R.E. Related Covers - Royal Engineers First Day Covers

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1 March 1969

50th Anniversary of First UK regular Air Mail Service
Flight from Köln - Folkestone 1st March 1919
Commemorative Cover
The RE badge denotes the fact that the RE were responsible for Forces Mail.
Stamps: 1s Royal Air Force 1918-1968 commemorative, issued 29 May 1969.
Cachet: Flown Cover Received Folkestone 1 Mar 69.
Border: Solid line in olive.
Special Handstamp: 50th Anniversary First Scheduled Airmail Service Germany-United Kingdom BFPS 1077, Köln's coat of arms shown to the left.

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