2002 FIFA World Cup

Code: 869

The 2002 FIFA World Cup will take place in Japan and Korea. This is the 17th event of its kind, and the first held in Asia.

Football - the King of Sports always has unforeseen result on the football ground with smiles and cheerful winners whereas the loser has bitter tears. Which team will win the Cup? Who will be the star? We are looking forwards to the first whistle of the referee at the opening match and do hope that the 2002 FIFA World Cup will succeed and attract billions of global attentions with the spirit of fair play and authentic sport.

In order to greet this great sport event, the Department General of Posts & Telecommunications (DGPT) issues the stamp set "2002 FIFA World Cup". The stamp set consists of two se-tenant models with their denominations of 800d and 3,000d featuring a phase of drastic ball competing between two players on the football ground.

Date of issuance: Jul 24, 2001
Designer: Mr. Nguyen Du (COTEVINA)
Stamp size: 32 x 43 (mm)
Size of block of two: 64 x 43 (mm)
Perforation: 13
Sheet composition: 20 stamps
Printer: Postal Stamp Printing Enterprise (Ho Chi Minh City)
Printing process: offset
Color: multi-colored
Paper: paper (both gummed and ungummed)

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