Friday, October 7, 2011

20111105 - Isle of Man


Release Date: November 5, 2011
Postal Authority: Isle of Man Post Office
Title: Top Gear     *(TV program from England)
Format: Serie of 6 stamps
Sheets of: 20 stamps
Designed by: Dave Macdonald
Paper: 110 gms
Printing Process: Offset Lithography in 4 colours
Printed by: Lowe-Martin


Stamp of our interest:

Facial: 37p (pence - 0,37 Manx Pound - IMP)
Dimensions (mm): 40 x 30,77
Perforation: 14
Lighthouse:

The image from the stamp was taken in the port of Dover (England). Just above the head of the "sailor" we can see the South Breakwater East Arm Head (ALL A0929) painted in green.

Are you interested about the car on the stamp? Follow this link to a video in Youtube to see how this story began and how it ends...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTVPPTV-bQM&feature=BFa&list=PLE3DCDDC2FB3FBDA6&lf=results_video



Thanks to Jaap for the help on this post.

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