New French Tennis Stamp Booklet

Les Grandes Heure du Tennis (Great Moments in Tennis)
La Poste, the French Tennis Federation and AFCOS
(in French)

This presentation stamp booklet honors the world of tennis and its origins. Its heroes, their techniques, actions by the French Tennis Federation, referees, the evolution of equipment … are all explained. The eight previously unreleased stamps feature tennis champions who have won Grand Slam titles, such as at Roland Garros and Wimbledon, and Olympic gold medals:

Marguerite Broquedis
Max Decugis
Suzanne Lenglen
Les Mousqauetaires (Jean Borotra, Jacques Brugnon, Henri Cochet, René Lacoste)
Françoise Dürr
Yannick Noah
Mary Pierce
Amélie Mauresmo

Printing: offset
Stamp face value: 0.76 € (Up to 20g priority letter rate)
Booklet sale price: 10.90 €
Printing Quantity: 10,000

The first day ceremony in Paris on 23 May 2015 included a signing session with Françoise Dürr-BROWNING, Janine BOROTRA and Catherine PERICARD-COCHET from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm in the presence of Mr. GACHASSIN, President of the French Tennis Federation.

(French announcement)