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Joseph-Armand Bombardier: Getting Around in the Winter

The Millennium Collection, Fathers of Invention


Joseph-Armand Bombardier: Getting Around in the Winter



Date of Issue

March 17, 2000




Postal Administration



The Millennium Collection, Fathers of Invention

Series Time Span


Perforation or Dimension



Ashton-Potter Canada Limited.


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


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.


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

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