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World Fencing Championship

French post issued a set of stamps of World Fencing Championship.

Sports emblematic of the era of chivalry, fencing has become, in recent centuries, a combat sport subtle, precise, elegant, and an artistic practice and play. The three weapons of fencing (epee, foil and saber) and a fencer disabled sports are represented here on two stamps. The vignette, meanwhile, illustrates the canopy of the Grand Palace which hosts the championship.

Title: World Fencing Championship
Date of Issue: 23 October 2010
Country: France
Denominations: 0.58 €, 0.87 €

Source: www.timbres.laposte.fr

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