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Gibraltar Military Uniforms
First Day of Issue
Cachet: Posted on the rock, Sketch of the Rock of Gibraltar.
Stamps: 9ᴰ "Soldier Royal Engineer", Gibraltar commemorative, issued 6 November 1969.
Special Handstamp: Gibraltar, Tri-service stamp, BFPS 1082.
Note: The colour of the word Gibraltar and the centre of the R.E. Badge are coloured bronze.
Gibraltar Regimental Uniforms
First Day Cover
9ᵈ stamp shows the uniform of the Royal Engineers 1786.
Stamps: 4 x Gibraltar commemoratives, Uniforms, 2ˢ 1ᴰ, 6ᴰ and 9ᴰ, issued 6 November 1969.
Special Handstamp: Gibraltar First Day Issue, with cross keys in centre, -6.11.69.
1938 - 1971 Malaysian Singaporean Service
Locally Enlisted Personnel served in the Royal Engineers between 1969 and !971.
Stamps: 2ᵖ Machin definitive, myrtle green.
Special Handstamp: 33 Years of British Army Service by Locally Enlisted Personnel, Malaysian - Singaporean, 22 FEB 71, BFPS 1149, Image of a Kris dagger laid on a silhouette of Malaysia in the centre.