FDC – USA -Germany – Concord 1683

FDC – USA -Germany – Concord 1683

USA and Germany ( then West Germany ) issued stamps to mark the Tri Centenary of German Immigration to USA . It was in 1683 that the first significant group of Germans emigrated to Pennsylvania , USA. The settlement took place in Germantown , Pennsylvania.

The two stamps – USA -20c and German -80 Pfenning show the Ship Concord.  Concord Captained by William Jeffries started its Journey from Rotterdam on 06 Jul  1683 via London 24 Jul 1683 and finally reaching Philadelphia (Germantown ) on 06 Oct 1683.

The Cover with both the stamps and cancelled at Germantown , Philadelphia on day of issue – 29 Apr 1983.

FDC – USA – Winter Olympics

FDC – USA – Winter Olympics

The 2010 Winter Olympic Games or 21st Winter Olympics will be Held at Vancouver , British Columbia , Canada from 12 to 18 Feb 2010. Canada is hosting  Olympics for the Third time (1976 Summer Olympics at Montreal and 1988 Winter Olympics at  Calgary , Alberta. Athletes from 80 Plus Countries including INDIA are likely to Participate.

In the run upto Winter Olympics we shall try and list Stamps on Winter Olympics Events. Stamps on 2010 Winter Olympics have also been listed elsewhere.

Cross Country Skiing

A 20 cent  stamp and FDC was issued on 06 Jan 1984 on Cross Country Skiing  by USA to commemorate 1984 Winter Olympics held at Sarajevo (then Yugoslavia).   Cross Country Skiing was added to Winter Olympics at 1924 Winter Olympic Games  .

FDC – USA – Winter Olympics

FDC – USA – Winter Olympics

The 2010 Winter Olympic Games or 21st Winter Olympics will be Held at Vancouver , British Columbia , Canada from 12 to 18 Feb 2010. Canada is hosting  Olympics for the Third time (1976 Summer Olympics at Montreal and 1988 Winter Olympics at  Calgary , Alberta. Athletes from 80 Plus Countries including INDIA are likely to Participate.

In the run upto Winter Olympics we shall try and list Stamps on Winter Olympics Events. Stamps on 2010 Winter Olympics have also been listed elsewhere.

ICE HOCKEY

A 20 cent  stamp and FDC was issued on 06 Jan 1984 on Ice Hockey  by USA to commemorate 1984 Winter Olympics held at Sarajevo (then Yugoslavia).   Ice Hockey was added to Winter Olympics at 1920 Winter Olympic Games at Antwerp Belgium .

FDC – USA – Winter Olympics

FDC – USA – Winter Olympics

The 2010 Winter Olympic Games or 21st Winter Olympics will be Held at Vancouver , British Columbia , Canada from 12 to 18 Feb 2010. Canada is hosting  Olympics for the Third time (1976 Summer Olympics at Montreal and 1988 Winter Olympics at  Calgary , Alberta. Athletes from 80 Plus Countries including INDIA are likely to Participate.


In the run upto Winter Olympics we shall try and list Stamps on Winter Olympics Events. Stamps on 2010 Winter Olympics have also been listed elsewhere.

ICE DANCING

A 20 cent  stamp and FDC was issued on 06 Jan 1984 on Ice Dancing  by USA to commemorate 1984 Winter Olympics held at Sarajevo (then Yugoslavia).

FDC – USA – Winter Olympics

FDC – USA – Winter Olympics

The 2010 Winter Olympic Games or 21st Winter Olympics will be Held at Vancouver , British Columbia , Canada from 12 to 18 Feb 2010. Canada is hosting  Olympics for the Third time (1976 Summer Olympics at Montreal and 1988 Winter Olympics at  Calgary , Alberta. Athletes from 80 Plus Countries including INDIA are likely to Participate.

The following 15 Events will be held

ICE Sports (8 Events) -Bobsled , Luge , Skeleton, Ice Hockey , Figure Skating , Speed Skating ,Short Track Speed Skating and Curling.

ALPINE SKIING and SNOWBOARDING Events (03) -Alpine , Freestyle and Snowboarding

NORDIC Events (04 ) – Biathlon , Cross Country Skiing , Skii Jumping and Nordic Combined.

In the run upto Winter Olympics we shall try and list Stamps on Winter Olympics Events. Stamps on 2010 Winter Olympics have also been listed elsewhere.

ALPINE SKIING

A 20 cent  stamp and FDC was issued on 06 Jan 1984 on Alpine Skiing by USA to commemorate 1984 Winter Olympics held at Sarajevo (then Yugoslavia). This event was First  introduced in 1948 Winter Olympics held at Moritz , Switzerland.