US 1949 'Airmail' DC-4 Skymaster Plane Coil 6c. Scott. C41

US 1949 'Airmail' DC-4 Skymaster Plane Coil 6c. Scott. C41

Series: Airmail 1941-1949

Stamp details: DC-4 Skymaster Plane

Issued date: 25-08-1949 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 6c.

Emission: Air Post (Coil)

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): C41
Stanley Gibbons (UK): A946
Michel (Germany): 553C
Yvert et Tellier (France): PA35a
Unificato (Italy): A41

Dimensions (height x width):
22.2mm x 25.4mm

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

Stamp Colors: Carmine
Perforation: Perf 10 Horizontally

Themes: Aviation, Aircraft, Transports

Total print: 260,307,500 (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.