Tennis Stamps Produced In One Day
Reporter Johan Lindahl writes, "So, Novak Djokovic and company are joining the likes of Roger Federer (Swiss stamp) as part of the national postal system. It took just one day after the final for the decision to get the all-clear in Belgrade. The commemorative stamp celebrates 'new sporting heroes,' with action shots of the four winning players: Djokovic, Janko Tipsarevic, Viktor Troicki and Nenad Zimonjic."
Although commemorative stamps themed around the Davis Cup are not rare, with others produced by Russia, Australia and others, the Serbian stamps are the first in the world to be produced in such a short space of time - less than 24 hours after completing the final according to Franz Groter who writes for Hellmail Postal News.
Shown above, Novak Djokovic stamp and cover issued for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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