McGuinness receives new stamp honour

John McGuinness has been honoured with the issue of a special set of stamps by the Isle of Man Post Office.
John McGuinness has been honoured with the issue of a special set of stamps by the Isle of Man Post Office.

Twenty time TT winner John McGuinness has been honoured with the issue of a special set of stamps by the Isle of Man Post Office to mark his landmark achievement.

The new collection marks the Morecambe Missile’s incredible record since he took his first victory in 1999 and his 20th win last year.

John will once again be the man to beat around the TT Mountain circuit in 2014.

 Also commemorating his tremendous record is a brand new, legal tender Isle of Man 50p coin, minted by Pobjoy Mint, which is available in a wallet or special gift pack.

 For the true fan, however, the limited edition collection is a must.

It features not only the coin and the stamp sheet, but also a special commemorative cover, individually numbered and personally signed by McGuinness.

There is also the full story of his first 20 wins, and loads of astounding photographs.

Speaking while in the Isle of Man for the media launch of the 2014 TT this week, John said: ‘I am thrilled to bits. You know you have made it when the Isle of Man Post Office issues stamps in your honour!’

 Maxine Cannon, General Manager, Isle of Man Stamps & Coins, said: ‘John McGuinness is a true legend at the TT and is fully deserving of recognition.

“We hope his many fans will agree the sheet, stamp and limited edition collection are a real celebration of an amazing road racer.

 John McGuinness – The First 20 TT Wins stamp sheet , costing £10.11, can be purchased online at www.iomstamps.com, where you can also pre-order the limited edition collection, costing £35 (limited edition of 1000), and 50p coin, costing £3.95 in a gift pack.

 Special Offer

Pre-order the limited edition collection before the 10th May and pay just £30.00