A special stamp and pin have been released to commemorate the Principality of Monaco hosting the 127th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session, which is due to start here on Monday (December 8).
Both the stamp and the pin feature the logo created for the Session, which is of the Prince's Palace, the the official residence of Prince Albert, a long-time IOC member.
This is the 127th Session staged since the first one held in Paris in 1894 which created the IOC.
The first staged here was in 1927, while the second was in 1993 when Sydney surprisingly beat Beijing to be awarded the 2000 Olympics and Paralympics.
The stamp officially went on sale on Monday (December 1) and is available at the Principality's
Stamps Of!ice, the Stamp and Coin Museum, post of!ices and philatelic desks, in the shops of stamp traders and at the Post Museum and the Carré d'Encre in Paris.
The unique pin, however, is not for sale and is available only to members of the Olympic Family accredited for the two-day Session.
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