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Sunday, March 20, 2016

Monaco 2016
Legendary Cars - Auto Union Type C



COUNTRY: MONACO
ISSUE DATE: 1 March 2016
STAMP SIZE: 40.85 x 30 mm
CIRCULATION: 50 000
STAMP DESIGN: Fabrice Monaci




The Auto Union Type C was one of the "silver arrows", the cars of the two German teams Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union that dominated Grand Prix racing from 1934 and 1939. It won nine races in 1936, and eight in 1937. It was also the car that took Germany's Bernd Rosemeyer to the European Drivers' Championship title in 1936.




Stamp images and description thanks to:
OETP - Office des Émissions de Timbres-Poste

OETP - Monaco Post