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Postage Stamps Featuring Tennis


A number of countries have issued postage stamps featuring tennis players or commemorating tennis events. There are also a number of special commemorative 'first day' envelopes and special cancellations. Items are divided into British Stamps and Overseas Stamps. All are in very good condition unless otherwise stated.( TennisCollectables.com does NOT appear on the actual items).

As stock is continually changing please email Tennis Collectables with a list of the item(s) you are interested in and we will then get back to you with details of postage costs. All prices include postage within the UK; overseas customers will be charged additional postage. We can accept payment by PayPal, Sterling cheques and Postal Orders, and International Money Orders in sterling.


British Stamps
1977 Racket Sports Philart First Day Cover featuring the lawn tennis stamp. Cover commemorates centenary of Wimbledon and world table tennis championships. Franked First Day of Issue 12 Jan 1977 5.00 (approx $8.50)
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1977 Racket Sports First Day Cover produced by Philart featuring the 4 stamps representing racket sports - tennis, table tennis, squash and badminton. Cover features a design celebrating Wimbledon Centenary and World Table Tennis Championships. Franked First Day of Issue 12 Jan 1977 5.00 (approx $8.50)
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1977 Racket Sports First Day Cover produced by Cotswold Covers featuring the 4 stamps representing racket sports - tennis, table tennis, squash and badminton. Cover features a design of 3 rackets. Franked First Day of Issue 12 Jan 1977. 6.00 (approx $10.20)
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1977 Racket Sports Official British Post Office First Day Cover featuring the 4 stamps representing racket sports - tennis, table tennis, squash and badminton. Cover features a design of 4 rackets. Franked First Day of Issue 12 Jan 1977 6.00 (approx $10.20)
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1977 Racket Sports Presentation Pack containing the 4 mint stamps with brochure describing the 4 sports 6.00 (approx $10.20)

1978 Wimbledon 1978 Special envelope featuring picture of Centenary Champion Virginia Wade holding the singles trophy. Tennis stamp is cancelled Ladies Championships 7 Jul 1978. Issued by Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum 2.50 (approx $4.25)


1978 Wimbledon 1978 Special envelope featuring picture of Centenary Champion Bjorn Borg holding the singles trophy. Tennis stamp is cancelled Mens Championships 8 Jul 1978. Issued by Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum 2.50 (approx $4.25)


1978 UISPTT International Tennis Championships Special envelope featuring cross-rackets and tennis balls logo. Stamp is cancelled UISPTT International Tennis Championships Bournemouth 21 August 1978. Envelope lightly creased at edges 3.50 (approx $5.95)
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1978 BMW Challenge Special envelope featuring picture of female player throwing racket in air. Commemorates the BMW Challenge at Brighton in 1978. Tennis stamp is cancelled The Brighton Centre 17 Oct 1978 2.50 (approx $4.25)


1984 Wimbledon Ladies Centenary Year Special envelope for Ladies Centenary Year issued by Lawn Tennis Museum at the All England Club. Features drawings of the 1884 finalists Maud and Lilian Watson. Envelope sealed but unused and without a stamp 3.50 (approx $5.95)
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1988 Sport British Post Office First Day Cover featuring the 4 stamps representing tennis, football, gymnastics and skiing. Franked First Day of Issue 22 March 1988 6.00 (approx $10.20)

1988 Sport Set of 4 British Post Office picture cards featuring the 4 stamps representing tennis, football, gymnastics and skiing. Each franked First Day of Issue 22 March 1988 3.50 (approx $5.95)

1994 Summertime Royal Mail First Day Cover featuring the 25p Wimbledon tennis stamp. Franked First Day of Issue 2 Aug 1994 3.00 (approx $5.10)
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1994 Summertime Royal Mail Stamp Card featuring the Wimbledon stamp design on the front and on the reverse is the 25p stamp with First day of Issue cancellation 2 Aug 1994 3.00 (approx $5.10)

1996 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis cover issued by Post Office Counters with racket and tennis ball logo with 25p stamp cancelled 'Wimbledon Lawn Tennis, London SW19' on 1 July 1996 3.00 (approx $5.10)
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Overseas Stamps
25 stamps from around the world all featuring tennis. Includes stamps from Nicaragua, Cambodia, Poland, Liberia, Benin, Vietnam, Romania, Costa Rica and Hungary 20.00 (approx $34.00)
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BeLGIUM Justine Henin & Kim Clijsters 2 mint stamps issued by Belgium in 2003 featuring Justine Henin & Kim Clijsters 5.00 (approx $8.50) SOLD OUT

Germany Special envelope featuring drawing of player stretching for low forehand. Commemorates the International German Tennis Championships. Franked in Hamburg 15 May 1978 2.50 (approx $4.25)

Italy Special envelope featuring drawing of player serving. Commemorates the XXV International Tennis Championships of Italy. Franked in Rome on 22 May 1978 2.50 (approx $4.25)

Paraguay Mint mini sheet featuring large stamp of Boris Becker and Martina Navratilova holding Wimbledon trophies in 1986. Sheet measures approx 15.5 x 13.5 cms 10.00 (approx $17.00)
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Paraguay 7 mint stamps featuring Victor Pecci, Jimmy Connors, Gabriela Sabatini, Boris Becker, Claudia Kohde, Swedish Davis Cup Team and Steffi Graf 10.00 (approx $17.00)

Paraguay 10 different stamps featuring Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf, Victor Pecci x2, Jimmy Connors, Gabriela Sabatini, Boris Becker x2, Claudia Kohde, and Swedish Davis Cup Team. Stamps have postmark but otherwise in mint condition 12.50 (approx $21.25)

USA Special envelope with embossed racket stamp printed onto envelope and commemorating the centenary of tennis. Envelope 6.5 by 3.5 inches. Franked First Day of Issue on 31 Aug 1974 at Forest Hills 2.50 (approx $4.25)


USA Special envelope with embossed racket stamp printed onto envelope and commemorating the centenary of tennis. Envelope 9.5 by 4 inches. Franked First Day of Issue on 31 Aug 1974 at Forest Hills 2.50 (approx $4.25)