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Guernsey Postal Services 2006 Issue
Designs by Peter Furness

Andy Priaulx

Guernsey Postal Service will issue six new stamps that have postage values of 29p, 34p, 42p, 45p, 47p, and 68p named "Andy Priaulx" on the 20th of May 2006. The stamps are being issued to commemorate Andy Priaulx who won the World Touring Car Championship in Macau in 2005. Born in Guernsey in 1974, Andy Priaulx has been a racer all his life. He Competed in karting at age 6, Motocross in his teens, and even Powerboat racing. But his passion, was always race car driving. Still in his teens Andy won the British Speed Hill Climb Championship in 1995, the 1999 Renault Spider Cup, and a number of wins in the British and International Formula 3 racing in 2001. He signed up with BMW in 2003 and after securing the European Touring car Championship title in 2004. He went on to win the World Touring Car Championship in 2005.
Off the track Andy still found time to help his fellow citizens. He and his wife set up the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation to support families affected by premature births. He also became the only person to be awarded the "Guernsey Ambassador of the Year" award on two occasions. He won the award in 1999 and again in 2005 for representing his island home on the world stage. Andy Priaulx can be recognize as a true natural race driver. His efforts have made him a hero in Guernsey and a winner in world sport car racing.

"Andy Priaulx" stamps can be purchased as a set of 6, Souvenir Sheet, Sheets of 10, Presentation Pack, or FDC's. The size of each stamp is 28mm x 45mm with a sheet size of 95mm x 155mm and a perforation size of 13.75 per 2cm reference. The stamps will be printed by BDT International using the Offset Lithography Printing process with 110gsm unwatermarkde PVA adhesive paper.


Andy Priaulx Souvenir Sheet


Andy Priaulx FDC's



To order these stamps or to learn more go to http://www.guernseypost.com/ Use the Universal currency conversion tool at www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi to convert currency.

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