Invention and Innovation Presentation Pack

Invention and Innovation Presentation Pack
 Invention and Innovation Presentation PackInvention and Innovation Presentation Pack 
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Code:  VM41
Brand:  I.O.M. Post Office

Shipping Weight:  39g

Key Features

  • A stunning set of 6 stamps celebrating the innovative genius of Dr John C Taylor
  • Celebration of the life and career of innovator Dr John C Taylor OBE
  • Inventor of the Otter G switch and the bimetal kettle switch
  • Each stamp includes an element of varnish finish and a metallic ink
  • All funds received by Dr Taylor from sales of these stamps will be donated to the Teapot Trust charity
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This complete colour eight-page folder details the inspiration behind each stamp from the Isle of Man Post Office collection commemorating the life and profession of creator and innovator Dr John C Taylor OBE.

Text composed by Dr Taylor explores his love of horology, the innovations that shaped his profession, his stunning home and his philanthropy, which are all showcased on the six stamps. The words are accompanied by wonderful photography, including pictures from inside his Isle of Man house.

The presentation pack likewise includes a mint condition set of the stamps, which include complex styles using eye-catching photography, elements influenced architectural functions from his house and the shape of his bimetal kettle switch. They are finished with varnish and metal ink to contribute to the visual result.

All funds gotten by Dr Taylor from sales of these stamps will be donated to the Teapot Trust, the work of which is detailed in the presentation pack.

Country of Issue Isle of Man
Issue Date 13th September 2017
Design Isle of Man Advertising
Illustrations Dr John C Taylor OBE
Text Dr John C Taylor OBE
Stamp Size

40 x 40mm


4 plus metallic and varnish

Process Offset Lithography

12.5 per 2cm

Paper 110 gsm PVA gummed
Number of Stamps 6

50 Stamps per sheet

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