Veteran and Vintage Cars of Australia on stamps – First Day Cover 1984
A set of Five stamps in a Vertical se-tenant strip of Five was issued by Australia on Veteran and Vintage Cars assembled in Australia. The stamps were issued on 14 Mar 1984. The cars built before Dec 1918 are Veteran Cars and those built between Dec 1918 and Dec 1930 are known as Vintage Cars.
The cars featured are
Thomson 1898- Veteran Car – The steam propelled Thomson buggy was a wholly Australian Car built by Herbert Thomson Engineering Works at Armadale, Victoria
Tarrant 1906- Veteran Car – Australian designed and built, Tarrant runabout was produced by Colonel Harley Tarrant at the Tarrant Motor and Engg Co Melbourne.
Australian Six 1919 – Vintage Car -Originally built by F H Gordon and Co, later produced by Australian Motors Ltd Ashfield, NSW.
Summit 1923 – Vintage Car -The four-cylinder Summit tourer was assembled by Summit motors of Sydney.
Chic 1924 -Vintage Car-Designed for Australian conditions assembled by “Chic” Cars limited of Adelaide.
Stamps on Nigel Mansell – Formula 1 World Champion 1992.
Isle of Man issued two stamps on Nigel Mansell who was Formula 1 World Champion in 1992. The two stamps feature his British and French Grand Prix Victories.
Nigel Mansell (born 08 Aug 1953) is a British motor Car Racing driver. He was 1992 Formula 1 World Champion and 1993 CART Indy Car World Series Champion on his debut. This twin Champion record is unique and he is the only person to hold these two titles at same time. He is the second most successful British Formula 1 driver with 31 wins after the current World Champion Lewis Hamilton who has 79 titles till date. He drove in Car ‘Red 5″ which is the theme of the cancellation the cover. He was inducted in International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2005.
In 1992 he won a record Nine races and managed 14 Pole Positions. He won the British Grand Prix in 1992 to surpass Jackie Stewart ‘s record of 27 wins and become the most successful British Formula1 driver
20p – Nigel Mansell in Williams Renault at British Grand Prix 1992.
24p- Nigel Mansell in Williams Renault at French Grand Prix 1992
The Inaugural Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix was held in 2008. It was held in Marina Bay Street Circuit. Singapore issued stamps to mark the occasion. Fernando Alonso (Spain) of Team Renault won the race
The 2019 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix will be held from 20-22 Sep 2019.