1960 Olympics Issue

Issued to commemorate the 1960 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVII Olympiad which were held from August 25 to September 11, 1960, in Rome, Italy.

Regular stamps: 390-92

Air mail stamp: C126

Souvenir sheet: C127


Issue date September 6, 1960
Printing method Lithographed
Printer E. A. Wright Bank Note Company
Paper Unwatermarked
Perforation 11½
Sheet size 5x5
Subjects 5c - weight lifter; 10c - rowing; 15c - walking; 25c - javelin throwing; 50c - running and Olympic Stadium in Rome

Specimens, Proofs and Essays

Further reading

Wikipedia entry for 1960_Summer_Olympics

See also

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