100 Years of the Royal Air Force First Day Cover

100 Years of the Royal Air Force First Day Cover
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 100 Years of the Royal Air Force First Day Cover100 Years of the Royal Air Force First Day Cover 
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Code:  WB91
Brand:  I.O.M. Post Office

Shipping Weight:  19g

Key Features

  
  • In celebration of one hundred years of history and service of the RAF
  • One tribute awaits on each stamp; printed in security ink, visible only under UV light!
  • High Flight by John Gillespie Magee appears on the stamp, in Morse code
  • Text by Air Vice-Marshal The Honourable David Murray CVO OBE
  • Available in Mint condition and Cancelled to Order
Secured by Thawte

This First Day Cover includes the 8 dynamic stamps from the 100 years of the Royal Air Force Stamp Issue with a specialised postmark for the very first day of release. This First day cover is provided along with a filler card featuring additional text composed by Air Vice Marshal David Murray, Controller of the RAF Benevolent Fund, offering a wealth of knowledge into the history of the worlds oldest flying force.

This glamorous first day cover is a wonderful collectable and would be a perfect present for any veteran or military lover.

The First stamp bears the Sopwith Camel, maybe the most known of the First World War aircraft.

The Second stamp, the Supermarine Spitfire is maybe the most renowned British fighter airplane.

The Third Stamp features the Avro Lancaster which was the principle heavy bomber used by the RAF in the Second World War.

The Fourth Stamp illustrates The Avro Vulcan (later Hawker Siddeley) which was a high-altitude bomber that served the RAF from 1956 to 1984.

The Fifth Stamp, The Boeing CH-47 Chinook is an immediately recognisable twin rotor heavy-lifting aircraft utilized for troop motions, supply and battlefield casualty evacuation.

The 6th stamp is The Harrier or Harrier Jump-Jet, a jet powered aircraft capable of vertical liftoff and landing, making it extremely versatile.

The seventh stamp, The Typhoon is an agile multi-role fight aircraft used in dispute, peacekeeping and air-policing.

The last stamp, The Lockheed-Martin F-35B Joint Strike Fighter, known in the UK as the Lightning II is a 5th generation STOVL multi-role supersonic stealth airplane with a flexible and extremely capable weapons system.

Country of Issue Isle of Man
Issue Date 15th January 2015
Design Glazier Design      
Illustrations

 

Text Air Vice-Marshal The Honourable David Murray CVO OBE,
Benedict Glazier and  Ivor Ramsden.
Stamp Size

40 x 40.5 mm

Colours 4 plus security ink
Process Offset Lithography
Perforations

13 per 2cms

Paper

102 gms PVA gummed

Number of Stamps 8
Format

20 stamps per sheet

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Royal Air Force First Day Cover
Tuesday, 31 July 2018  | 

i was pleased to receive this item ..good price and good delivery i would not hesitate in recommending this site/company to all ..thankyou and well done

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1oo years of royal air force
Tuesday, 1 May 2018  | 

The first day cover is excellent. The stamps are bold and colourful. A good addition to my Fathers collection and as ex RAF PERSONNEL very personal & appropriate. Highly recommended.

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Wednesday, 28 March 2018  | 

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Sunday, 18 March 2018  | 

excellent ; received in good time. Mnay thanks

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Wednesday, 14 March 2018  | 

Fabulous special edition RAF centenary product

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