Bernard Hinault Signed 1979 Tour de France Postal Cover

$19.95

This wonderful postal cover from 1979 has been signed by Bernard Hinault & features two wonderfully detailed cancellations.  This is a nice clear early Hinault signature.

Frenchman Bernard Hinault, aka “The Badger”, is one of only four riders to win the Tour de France five times.

In addition, he is one of only six cyclists to have won all three Grand Tours, and one of two cyclists to have won each more than once (the other being Alberto Contador). He won the Tour de France in 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982 and 1985. He came second in 1984 and 1986 and won 28 stages, of which 13 were individual time trials.  He remains the last French winner of the Tour de France.

Size: 16.5 x 9 cm ( 6 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches)

This would look great framed or be a nice addition to your collection.

This is one of a kind item, please look carefully at the photos to determine condition.

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In this modern age of e-mail and texting, it is wonderful to see the beauty of good old fashion mail. The details of engraved stamps, special cancellations and postal covers created just to show off and celebrate a special occasion.

This is a one of a kind item, please look carefully at the photos to determine condition.

Additional information

Weight1 lbs