Some classic British cars – on stamps

Two sets of stamps were issued in 2013 in UK to celebrates some of the most iconic British cars of the 20th century.

One set of British Auto Legends is dedicated to the upscale cars from the 1960s and 70s.
It features a 1961 Jaguar E-Type, a 1962 MG MGB, a 1965 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow,
a 1963 Aston Martin DB5, a 1968 Morgan Plus 8, and a 1979 Lotus Esprit.

6 cars

The cars wee actually photographed by the expert car photographer James Mann, here are the amazing originals:


Photo from ITV.com

Another set features a Morris Minor Van, of Royal Mail; Austin FX4 London Taxi; Ford Anglia as Police vehicle, and a Land Rover Defender of the Coastguard.

More about this on the following sites:




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