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STAMPS HAIL IOC BIRTHDAY

The Turks and Caicos Islands pay tribute to the centennial of the International Olympic Committee with the issuance of 10 new stamps and two souvenir sheets. The stamps highlight different summer and winter athletic competition.

The designs of the stamps feature fencing, speed skating, diving, cycling, ice hockey, figure skating, football (soccer), bobsledding, super giant slalom and equestrian riding.One souvenir sheet shows a gymnastics event while the other sheet depicts skiing.

The stamps are available from the Inter-Governmental Philatelic Corp., 460 W. 34th St., New York, NY 10001, agents for the Turks and Caicos. Your local stamp dealer may have these for your purchase.

- Syd Kronish