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The Birth of Formula One - Part One - £1.00 Sheet

The Birth of Formula One - Part One - £1.00 Sheet

£10.00

This stamp sheet depicts British Formula One World Champion Jackie Stewart. A triple World Champion, Stewart drove for the French Matra-Cosworth team to his first title in 1969 and then twice more, in 1971 and 1973, for the British Tyrrell team. Retiring at the age of 34, Stewart started his own Formula One team, became an ambassador for Formula One safety and raised the levels of professionalism in the sport. Stewart was knighted for services to motor
racing in 2001.

Date of issue 2021-09-01 00:00:00 +0100
Withdrawal date 2023-09-01 00:00:00 +0100
Size 45mm x 28mm
Process Four colour process lithography plus spot metallic litho silver and silver hot foil.
Denominations £1.00

Additional Information

Formula One is the highest class of international auto racing for single-seater formula racing cars sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Originally called Formula A, the first race to approved Formula One rules was a Grand Prix race held at Valentino Park, Turin, Italy, in 1946. In celebration of the Formula One World Championships, we have issued a total of 10 stamps, over a two-part series featuring ten of the top British Formula One champions.

Part One is made up of five stamps, a miniature sheet and a souvenir sheetlet showcasing five British world champions. The five stamps feature Mike Hawthorn, Jim Clark, Jackie Stewart, Damon Hill and Jenson Button. The miniature sheet features James Hunt.

Additional Information

Formula One is the highest class of international auto racing for single-seater formula racing cars sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Originally called Formula A, the first race to approved Formula One rules was a Grand Prix race held at Valentino Park, Turin, Italy, in 1946. In celebration of the Formula One World Championships, we have issued a total of 10 stamps, over a two-part series featuring ten of the top British Formula One champions.

Part One is made up of five stamps, a miniature sheet and a souvenir sheetlet showcasing five British world champions. The five stamps feature Mike Hawthorn, Jim Clark, Jackie Stewart, Damon Hill and Jenson Button. The miniature sheet features James Hunt.


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