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New issues on 7 March 2023

LEGENDARY RACE CARS - BRABHAM BT26

Brabham Racing Organisation, the team founded in 1960 by Australian driver Jack Brabham and engineer Ron Tauranac, developed the Brabham BT26 in 1968. It was the first single-seater to have aerofoils. Initially movable, they were later banned and replaced with fixed aerofoils in 1969.

Design: Fabrice MONACI
Printing process: Offset
Size of the stamp: 40,85 x 30 mm horizontal
Quantity of issue: 40 000 stamps
Sheet of 10 stamps with illuminations

LEGENDARY RACE CARS - BRAWN GP 001

As Sporting Director for Honda in 2008, Ross Brawn seized the opportunity to purchase the Japanese team in order to create his own, Brawn GP, in 2009. Equipped with a Mercedes engine and a double diffuser, the single-seater GP 001 completely dominated the 2009 season. In its first and only season, the car won the constructor’s title and helped Jenson Button become world champion. The team was bought out by Mercedes in 2010.

Design: Fabrice MONACI
Printing process: Offset
Size of the stamp: 40,85 x 30 mm horizontal
Quantity of issue: 40 000 stamps
Sheet of 10 stamps with illuminations

LEGENDARY FORMULA 1 DRIVERS - JACK BRABHAM

Born on 2 April 1926 near Sydney in Australia, John Arthur Brabham, known as Jack Brabham, is part of F1 legend. A three-time world champion (1959, 1960 and 1966), a brilliant car maker and a fantastic mechanic, he is the only driver to have been crowned world champion at the wheel of a vehicle he designed himself, the Brabham BT 19. He was also the first driver to be knighted by the British Queen for services to motor racing. He scored his first victory in 1959 on the Monaco circuit.

Design: Michel VERRANDO
Printing process: Heliogravure
Size of the pair: 83 x 31 mm horizontal
Quantity of issue: 40 000 pairs
Sheet of 4 pairs of stamps with illuminations

These issues will be on sale at the “Office des Timbres”, the “Musée des Timbres et des Monnaies”, the post offices and philatelic counters of the Principality, the Monaco stamp-dealers as well as the “Carré d’Encre” in Paris, France. They will be included, with other values, in the 1st Part of the philatelic programme 2023 and offered to our subscribers and customers.