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31 May 1973

Title: Mont-Golfiade 1973.
Type: Forces Airmail Letter.
Stamps: 3ᵖ "Europe" Commemorative, issued 3 January 1973.
Cachet: Flown on EOLE: Pilot Gerard Delforge B. red ink.
Cachet: European Hot Air Ballon, red ink.
Cacher: RE cypher, blue ink.
Cachet: Open Day 26 Engineer Regiment. Islerlohn 31 May 1973. Blue ink.
Special Handstamp: Iserlohn European Days 1973, BFPS 1373.
Signed by: Lt Col J.R.M. Hill MBE RE.

Back of envelope:

CDS: Iserlohn 1 Europaische Heisluftballon-wettfeht - Iserlohn 73, 586, 5-6-73-18, black ink.
Number: 042 of 450?
Circular Stamp: Kreis 1 Iserlohn, blue ink.
Circular Stamp: Europaische Heisluftballon wettfeht Munster - Iselohn, red ink.
Circular Stamp: RAF Wildenrath, BFPO 42, green ink.
Cachet: Flown in Harrier No 3(F) Squadron RAF on air display over Kreis Iserlohn on May 31st 1973, Pilot: Flt Lt Tim Smith RAF, green ink.

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