#C39a – 1949 6c DC-4,bklt pane of 6

 
U.S. #C39a
1949 6¢ DC-4 Skymaster
Booklet pane of 6


Issue Date: January 18, 1949
City: Washington, DC
Quantity: 5,070,095,200
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary press printing
Perforations:
10 ½ X 11
Color: Carmine
 
This stamp was issued to conform to the increase of the airmail postage rate, which changed the rate from 5¢ to 6¢.
 
The DC-4 Skymaster was a four-engine propeller plane that was used during World War II. It became a passenger airplane for the growing air travel business.
 
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U.S. #C39a
1949 6¢ DC-4 Skymaster
Booklet pane of 6


Issue Date: January 18, 1949
City: Washington, DC
Quantity: 5,070,095,200
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary press printing
Perforations:
10 ½ X 11
Color: Carmine
 
This stamp was issued to conform to the increase of the airmail postage rate, which changed the rate from 5¢ to 6¢.
 
The DC-4 Skymaster was a four-engine propeller plane that was used during World War II. It became a passenger airplane for the growing air travel business.