Ascension 2013 Aircraft definitives

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 15th January 2013
  • fifteen values
  • Designed by: Robin Carter
  • Printed by: BDT International Security Printing, Ireland, in sheets of 20
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 31mm x width 38mm
  • Perforations: 13.6 x 13.6

Aircraft (definitives)[edit]

  • all designs depict aircraft which have landed on / flown from Ascension Island


15p - Fairey Swordfish
Fairey Swordfish V4653 from HMS Archer was the first aircraft to land at Ascension’s Wideawake Airfield, on June 15, 1942
20p - North American B-25 Mitchell
25p - Lockheed C-130K Hercules
30p - Hawker Siddely Nimrod MR2
40p - BAe Sea Harrier FRS1
45p - Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
50p - Douglas DC-3 Dakota
65p - Avro Vulcan B2
90p - MacDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom
£1 - Eurofighter Typhoon
£2.50 - Lockheed C-121 Constellation with dorsal mounted radome as USAF Airborne Early Warning Aircraft
£5 - Shorts Belfast C1


sheet stamps[edit]

15pp
20p
25p
30p
40p
45p
50p
65p
90p
£1
£2.50
£5