CC11F. Cover No 1: Formation of 617 Sqn RAF on 21 March 1943 – Signed by F/Lt Les Munro, Pilot of Avro Lancaster AJ-W

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Cover No 1: Formation of 617 Sqn RAF on 21 March 1943

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BFPS No: 3161 Date of issue: 21/3/2013 SKU: 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 Memorial 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 F/Lt Les Munro, Pilot of Avro LancasterAJ-W. He is one of the three remaining Dambusters.

A numbered limited edition of 30 covers.