1894 - Modern Games Founded
1896 - I Olympiad - Athens
1900 - II Olympiad - Paris
Vignettes of the 1900 Paris Expo
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
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
1952 - XV Olympiad - Helsinki
1956 - XVI Olympiad - Melbourne
XVI Olympiad - Stockholm
1960 - XVII Olympiad - Rome
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.
- 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.
- Noel Almeida of Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
Check out his excellent website at
It's a "catalog of stamps, blocks and sheets from around the world
FIFA World Cup Championships from 1930 to 1978."
Provided images and information for 1956
- Bob Stockel US collector of 1936 Olympic memorabilia
Provided images and information for 1936 Berlin pages
- Philippe Pavard of Paris, France, collector of Olympics host cities
stamps and Olympics cinderellas
A major partner in this project - contributor/advisor/critic - whose assistance can
be seen on almost every page.
- Anthony Wiegard of Victoria, Australia, collector of Olympic seals
1896 to 1960.
Provided images for 1960 Rome and Squaw Valley.
- Steven Greiczek of Milwaukee, WI, USA
Provided images for 1912, 1913, 1914, 1928, and 1964.
- Roman Babut, Polish Olympic maven from Warsaw
Provided images and information for many pages, including 1923, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1956, 1960,
1964, and 1968.
- Alvaro Trucchi, Olympic maven from Italy
Provided images and information for many pages, including 1900, 1904, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1948, 1956,
1960, 1964, 1968, 1972.
- Robert Wilcock
Provided images and information for 1908 and 1948
- Brian Sullman
Provided images and information for 1956.
- Peter Laimins
Provided images and information for 1952 and 1956.
- Nick Dandoulakis
Provided images and information for 1904, 1948, 1968.
- Ray Petersen, dealer/collector and boundless fount of wisdom and information
Provided images and information for many pages.
- Akihiko Kanda, Olympic collector from Tokyo, Japan
Provided images and extensive information, including translations for 1940, 1960, 1964, and 1972.
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
John Denune's ChristmasSeals.net
(He sells cinderellas at retail, has some
of the Olympic items at good prices - check it out.
Sports Philatelists International
LA 84 Foundation
A treasure-trove of documents about the Olympic Games,
including downloadable pdfs of the Official Reports for all the Games!
(She sells mainly matchbox labels, and has sold many of those on these pages,
especially the ones from Japan and China.)
**** MY SINCERE THANKS TO ALL OF THEM ****
If you have information or images that can improve this website,
please contact me at
1964 - XVIII Olympiad - Tokyo
1968 - XIX Olympiad - Mexico City
1972 - XX Olympiad - Munich
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
1968 - X Winter Games - Grenoble
1972 - XI Winter Games - Sapporo
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