This cover has been produced to commemorate the Formation Parade of 162 Regiment, The Royal Logistic Corps held on the 12ᵗʰ of October 2013.
The Sphinx and The Atlas figure with Globe were the regimental insignia used by 88 Postal and Courier Regiment and 162 Movement Control Regiment respectively. When the 2 regiments were amalgamated on the 1ˢᵗ October 2013 a new regimental insignia was brought into use. The kneeling bowman. These images are shown next to the badge of The Royal Logistic Corps.
A 1ˢᵗ Class commemorative stamp “Portrait commissioned by Royal Mail” has been cancelled by the unique BFPS 3168 Formation Parade of 162 Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps 12 Oct 2013″. The images on the special handstamp are of a post horn and a wheel representing 88 PC Regiment and 162 MC Regiment.