8 October 2009 Sir Matt Busby on Royal Mail first day cover
In an issue reminiscent of the 'General Anniversaries' sets of the 1960s/70s Royal Mail commemorates some notable personalities of our past in this set from the worlds of sport, politics, science and the arts.
Sir Matt Busby - Born in North Lanarkshire in 1909 Busby initially found football fame playing for Manchester City and Liverpool before war service ended his playing career. He is better known for managing Manchester United from 1945 to 1969 guiding the team from the tragedy of the Munich Air Disaster of 1958 to European Cup triumph in 1968.
Single stamp on Royal Mail first day cover with postmark -Sir Matt Busby 1909-1994 Manchester.