100th Anniversary of Ford Cars -Stamps of Austria – 2003
Henry Ford founded the Ford Motor Company on 16 Jun 1903. His idea and aim was to make cars affordable for everyone. He made two innovations -First Choice of Black color for legendary Model T . Black dried more quickly than other colors hence cheaper production.
Second,In 1908 Ford was first to use production line thereby starting the age of industrial mass production. With these two he could reduce production costs and make Cars affordable for more people.
The legendary T Model was followed by faster Model A in 1928,launched Taunus in 1948 and then Ford Capri.
Austria issued a Miniature sheet with three stamps to mark centenary of Ford motors on 16 Jun 2003. The Stamps feature
Legendary Chevrolet Cars & Automobiles on Stamps – Marshall Islands 1998.
Marshall islands an Island country in the Pacific Ocean issued a set of eight stamps on Legendary Chevrolet Cars on 01 Sep 1998. These stamps were issued in minisheets of eight and each with a denomination of 60 cents.
The cars featured are
1955 Cameo Carrier Fleetside– A Personal Pick up was introduced by Chevrolet in 1955. It was the 1955 Cameo Carrier Fleetside with deeply hooded headlights ,wraparound front and rear windshields.Its small block 265 cubic-inch V-8 produced 145 horsepower allowing the Cameo to cruise smoothly at 70 mph.
1941 Special Deluxe – A dependable sturdy automobile was the need of early 40s and 1941 Super Deluxe as a handsomely rugged “Woody” fitted the slot. It was a perfect blend of cosmopolitan and rustic charm of Country. The 4-door 8-passenger Special Deluxe ,a wood framed body and a V-8 engine which produced 80 hp.