Category: postcards, stamps, envelopes and postmarks
Vol. of production (copies):
Year of prod.: 1950–1952
Object number: 1526:005
Manuf. and place of prod.:
Method of prod.: printed
Measurements: lenght 16 cm; height 11.2 cm
Description: A light-coloured envelope. Printed in the left lower corner is a picture of an athlete carrying the Olympic torch in front of the Olympic Stadium, with the text: HELSINKI 1952. The envelope has four stamps: a brown one with runners; a blue one with the Olympic Stadium; a green one with two football players; and a red one with a gymnast. Two postmarks.
Other information: The stamps were designed by Tapio Wirkkala, Gustaf Adolf Jysky, Signe Hammarsten-Jansson and Aimo Ronkanen. They were valid until the end of 1962.