Isle of Man Stamps & Coins News 138
The Autumn 2012 magazine of Isle of Man Stamps & Coins features the Centenary of Captain Scott's Antarctic South Pole Expedition with a 'Terra Nova' cover image by Herbert Ponting and stamp issue text by Sir Ranulph Fiennes. A new London 2012 Olympic Games gold medal winners sheet is also featured, including an article about Manx Olympic cyclist Peter Kennaugh and his gold postbox - an honour he earned as part of the winning Team GB in the Men's Team Pursuit event in the velodrome. Other main subjects include the Centenary of the Royal Flying Corps (with incredible early aircraft illustrations) and the Christmas Scenes paintings of Manx artist Michael Starkey. Other subjects covered by special collectables are the Thames Pageant, Olympic Torch and Opening and Closing Ceremonies, the Titanic and Mark Cavendish. The new Year Collections for 2012 are also showcased and a full list of currently available stamps and IOM Treasury coins is also included or viewable at iomstamps.com.