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24th October, 2014

  • French postal operator, La Poste, launches a collectorís book of stamps honouring CitroŽnís brand history
  • The stamps tell the story of CitroŽn through images of various models including the 2CV & DS
  • The stamps go on advance sale on 25th October 2014 at CitroŽn C_42 on the Champs-Elysťes in Paris

From 25th October, La Poste, the French postal service will be telling CitroŽnís story by issuing a book of stamps aimed at stamp collectors. The 10 stamps reflect the brandís history through some of its most emblematic models.

CitroŽn is an iconic brand founded on the pioneering spirit of Andrť CitroŽn. His innovative technologies, avant-garde advertisements and endurance records have ensured his legacy remains to this day.

The Traction Avant was a ground-breaking model, while the arrival of the now iconic 2CV coincided with the introduction of paid holidays in France. The pioneering DS coincided with the post-war economic boom, the Mťhari with flowery shirts and the Xsara with rallying triumph!

Some 95 years later, CitroŽn continues to harness its creativity and technology to make uniquely designed and instantly recognisable cars, such as the new C4 Cactus.

La Poste is paying tribute to this history, telling the story of CitroŽn with the introduction of a complete book of all 10 stamps, or two collectorís booklets of five stamps.

The stamps will be on advance sale from 2.00pm to 9.30pm on 25th October at CitroŽn C_42, the brandís showcase on the Champs-Elysťes.

Collectorís booklet price: Ä5.50 (5 first-class 20g stamps, France)

Collectorís book price: Ä19.90 (Book of 10 first-class 20g stamps, France)


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