C374 Legendary Aircraft of WWII

Issue Date: October 14, 2013

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On October 14, 2013, the Marshall Islands Postal Service marks the 75th Anniversary of the first flight of the P-40 Warhawk with 25 new stamps featuring Legendary Aircraft of WWII. This magnificent issue, the latest in a long tradition of superb aviation issues from the Marshall Islands, honors 25 of the most important and iconic aircraft of World War II: the F4U Corsair, the C-46 Commando, the A6M Zero, the B-29 Superfortress, the Bf 109, the Ju 88, the P-38 Lightning, the A-26 Invader, the B-17 Flying Fortress, the P-51 Mustang, the Il-2, P-40 Warhawk, the C-47 Skytrain, the B-24 Liberator, the Spitfire, the B-25 Mitchell, the PBY Catalina, the B-26 Marauder, the TBM-1C Avenger, the Lancaster, the Yak 9, the F6F Hellcat, the C-54 Skymaster, the PB4Y-2 Privateer and the P-47 Thunderbolt. Whether as a fighter, a bomber or a transport, each of these storied aircraft played its own unique and vital role in World War II.

TECHNICAL DATA

  • Issue: Legendary Aircraft of WWII
  • Face Value: 25 x 46¢
  • Issue Date: October 14, 2013
  • Issue Place: Majuro
  • Original Artwork: Jack Fellows and Steve Ferguson
  • Printing Process: Black, cyan, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper
  • Printer: Pioneer Printing, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A.
  • Stamp Format: Vertical
  • Stamps Per Sheet: 25
  • Designs per Sheet: 25
  • Overall Sheet Size: 179mm x 230mm
  • Size of Stamps: 31mm x 40mm
  • Issue Number: C374
  • Stamp Numbers:
    (25-1) F4U Corsair
    (25-2) C-46 Commando
    (25-3) A6M Zero
    (25-4) B-29 Superfortress
    (25-5) Bf 109
    (25-6) Ju 88
    (25-7) P-38 Lightning
    (25-8) A-26 Invader
    (25-9) B-17 Flying Fortress
    (25-10) P-51 Mustang
    (25-11) Il-2
    (25-12) P-40 Warhawk
    (25-13) C-47 Skytrain
    (25-14) B-24 Liberator
    (25-15) Spitfire
    (25-16) B-25 Mitchell
    (25-17) PBY Catalina
    (25-18) B-26 Marauder
    (25-19) TBM-1C Avenger
    (25-20) Lancaster
    (25-21) Yak 9
    (25-22) F6F Hellcat
    (25-23) C-54 Skymaster
    (25-24) PB4Y-2 Privateer
    (25-25) P-47 Thunderbolt

    Stamp designs ©2013 Marshall Islands Postal Service Authority. All rights reserved.


    Stamps in this Issue

    Currency Face Value Stamp Description
    US$ 11.50 C374 Legendary Aircraft of WWII Sheet of 25
    US$ .46 F4U Corsair
    US$ .46 C-46 Commando
    US$ .46 A6M Zero
    US$ .46 B-29 Superfortress
    US$ .46 Bf 109
    US$ .46 Ju 88
    US$ .46 P-38 Lightning
    US$ .46 A-26 Invader
    US$ .46 B-17 Flying Fortress
    US$ .46 P-51 Mustang
    US$ .46 Il-2
    US$ .46 P-40 Warhawk
    US$ .46 C-47 Skytrain
    US$ .46 B-24 Liberator
    US$ .46 Spitfire
    US$ .46 B-25 Mitchell
    US$ .46 PBY Catalina
    US$ .46 B-26 Marauder
    US$ .46 TBM-1C Avenger
    US$ .46 Lancaster
    US$ .46 Yak 9
    US$ .46 F6F Hellcat
    US$ .46 C-54 Skymaster
    US$ .46 PB4Y-2 Privateer
    US$ .46 P-47 Thunderbolt

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    Item Description Withdrawal Date Stock
    Number (SKU)
    Express
    Shopping
    US$ Price
    Mint Sheet of 25 None 4676467
    $17.83
    First Day Cover Set of 5 None 4676599
    $25.58

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