SPAIN. Thermal ATM issues  2OO3 T94 (102)
Vintage cars (10).
DONOSTI - 1928. Museo Historia Automocion - Salamanca
Date of issue :
December 2003 (1st. date :   / Phil. Serv. 15.12.03)
47 x 27 mm. - Format type 4
Paper :
Thermal phosphorescent self adhesive
Printing process : Offset 4 colours, Pantone 541, invisible ink
Imprint :
Thermal on black
Imprint varieties : 5 (Epelsa 5 and 4 digits small and large, Epelsa LF)
Values / Set :
0,01 € to 99,99 € / Set Ph.S.: 0,26-0,51-0,76 €
Design and printer :
Printing :
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Tenth issue of the longest ATM series in Spain, authentic tribute to a unique vehicle made in Spain in '20s, the Donosti.

In 1924, two Basque manufacturing different components for the new car industry, Mendiburu and Mañero, decide the manufacture of a vehicle in their totality.

In its factories of the Garaje Internacional they built the 6 cylinders engine in 1925, the aluminium bodywork, ... and in 1928 a great quality car was completely finished. 

The presentation was in July 25th, 1928, in the Gran Premio de Lasarte (Lasarte's Grand Prize).

Despite to be one of the best vehicles designed and manufactured completely in Spain, they never considered its mass production, perhaps by financial lack, and the Donosti stayed as unique piece.
Information and image :

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

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