Bicycles on Stamps – Great Britain -1978

Bicycles on Stamps – Great Britain -1978

1978 marked the Centenary of both the Cyclists Touring Club & and the British Cycling Federation. In 1878 the cyclists chose front wheels according to the length of their legs. By 1884 the low-built safety bicycle was attracting Women to cycling as a pastime. The 1920’s bicycles were mass produced and built for the comfort-gear case and rubber pneumatic tyres were common now. The design remained virtually unchanged or 75 years until First Moulton appeared in 1962.

Royal Mail issued a set of four stamps on Centenary of First Cycling Organisations.

9p – “Penny Farthing” & 1884 safety bicycle.

10.5p – 1920 Touring Bicycles.

11p – Modern small-wheel bicycles

13p -1978 road racers.

A FDC with the stamps is listed. The cancellation has a cycle wheel.

FDC GB CYCLING
FDC GB 1978 – CYCLING THROUGH THE CENTENARY

 

Stamps on Italian Motor Industry – 1984

Stamps on Italian Motor Industry – 1984

Italy issued a set of four stamps on 10 Mar 1984 on Italian Motor Industry. All were 450 lira stamps . The transport featured on the stamps are

Galaxy Same Tractor – SAME (Societa Accomandita Motori Endotermici) is a leading tractor company of World founded in 1942 in Treviglio,Italy

Alfa Romeo 33 Car -Alfa Romeo Automobiles is a luxury car manufacturer which was founded on 24 Jun 1910 in Milan.

Maserati Biturbo Car – Maserati is a luxury vehicle manufacturer established on 01 Dec 1914 in Bologna.

Iveco 190.38 Special Lorry – IVECO ( Industrial Vehicles Corporation) is an Italian Industrial Vehicle manufacturing company based in Turin since 1975.

A Beautiful FDC with a block of four stamps with 2 Vignettes is listed

FDC ITALY CARS
FDC ITALY 1984 – ITALIAN VEHICLES FROM SAME,ALFA ROMEO,MASERATI AND IVECO

 

 

100th Anniversary of Motorcycle races in Poland -2003

100th Anniversary of Motorcycle races in Poland -2003

Poland issued a set of three stamps on 20 Oct 2003 to Commemorate 100 years of Motor Cycle races in Poland.

POLAND MOTORCYCLES
STAMPS OF POLAND 2003 -100 YEARS OF MOTORCYCLE RACES

Stamps on Tricycles & Rickshaws – Thailand 1997.

Stamps on Tricycles & Rickshaws – Thailand 1997.

Thailand celebrated International Writing Week from 5-11 Oct 1997.The theme for a stamp design competition was Tricycles and Cycle Rickshaws. Four stamps were issued on this theme based on award winning designs. Cycle Rickshaws in various forms are popular and very common mode of transport in all South Asian Countries where busy market places and narrow streets do not permit other types of vehicles.

The tricycles featured on stamps are

3.00 Baht – Tricycle Rickshaw             3.00 Baht -Tricycle Rickshaw with a side car

9.00 Baht – Motorcycle rickshaw        9.00 Baht – Tuk Tuk

FDC THAILAND TRICYCLES
FDC THAILAND TRICYCLES, CYCLE RICKSHAWS AND TUK TUK -1997