R.E. Related Covers - Royal Engineers First Day Covers
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8 September 1987

125th Anniversary of the development of Ballooning in the British Army
First Day of Issue
The Army Balloon factory at Aldershot was run by the RE.
Stamps: 4 x Victorian Britain commemoratives, 18ᵖ, 22ᵖ, 31ᵖ and 34ᵖ, issued 8 September 1987.
Special Hand Stamp: 125th Anniversary of the Development of Ballooning in the British Army, BFPS 2156, image of an early hot air balloon in the centre.
Cover Ref No: RFDC 57.
Signed: Peter J. Bish, Friend of the British Balloon Museum and Library Ltd http://www.bbml.org.uk).