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1968 Olympic Games: Souvenir Sheet

Mexico Scott C338a, 9p multicolor Olympic Volleyball & Equestrian souvenir sheet of two

Olympic Volleyball and Equestrian, 1968Souvenir sheet sold to raise funds for the Olympic GamesVoleibol y Equitación Olímpicos, 1968Hoja de recuerdo vendida a fin de recaudar fondos para los juegos Olímpicos

Acknowledgements and Further Reading/

Reconocimientos y Más Lecturas Sobre el Tema

Thanks to/Gracias a:

Juliet Vargas, for translations into Spanish

Kathryn Burke

John Johnson, Jr.

Rosanne Johnson

Greg Nelson

Terry Sheahan

Omar Rodriguez

This online exhibit is an expanded version of the “Mexico Via Airmail” section of the exhibition Mexican Treasures of the Smithsonian:

http://latino.si.edu/Mexican%20Treasures/.

Esta colección es una versión ampliada del “México Vía Correo Aérea”, sección de la exhibición “Tesoros Mexicanos” en el Smithsonian:

http://latino.si.edu/Mexican%20Treasures/.

For further reading/Otros Libros y Catálogos Sobre Este Tema:

Child, Jack. Miniature Messages: The Semiotics and Politics of Latin American Postage Stamps (Durham: Duke University Press, 2008).

Pulver, Dale. Introduction to the Stamps of Mexico (Sidney, Ohio: Linn’s Stamp News, 1992).

Riosa, Marino and Robert J. Wilcsek, “Mexico First Flight Covers, 1917-1939,” American Air Mail Catalogue, A Priced Catalogue and Reference Listing of the Airposts of the World, Sixth Edition, Volume One (Mineola, NY: American Air Mail Society, 1998).

Wyman, Lance. “Olympic Games 1968 Mexico City,” http://olympic-museum.de/design/lancewyman/wyman.htm, January 2009.