FPB08. Naming of British Rail locomotive 47 568 at long Marston


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BFPS No: 2222 Date of issue: 10/30/1990 SKU: FPB08 Category: Tags: , ,


Commissioned to celebrate the “Naming” of British Rail locomotive 47 568 “The Forces Mail” at Long Marston. The ceremony was conducted by Mr W. Cockburn BCBE TD, Managing Director – Royal Mail, Brigadier RJN Kelly – Director Defence Postal and Courier Services and Mr Adrian Shooter – Director Parcels Sector British Rail.

A brownish black and cream 20p “Penny Black Anniversary Stamps 1840 – 1990” stamp has been cancelled by the BFPS 2222 special handstamp.