OM 469 Sport, 100 years celebrated with the cancellation of the dedicated stamp – News

In the year of the centenary, the OM 469 Sport is celebrated with a special seal cancellation

June 13, 2022

“… yes by value, I think today I have an expert who deserves to be loved by value” L.Ariosto.

In the year of the centenary, the value of the very solid and virtuoso OM 469 SPORT will be revealed with a special cancellation of the seal, which will mark the memory of the imminent participation in the Mille Miglia 2022.

OM had already been honored with a seal cancellation for the Superba in 2017, as the first winner of the Mille Miglia in 1927.

Brescia: Mille Miglia i OM

B.rescia is the birthplace of the Mille Miglia, won in its first edition by the OM and in fact of this 1922 car. OM 469 Sport is daughter of a a discreet but bright and background brand, later inventor of the cars of a format of light trucks of indestructible advanced cabin, “Tigrotto”, “Leoncino” and many others, with which Italy was constructed during decades. These formidable work vehicles have been wisely incorporated into the genre by the best Japanese compact trucks Nissan, Mitsubishi and others, which have been popular in the world for years, including construction works, aerial platforms and urban transportation.

A special stamp

M.On Tuesday 14 June from 11:00 to 12:00, Poste Italiane will activate one temporary service with cancellation at the Mille Miglia Museum. In the center of the stamp is the image of the historic MAUTO car. Stamps with event-related themes, folders, publications and philatelic cards, postcards and bookbinders will complete the offer that collectors and fans can purchase.

At 11:30 there will be one ceremoniesin which Ermanno De Angelis and Nunzia Del Gaudio will take part for Adrenaline 24h, respectively driver and navigator of this precious car in the race that will start on Wednesday. Also taking part in the event will be Maria Bussolati, director of the Mille Miglia Museum, Carmen Priore, director of the Italian Post Office in Brescia 1 and Annamaria Gallo, a philatelic reference for the Northwest.

In the 60 days following thephilatelic cancellation will be available to fans ofpost office in Brescia Centro.

A good restoration

ELThe throbbing love for cars, particularly the one belonging to the MAUTO National Automobile Museum in Turin, has moved. Ermanno De Angelis on a journey to bring to light the wonderful four-wheeled specimens that are kept in museums.

He catering of the OM 469 SPORT, already completed to participate in the 2021 edition of the Mille Miglia, is discreet and meticulous and even in the functional parts it appears with attention to detail, so that each component corresponds to the original.

Details

LCar care also extends to accessories such as the three custom covers: interior cover for bad weather when used with the car parked, kit to protect the leather seats while driving, protection kit and cover for the original headlights.

Nothing by chance for this unique car from the name 469 which contains some technical features, 4 engine cylinders characterized by a diameter of 69 mm.

100 years of racing

LThe OM 469 SPORT has always been linked to the world of racing, as its first owner was one La Spezia racing mechanic. That is why, on June 15, the passage of the Viale Venezia footbridge and the 1453 km in three days of racing will once again make the hearts of many lucky spectators sound.

Alessandro Sammartini

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