Hailwood remembered

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Isle of Man TT great the late Mike Hailwood is to be honoured with his own commemorative stamp and coin.

Hailwood, who died in 1981, will be remembered as part of the Isle of Man Postal Office’s TT 2007 All Time Great Centenary Stamp Collection.

The stamp will show a reproduction of his TT helmet with the Hailwood postage stamp. The coin, released on the same day, will be minted as an IOM Treasuary Official TT 100 curpo nickel Hailwood crown.

The web-site of the 14-time winner also be re-launched to coincide with the release of the stamp and coin on October 26. Quality bikes for sale: Click here.

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Product reviews: Click here. Mike’s wife, Pauline Hailwood, has been working on the new web-site to update pictures, audio and the biography.

She said: “I am extremely proud that the IOM is honouring Mike in this way. Mike was a true sportsman.”

To see the new site (from October 26) click here (external link)

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MCN Staff

By MCN Staff