulletin of the National Poster Stamp Society.

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Revised -- 01/19/2017