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England - Olympics 2012, Manderville | by 9teen87's Postcards
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England - Olympics 2012, Manderville

The back reads:

Official Product of London 2012. Thank you for purchasing this Official Product of London 2012. Your purchase supports the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

(with the Olympic Hologram Seal on the back)


postmarked in 2012 with three 'queen' stamps and one Olympics stamp from Great Britain


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Mandeville's name comes from the Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England which organised the Stoke Mandeville Games in 1948, a competition for injured soldiers; they are regarded as the inspiration for the Paralympics.


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Wenlock and Mandeville are the official mascots for the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics being held in London, United Kingdom.


The mascots were unveiled on 19 May 2010; this marks the second time (after Vancouver's Miga, Quatchi, Sumi and Mukmuk) that both Olympic and Paralympic mascots were unveiled at the same time. The mascots were created and designed by iris, a London-based creative agency.

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Taken on August 6, 2012