A sample from my collection of 6,000+ different Olympic postmarks
housed in 29 different albums 1896 to present
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Olympic Torch Relay 1936-Olympia 20-06-1936
1936 was the first year the olympic torch run was instituted.
The olympic flame was lit in Olympia, Greece on July 20, 1936 and was carried from thence to Berlin, Germany where it arrived on July 27, 1936. This is a registered cover posted on the day the flame was lit with special cancel.