Great British Motorcycles Set (Mint)

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Code:  WI31
Brand:  I.O.M. Post Office

Shipping Weight:  4g

Key Features

  • Twelve stamps which celebrate innovation in motorcycle engines
  • Available as a Set (Mint and CTO), Presentation Pack and a First Day Cover
  • Paintings by renowned artist Graham Crowley with archive imagery from Mortons Archive
  • Text by David Wright, author of several books on the Isle of Man TT races
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The Isle of Man TT course has actually been acknowledged as the sternest test for device and rider in motorsport for more than one hundred years. Throughout this time the cream of British engineers and makers have actually showcased their ingenious work and showed its strength. Our stamp problem concentrates on these ground-breaking engines with paintings by prominent artist Graham Crowley in mix with archive images from Mortons Archive, among the best collections of motorbike images worldwide.

Each of the twelve First Class stamps in this collection show a painting of a timeless engine as produced by Graham Crowley, a prominent painter and bike lover, or a picture of the motorbike in action, drawn from Mortons Archive, making this a really special stamp collection.

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.

Country of Issue Isle of Man
Issue Date 17th May 2018
Design David Bloomfield, EJC Design
Illustrations Graham Crowley & Mortons Archive
Text David Wright
Stamp Size 32 x 32mm
Colours 4
Process Offset Lithography
Perforations 14 per 2cms
Paper 110 gms PVA gummed
Number of Stamps 12
Format Sheets of 48

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