Invention and Innovation Prestige Booklet CTO

Invention and Innovation Prestige Booklet CTO
 Invention and Innovation Prestige Booklet CTOInvention and Innovation Prestige Booklet CTO 
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Code:  VM72
Brand:  I.O.M. Post Office

Shipping Weight:  77g

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 important 24-page pamphlet looks at the life and career of developer and entrepreneur Dr John C Taylor OBE.

In his own words he details the motivation behind the six-stamps showcasing some of the most significant elements of his life. Horology, development, development, architecture and philanthropy are amongst the subjects covered, alongside wonderful photography including pictures from inside his stunning Isle of Man house.

There is also a prolonged biography of Dr Taylor, and details of the Teapot Trust, a cause near his heart-- all funds gotten by Dr Taylor from sales of these stamps will be contributed to the Teapot Trust.

Inside the brochure are 2 self-adhesive sets of the Invention and Innovation stamps. They feature complex designs utilising captivating photography, components motivated architectural functions from his home and the shape of his bimetal kettle switch, and are completed with varnish and metal ink to enhance to the visual effect.


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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