Isle of Man Post Office is thrilled to announce the issue of a set of twelve ground-breaking stamps which celebrate innovation in Great British Motorcycles.
|WI31||Great British Motorcycles Set (Mint)||£6.24|
|WI81||Great British Motorcycles Set (CTO)||£6.24|
|WI68||Great British Motorcycles Sheet Set (Mint)||£27.36|
|WI69||Great British Motorcycles Sheet Set (CTO)||£24.96|
The Isle of Man TT course has been recognised as the sternest test for machine and rider in motorsport for more than one hundred years. Throughout this time the cream of British engineers and manufacturers have showcased their innovative work and proved its resilience. Our stamp issue, designed by David Bloomfield and EJC Design focuses on these engines in a truly unique and captivating way.
Each of the twelve First Class stamps feature a painting of a classic engine as created by Graham Crowley, a renowned painter and motorcycle enthusiast, or an image of the motorcycle in action, taken from Mortons Archive, one of the greatest collections of motorcycle images in the world. The bikes featured are, Zenith, Excelsior Manxman, Douglas Flat Twin, AJS 500 V4, Vincent V Twin Series C and Manx Norton Single. The riders featured are Eric Longden, Dennis Parkinson, Freddie Dixon, Walter Rusk, Alex Phillip and Harold Daniell.
Available in Mint and CTO
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