Fiat 500: honored with stamp

Turin (Italy), 5. July 2017

Exactly 60 years ago, in July 1957, brought the Fiat with great hype of the legendary "Nuova 500" on the market. After an initially difficult Start, the "Cinquecento would go" to the Italian Volkswagen and cult-mobile. Until 1975, 3.8 million copies were good. Reason enough to put the anniversary in full-on Retro. So there is not only a nostalgic-inspired special model of the current 500, but also a stamp.

Double 500-Subject

Was presented to the stamp of the Italian Post office in the Turin Fiat plant in Mirafiori, where the classic 500 ran from 1957 from the Band. The 95-cents-value of the sign is limited to a Million copies and projected the Silhouette of the old 500 on the body of the current 500. It is striking how small the vintage car works in comparison to the modern model. In Figures 2,97 meters expressed: against 3,57 meters in length and 1.32 meters versus 1,49 meters in height.

Car-stamps in Germany

On a blue Background is also a ribbon in the colors of the Italian flag, which is the date "1957-2017". The entire look of the brand is to remind you of those posters, which 60 years ago for the Fiat 500 was advertised. Speaking of advertising: In a nicely-made Video Fiat with Oscar-winner Adrien Brody hits the bridge from the 1950s to the present. By the way, Fans of car-stamps need not be sad, if you make it to Italy: Deutsche Post also provides a variety of vintage cars, including the VW Golf I, the Porsche 911, the Opel Manta or Ford Capri.(rh)