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Wimbledon’s Tennis Postmarks 1939-2013 Part 3.


In 1950 the GPO stationed its new third mobile office (MPO No.3) at the Ground and it attended The Championships each year until 1971, the last year a mobile office was stationed at tha Ground.


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Wimbledon’s Tennis Postmarks 1939-2013 Part 2.

1947 The Championships were suspended from 1940 to 1945 during WW II and postal services were not provided at the 1946 Championships. In 1947 a mobile post office was again stationed at he Ground, this time at the North Hall of the Centre Court. A circular date stamp reading ALLEENGLANDLTCWIMBLEDONSW19 (without spaces)  was used to cancel stamps on registered mail and on certificates of posting. 

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Wimbledon’s Tennis Postmarks 1939-2013 Part 1.


High on the list of wants sought by collectors of tennis postmarks are those used at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon. In 1947 the Post Office began providing a commemorative date stamp promoting the annual championships for use in its mobile temporary office stationed at the Club Ground.

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Beach tennis


Under the auspices of the ITF (International Tennis Federation), beach tennis is the third official variety of tennis, next to traditional and wheelchair tennis. It is currently rapidly-growing sport with a bold aim of ITF to become the leading beach sport. When we consider beach volleyball or beach soccer it seems not realistic so far.

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Tennis stars: Roger Federer


Starting a series of articles about tennis stars, you can't start with anyone else. The king of this sport considered the best player in the history of the discipline: a Swiss player, Roger Federer.

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