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Friday, June 3, 2016

Italy 2016 - Targa Florio




COUNTRY: ITALY
ISSUE DATE: 7 May 2016
STAMP SIZE: 30 x 40 mm
 STAMP THEME: Targa Florio
 STAMP DESIGN: Fabio Abbati





The Targa Florio was an open road endurance automobile race held in the mountains of Sicily near Palermo. Founded in 1906, it was the oldest sports car racing event, part of the World Sportscar Championship between 1955 and 1973. While the first races consisted of a whole tour of the island, the track length in the race's last decades was limited to the 72 kilometres (45 mi) of the Circuito Piccolo delle Madonie, which was lapped 11 times.

Stamp depicts Alfa Romeo 33 TT3.








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Stamp images thanks to Poste Italiane


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