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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

DOMINICANA - 1956 Issue For Melbourne Olympic



Dominican Republic Issues:Between 1957 and 1960 The Dominican Republic issued 40 Olympic stamps with 32 commemorating the Melbourne Games. There were also several surcharge overprints and Miniature Sheets
1958 Olympic Games (4th issue) More winning athlet. (Long Rectangle)The fourth issue commemorated Gold Medal Winners at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics and was issued on the 30/10/1958.
1 centavo (postage)-Gillian-Sheen-Union Jack-Fencing
2 centavos-
Milton Campbell-US flag-Decathlon
3 centavos-Shozo Sasahara-Japanese flag-Featherweight wrestling
5 centavos-Madeleine Berthod-Swiss flag-Skiing
7 centavos-Murray Rose-Australian flag-400 & 1500m freestyle
11 centavos (airmail)-
C Jenkins & T Courtney-US flag-400, 800 & 1600m relay
16 centavos-
Indian Hockey Team-Indian flag-Hockey Sixth Gold in a row
17 centavos-Swedish sail dinghies-Swedish flag-Sailing

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