CC11E to CC11F. Cover No 1: Formation of 617 Sqn RAF on 21 March 1943

£30.00

£30.00

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£30.00

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BFPS No: 3161 Date of issue: 21/3/2013 SKU: CC11E to CC11F Category: Tags: , , , ,

Description

No 1 of a series of three limited edition commemorative covers to be published in conjunction with the RAF Battle of Britain Memoral Flight to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Dambusters.

The cover features an image of the painting “Dambusters – Training Sortie” by the renowned aviation artist Mark Postlethwaite.

A “Diamond Jubilee” Machin definitive 1st class postage stamp has been cancelled by the unique BFPS 3161 special handstamp.

This cover has been flown in Avro Lancaster PA474 and signed by Sgt Johnny Johnson, Bomb Aimer on Avro Lancaster AJ-T. He is one of the three remaining Dambusters.

A numbered limited edition of 30 covers.

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