Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Bicycle on stamps

The invention of the bicycle has had an enormous impact on society, both in terms of culture and of advancing modern industrial methods. Bicycles were introduced in the 19th century and now number about one billion worldwide, twice as many as auto-mobiles. Instead of the principal means of transportation, bicycle popular as for recreation, and have been adapted for such uses as children's toys, military and police applications, courier services, adult fitness, and bicycle racing. Theme of bicycle purposes has applied by New Zealand on the specific souvenir sheet stamp to commemorate the importance of children’s health.

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