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.
Stamp: 9p State Coach commemorative, issued 31 May 1978.
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.
Text: The text in the title box is black. The text on the right of the cover is in red.
Signed by the Captain of the aircraft.

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