CC06. 475th Anniversary of the Granting of the Charter to the Honourable Artillery Company by King Henry VIII 1537 – 2012


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BFPS No: 3157 Date of issue: 25/08/2012 SKU: CC06 Category: Tags: , , ,


The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) received a Royal Charter in 1537 by King Henry VIII on the 25 August 1537. In celebration of the anniversary this Commemorative Cover was commissioned.

The cover shows the Company’s Coats of Arms. Also an emblazoning from a side-drum of the HAC shows the Regiment’s battle honours. On either side of this can be seen the Regiment’s long service medal ribbon colours.

A 1st class stamp” Golden Jubilee” is cancelled by the BFPS 3157 Special Handstamp.