This stamps shows a Renault AX, a very popular model at the start of the 20th century
This car had a very simple design, allowing theRenault AX to be mass produced. It was a popular car, and was sold at a modest price for an car with two-seater chassis bodywork.
Technical data :
|Type:||Voiturette AX, 2-seater, 1910|
|Engine:||1060 cc, 2 cylinders|
|Bore x Stroke:||75 x 120 mm|
|Maximum speed:||55 kmph|
|Maximum speed:||centralised drop-by-drop lubrication, three-speed cone clutch mechanical gearbox, high-speed, worm steering gear assembly.|
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|