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World Cup Football Championship France_98 - Code: 779

Football is the most popular and favourite sport on the planet. In accordance with FIFA_s regulations, World Cup Football Championship is organized every 4 years. In 1998, the championship will take place in France. Millions of people worldwide are expecting to this great sport event. After the "fierce competition" in the qualified round, 32 best national teams have gone through and enter the Final Round. No one dare confirm who will win, but excited matches with phases of drastic ball competing will certainly draw attention of millions of people on the planet.

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In order to mark this great sport event, Department General of Posts _ Telecommunications (DGPT) issues the stampset "World Cup Football Championship - France_98" consisting of 3 values:

- The 1st: Competing ball by skillful technique - face value: 400 d

- The 2nd: Competing ball by speed - face value: 5,000 d

- The 3rd: Competing ball by head - face value: 7,000 d

Date of issue

Designer

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FDC

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Colour

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10.06.1998

Mrs. Nguyen Thi Sam (COTEVINA)

37 x 37 (mm)

20 stamps

13

1 cover

170 x 110 (mm)

Postal Stamp Printing Enterprise (in Ho Chi Minh City) 

offset

multi-coloured

standard paper ( with _ without gummed ).

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