US 1946 'Airmail' DC-4 Skymaster Plane 5c. Scott. C32

US 1946 'Airmail' DC-4 Skymaster Plane 5c. Scott. C32

Series: Airmail 1941-1949

Stamp details: DC-4 Skymaster Plane

Issued date: 25-09-1946 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Air Post

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): C32
Stanley Gibbons (UK): A941
Michel (Germany): 549
Yvert et Tellier (France): PA33

Dimensions (height x width):
25mm x 40mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Rotary press

Stamp Colors: Carmine
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Aviation, Aircraft, Transports

Total print: 864,753,100 (estimate)

Description:- The Douglas DC-4 is an American four-engined (piston), propeller-driven airliner developed by the Douglas Aircraft Company. Military versions of the plane, the C-54 and R5D, served during World War II, in the Berlin Airlift and into the 1960s. From 1945, many civil airlines operated the DC-4 worldwide.