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New issues on 11 March 2024

LEGENDARY RACE CARS - TYRRELL 003

Formula 1 single-seater designed by British engineer Derek Gardner, the Tyrrell 003 was entered by the Tyrrell Racing team in 1971 and 1972. Driven by Jackie Stewart, it began the 1971 season with two victories, the first at the Grand Prix of Spain and the second in Monaco. Stewart won six times during the season and obtained a second world champion title. Tyrrell wins the constructors' championship.

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 - FERRARI 312 T2

The Ferrari 312 T2 allowed Scuderia Ferrari to win the constructors' world championship in 1976 and 1977. This 1976 season will be remembered above all for the formidable clash between the Briton James Hunt and the Austrian Niki Lauda piloting the Ferrari 312 T2, as well as for the tragic accident which left the latter seriously burned.

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 - LOUIS CHIRON

Born in 1899 in Monaco, Louis Chiron was one of the great pre-war pilots. He raced for the most prestigious brands. Originally from Monaco, he won the Principality Grand Prix in 1931. From 1926 to 1932, he scored eighteen victories with Bugatti. He is the most successful driver of this period. The Monegasque will continue his Grand Prix career until the age of 56. His track record, which includes 14 Grands Prix, makes him one of the great figures in motorsport. He died in Monaco on June 22, 1979, aged almost 80.

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 2024 and offered to our subscribers and customers.