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Stamps with the theme Badminton
Badminton is a racquet sport, played most usually on an indoor court, in which players strike a strange object called a ‘shuttlecock’. The shuttlecock is made using a rounded cork base into which sixteen overlapping 70 millimeter feathers are embedded. The feathers form a conical shape. Shuttlecocks made using real feathers are fairly costly and can be quite quickly damaged. A less expensive alternative would be to use a shuttlecock made from synthetic material, though most experienced players seem to prefer the feathered variety. The origins of the game can be traced back to Britain and British Colonial India in the mid-eighteenth Century..Read More
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