Cover for the 50th Anniversary of the Avro Vulcan depicting the first prototype Vulcan VX770 on its first flight and Vulcan XL426 landing at Southend Airport on 19 December 1986. The cover bears the Avro and Vulcan Restoration Trust logos.
The cover bears a Gold Definitive stamp cancelled with the official 40th Anniversary of Avro Vulcan XL 426 - Southend Airport postmark. Furthermore the cover has been flown in a VC10 of No 101 Squadron and then carried aboard Vulcan XL426 on a taxi-run at Southend Airport on the 24th August 2002 and bears the official Vulcan Restoration handstamp in blue. The cover has been signed by the three members of the Vulcan Restoration Trust who taxied the covers: Squadron Leader John Reeve, a former Vulcan pilot who took part in the famous Black Buck raids, Geoff Ledbetter also a former RAF Vulcan crewman and also Ian Scott
Hand signed by Squadron Leader John Reeve, Geoff Ledbetter & Ian Scott
200 Signed, Numbered and Certified