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IOMPO Olympic Opening/Closing FDC's

Isle of Man Post Office is delighted to present two special commemorative covers which will mark both the opening and closing ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

All eyes will be on London for the Opening Ceremony this evening (Friday) which will provide an opportunity for people all around the world to view the artistic expression of the Artistic Director Danny Boyle. The Opening Ceremony entitled ‘Isles of Wonder’ is a celebration showcasing the best of the host nation. It also features a parade of all competing nations and the highly anticipated entrance of the Olympic Flame, which ignites the cauldron and signals the start of the Games. Meanwhile the closing ceremony ‘A Symphony of British Music’ on August 12 is also set to be spectacular and a magnificent finale to this sporting event  highlighting the cream of the world’s sportsmen and women.

Two special covers, one for the opening and one for the closing ceremonies, are both limited editions of 500 and feature the complete set of seven London 2012 Olympic Games stamps designed by world–renowned international fashion designer Sir Paul Smith. The covers also include a special silver-foiled postmark for each event and will be a lasting keepsake of this significant moment in UK history.

There are just 500 copies of each commemorative cover, both priced £15. The Opening Ceremony cover is  available to buy from today (July 27) and the Closing Ceremony cover from August 12. However it can be pre-ordered online now at www.iomstamps.com with free worldwide delivery. Don’t miss out on this limited opportunity to own these exclusive one-off commemorative covers.                                                                       

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