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Friday, April 7, 2017

San Marino 2017 - 30th Anniversary of the Birth of Marco Simoncelli



COUNTRY: SAN MARINO
ISSUE DATE: 7 March 2017
STAMP SIZE:30 x 40 mm
CIRCULATION: 30 000 sets
STAMP DESIGN: Stefania Borasca




Marco Simoncelli would have turned 30 on the 20th January 2017. Fate precluded him this milestone in his life on the 23rd October 2011 in Sepang, Malesia. After five years his memory lives on in the hearts and minds of many fans. San Marino, State near to his town Coriano and to the Romagna motorvalley, dedicated to Marco a philatelic set made up of a value of €2.00 with his nice portrait, while the strip on the left of the sheet shows the rider doing a wheelie on his motobike in Brno and his racing number “58”.


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Stamp images and description thanks to San Marino Post

San Marino Post