1952 6¢ First Plane and Modern Plane
Issue Date: May 29,1953
City: Dayton, OH
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary plate printing
Perforations: 11 X 10 ½
This stamp celebrated the 50th anniversary of powered flight, which had been made possible by the Wright brothers’ historic flight at Kitty Hawk. The first-day city of issue, Dayton, OH, was home to the Wright brother’s bicycle shop where they built their historic planes.