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30th Anniversary of Hizzy’s 120mph Lap Collection

This year’s Isle of Man Classic TT will celebrate the life and career of Steve Hislop, one of the greatest British motorcycle racers of all time. Entitled ‘Back to the Future: The Hizzy Years’, this celebration will take place 30 years after Steve set the first ever 120mph lap around the TT Mountain Course, a speed that remains a benchmark for competitors three decades on.

We are honoured to mark this triumph with this remarkable stamp and coin collection, which features the two official coins issued by Isle of Man Treasury to mark the 30th anniversary of this event, along with an Isle of Man stamp featuring the TT hero, all presented inside a bespoke gift pack.


£25.00 inc. VAT


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  • Inspired by watching the 1983 TT Steve Hislop, a 21-year-old from the Border town of Hawick decided to focus his life on mountain course racing. He entered that years Manx Grand Prix, gaining second place in the Junior Newcomers event and was the first rider to push the lap record beyond 120mph on a Honda in 1989. The TT favourite notched his first of 11 wins in the 1987 Formula 2 race and gave Norton its first TT victory for 19 years in the breathtaking 1992 Senior.

    Steve Hislop died in July 2003 when he was 41.

    We are honoured to mark Steve Hislop's incredible achievements with this stamp and coin collection. Included is two brand new uncirculated £2 coins along with a stamp taken from our TT Winners collection. The text featured within has been written by respected TT author and island resident Bill Snelling.

    This limited edition gift pack is limited to only 1,000 worldwide, each individually numbered.


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