Operation Lancaster 35th Anniversary Signed Limited Edition Cover 1981
The signed limited-edition postal cover commemorating the 35th anniversary of Operation Lancaster signed and limited to just 1296 is for sale. The front of the envelope has a great pictorial cancellation and is dated 8 July 1981.
This is numbered 1080 of 1296 to the reverse of the envelope. The reverse of the envelope also has the stamp of the “Headquarters Confederate Air Force Rebel Field, Harlingen Texas”.
This cover has a great illustration of Lancaster bombers flying over the Statue of Liberty with the caption: “In July 1946 No. 35 Squadron flew from R.A.F. Grveley to the United States on a goodwill tour code named ‘Operation Lancaster’”.
This superb limited-edition cover comes complete with its contents as follows:
1. Operation Lancaster (card 1, side 1)
2. Crew Members of Operation Lancaster (card 1, side 2)
3. Flight Details (card 2, side 1)
4. Flight Route and Timetable (card 2, side 2)
5. A Plan of the Formation and Positions
6. Photograph of Operation Lancaster formation
7. Photograph of The Sunday Times July 21 1946
This is a great aviation post-war collectable that reflects the enduring bond that exists to this day of the UK and US Forces.
Condition is Mint.
Price: £25.00 Inclusive of Secure Tracked Postage
Our Ref: PH008