SPAIN. Thermal ATM issues  2OO4 T102 (110)
Vintage cars (11).
PEGASO Z-102 SS P Spyder Serra Prototipo 1955
Museo Historia Automocion de Salamanca
Date of issue :
November 2004 (1st know date: 25.11.04)
47 x 26,5 mm. - Format type 3
Paper :
Thermal phosphorescent self adhesive
Printing process : Offset and invisible ink
Imprint :
Thermal on black
Values / Set :
0,01 € to 99,99 € / Set Ph.S.: 0,27-0,52-0,77 €
Design and printer :
RCM-FNMT. Real Casa de la Moneda - Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre
Reference / Printing :
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New ATM issue of the long series dedicated to the vintage cars, the Spanish Pegaso Z-102 of 1955.

ENASA was a Spanish company constituted in 1946 on the rests of the older Hispano Suiza company. Totally dependent of the INI (National Institute of Industry), the main priority was the manufacture of vehicles for the public and heavy transport.
Even so, the Catalan engineer Wilfredo Ricart, research and development manager and entusiast of the cars and the speed, profited the human and thecnical resources of the company to develop a sport vehicle, something impossible and unthinkable for the Spain of the '50s.

The project began in 1949, and the Pegaso Z-102 was manufactured between 1951 and 1957. During this period they manufactured a total of 86 units, also called "Pegasines".
The Pegaso cars participated with succes in different Exhibitions and competitions.

The Pegaso production in 1955, include 3 "Pegasines"

Some of the Pegaso Z-102 present bodies of the most prestigious European carriage makers, like the French Saoutchik, who made 7 units between 1954 and 1955 or, the unique model Spyder reproduced in the ATM issue, made by the Catalan Pedro Serra in 1955.

The new general managers of INI imposed a new directive for ENASA company and in 1957 they stopped the project. They tried to eliminate everything related to this car with the destruction of archives, molds, bodies and also the technical archives. This is the reason because the Pegaso sport cars are practically unknown.

The ATM show the image of a vintage car in the Museo de Historia de la Automocion de Salamanca (MHAS).

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