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OLYMPIC GOLD

Celebrating Manx Gold! We are delighted to issue a Gold Medal Winners Sheet in celebration of the success of the Team GB cyclists (including Manx-born Peter Kennaugh) in the Men's Team Pursuit in the London 2012 Olympic Games. Limited to an edition of only 2012 - and incorporating our fabulous stamps designed by Sir Paul Smith - these A4 format individually numbered sheets are beautifully printed in full colour and metallic inks and are delivered in our exclusive wrapover card folder. Gold Medal Winners Sheet Mint QA76 CTO QA77 £10.00 Please note that we are obliged to limit this item to 5 per customer.

Peter’s Gold Post Box In celebration of Peter Kennaugh’s gold medal win the post box at Onchan Post Office, near to the family home, was transformed in time for his return to the Island to recognise his outstanding achievement. Pictured are father and son – both named Peter Kennaugh. We are all very proud of both Peters as PK senior is one of IOM Post Office’s longest-serving postmen and has represented GB internationally in cycling too. A Happy Return A huge crowd greeted Peter at the Isle of Man Airport. He joined in as the crowd sang an impromptu rendition of the Island’s national anthem and then gave an emotional speech in which he thanked everyone for the reception. He said: ‘This means everything to me, to have so many people welcoming me home shows what a close knit community we have in the Isle of Man.’ He then held his gold medal aloft and said ‘this is for you guys’ - prompting another big cheer from the crowd that included fans of all ages.

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The Autumn 2012 magazine of Isle of Man Stamps & Coins features the Centenary of Captain Scott's Antarctic South Pole Expedition with a 'Ter...

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 'Ter...

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