Royal Airforce Museum - Philatelic Stamp Cover

Royal Airforce Museum -North Coates - RAF Stamp Cover

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Royal Airforce Museum - Philatelic Stamp Cover

Royal Airforce Museum

These stamps were affixed to specially designed envelopes and postmarked on the first day that the cover was issued.

Pictorial Postmark illustrates the Eagle sitting on the Tree branch.

Royal Airforce Museum S.C.34 Special Stamp envelop – Issued on 28th February 1971 to commemorate
The Closure of Royal Air Force North Coates Station Special Handstamp

Flown from RAF Binbrook to RAF Bruggen (Germany), via Paris, in Canberra B2 Wk 116
Flight Time 50 minutes
Returned from RAF Bruggen to RAF Binbrook in the same aircraft.

Flight Time 43 minutes

Captain was Grp. Capt. M.C.S. Shepherd RAF

Also postmarked on the reverse at RAF North Coates, Grimsby Post Office

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