Scott C24 - 30c Trans-Atlantic Winged Globe
First Day of Issue: May 16, 1939 - 19,768,150 issued.
Stamp was issued to promote and pay the rate for the new Trans-Atlantic airmail service. First flights were from New York to Paris via Bermuda and Portugal. A New York to Great Britain service via Canada and Newfoundland added later.
The airmail rate to Europe was 30c per 1/2 oz.
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