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Invention and Innovation Dr John C Taylor Prestige Booklet (Mint)

A stunning collectable exploring the amazing life and career of innovator and inventor Dr John C Taylor OBE, including two complete sets of Isle of Man Post Office’s celebratory stamp issue.

A self-adhesive pane of six stamps from the booklet will be available presently.


£15.16 inc. VAT


Product Code: VM71

Product Description
  • This essential 24-page booklet explores the life and career of inventor and entrepreneur Dr John C Taylor OBE.

    In his own words he details the inspiration behind Isle of Man Post Office’s six-stamp set showcasing some of the most significant aspects of his life. Horology, innovation, invention, architecture and philanthropy are among the topics covered, alongside wonderful photography including pictures from inside his stunning Isle of Man home.

    There is also an extended biography of Dr Taylor, and details of the Teapot Trust, a cause close to his heart – all funds received by Dr Taylor from sales of these stamps will be donated to the Teapot Trust.

    Inside the prestige booklet are two complete self-adhesive sets of the Invention and Innovation stamps.  They feature intricate designs utilising eye-catching photography, elements inspired architectural features from his home and the shape of his bimetal kettle switch, and are finished with varnish and metallic ink to add to the visual effect.

    A self-adhesive pane of six stamps from the booklet will be available presently.

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