R.E. Related Covers - Royal Engineers First Day Covers
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1 March 1979

60th Anniversary of the First Scheduled UK International Airmail Service - Folkestone - Cologne
Commemorative Cover
The RE badge represents the fact that the RE were responsible for Forces Mail.
Stamps: 7ᵖ Wilding Welsh regional stamp, brown.
Special Handstand Stamp: 60th Anniversary of the first UK Regular Airmail Service, BFPS 1919, An image of a Bi-plane overlaid on a German and UK flag.
Silhouette of Helicopter printed in the Title box. CDS "Royal Air Force Biggin Hill, 22 SEP 1979" stamped next to the SHS.
Text: The text in the title box is black. The text on the right of the cover is in brown.

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