Shera : 2010 XIX Commonwealth Games

A Souvenir Sheet consisting of 1 no. of commemorative postage stamps on the Mascot of the 19th Commonwealth Games 2010 :

2400 XIX Commonwealth Games [Miniature Sheet]

Issued by India

Issued on Oct 18, 2008

Issued for : India Post is proud to release a commemorative postage stamp on Mascot of Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010.

Credits :
Stamp
& FDC : Kamleshwar Singh
Cancellation : Alka Sharma

Type : Miniature Sheet, Mint Condition

Colour : Multicolour

Denomination : 500p (stamp), 1500p (Miniature Sheet)

Stamps Printed : 3.0 Million

Miniature sheet : 0.5 Million

Printing Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nasik

About : 

  • List of Mascots

    Year

    City

    Mascot

    1978

    Edmonton

    Keyano, a Swan Hills Grizzly Bear. Keyano is a Cree Indian word which means unity and brotherhood.

    1982

    Brisbane

    Matilda, the Kangaroo

    1986

    Edinburgh

    Mac, a black “Scottie” dog

    1990

    Auckland

    Goldie the Kiwi bird

    1994

    Victoria

    Klee Wyck, an Orca (Killer) Whale

    1998

    Kuala Lumpur

    Wira, teh Orang Utan

    2002

    Manchester

    Kit, a Cat

    2006

    Melbourne

    Karak, a south-eastern Red-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksil graptogyen)

    2010

    Delhi

    Shera, the friendly tiger. Tiger is the national animal of India. Shera is the elder brother of “Jigrr” the mascot for Commonwealth Youth Games held at Pune from 12 to 18 October 2008.

  • As “Jigrr” the mascot to Commonwealth Youth Games Pune, 2008, hands over the baton of the game to “Shera” his elder brother, the run up for Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 begin with flame of enthusiasm and joy. Shera welcomes you all to Delhi for Commonwealth Games 2010 with open arms and fabled Indian hospitality. We in India believe in Atithi Devo Bhava, our guest is like God. Let us meet in Delhi in the true spirit of the Commonwealth games.

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