JS(CC)51b Cheshire VC cover signed BBMF Lancaster Crew


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RAF commemorative cover from 1998 marking the Golden Jubilee of the Leonard Cheshire Homes which do such vital work with disabled people. The cover artwork by Tony Theobald shows Pilot Officer Leonard Cheshire (later to become Group Captain Lord Cheshire VC OM DSO DFC) flying his Hawker Hart over Oxford when he was a member of the Oxford University Air Squadron.

The cover bears 26p Lancaster stamp cancelled with Formation of the Royal Air Force postmark 1 April 1998. The cover has been flown in Lancaster PA 474 of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight with flight details on front of cover.

Hand signed by BBMF crew
Cover size 210mm x 110mm