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Joseph-Armand Bombardier: Getting Around in the Winter

The Millennium Collection, Fathers of Invention

Title

Joseph-Armand Bombardier: Getting Around in the Winter

Denomination

46¢

Date of Issue

March 17, 2000

Year

Quantity

1,000,000

Postal Administration

Canada

Series

The Millennium Collection, Fathers of Invention

Series Time Span

2000

Perforation or Dimension

13.5

Printer

Ashton-Potter Canada Limited.

Creators

Designed by Michèle Cayer Based on a photograph by Musée J. Armand Bombardier Based on an illustration by Tom Kapas

Layouts

Pane of 4 Stamps

Quantity Produced - 1,000,000
Original Price: $1.84
Dimension: 108mm x 112mm

Official First Day Cover

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Cancellation Location: Ottawa ON

About Stamp

March's series of four Millennium Souvenir Sheets features among other, Bell Canada, Bombardier, the Canadian Space Program and McCain Foods. These bold 112 x 108 mm souvenir sheets frame four 36 x 48 mm stamps in thematic groupings that celebrate Canadian giants in fields as diverse as engineering, commerce and innovation.

Quebec mechanic Joseph-Armand Bombardier changed winter recreation and travel forever with his invention of the snowmobile. Since selling its first Ski-Doo in 1959, Bombardier has also expanded into the rail, aerospace and defence sectors.

Reference

Canada Post Corporation, Canada's Stamp Details, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2000, p. 16-17.

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