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The Birth of Formula One - Part Two - £1.25 Sheet

The Birth of Formula One - Part Two - £1.25 Sheet

£12.50

A sheet of 10x £1.25 stamps from our issue "The Birth of Formula One - 75 Years: The British World Champions - Part Two".

This stamp sheet depicts British Formula One World Champion Nigel Mansell. Characterised by his dogged determination, commitment and speed, Mansell became one of Britain’s greatest sporting heroes of the 1980s and 1990s. Driving for Williams in 1986, he won eleven races but lost out on the title when a tyre exploded in the final race in Australia. After moving to Ferrari he then moved back to Williams and won nine out of 16 races to take the 1992 title.

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 £1.25

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 Two is made up of five stamps, a miniature sheet and a souvenir sheetlet showcasing five British world champions. The five stamps feature Graham Hill, John Surtees, James Hunt, Nigel Mansell and Lewis Hamilton. The miniature sheet features Jim Clark.

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 Two is made up of five stamps, a miniature sheet and a souvenir sheetlet showcasing five British world champions. The five stamps feature Graham Hill, John Surtees, James Hunt, Nigel Mansell and Lewis Hamilton. The miniature sheet features Jim Clark.


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