This stamp features a picture of the Peugeot Bébé. This car allowed Peugeot to establish itself in a new market in 1904
The Peugeot Bébé or Baby was built in Audincourt, France. The Type 69 was unique in that it used rack and pinion steering.
Données techniques :
|Type:||Modèle 69, appelé Bébé, 1904|
|Engine:||652 cc, single-cylinder|
|Bore x Stroke:||94 x 94 mm|
|Maximum speed:||41 km/h|
|Special features:||mechanical three-speed gearbox, cone clutch, hot-tube ignition, joint transmission|
Mark Heine is a Canadian artist who has worked on stamp designs for the Canadian, United States, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg post offices. In total, the artist has designed illustrations for 40 stamp commissions.
Born in 1961, into a family of artists, Mark Heine was awarded the BC Lieutenant-Governor's Art Scholarship at age 18. Four years later, he graduated with honours from the Applied Arts Program at Capilano University.
The artist currently lives in beautiful Victoria on Vancouver Island, with his partner and their two daughters.
|Drawings:||Mark Heine (Canada)|
|Layout:||Dechmann Communication (L)|
|Printing:||High-resolution four-colour offset,
plate gilding with transparent film by Cartor Security Printing S.A., La Loupe (F)
|Format:||40 x 31.50 mm, 10 stamps per sheet|