Chaucer Auctions Autograph Auction Entertainment Military Music Sport Signed Covers Photos FDCs - Friday 15th March 2019
Three WW2 Lancaster veterans cover collection. Three RAF flown covers produced in 2003 to commemorate
the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Hamburg 1943. There were varieties produced signed by veterans of the raid and only 200 of each were signed. There is a career biography of each signatory printed on the cover. These were flown twice on a Vickers VC10 in the Queens Flypast 14 June 2003 and then reflown in Avro Lancaster PA474 of the Battle of Britain memorial flight. The full details are printed on the back of each cover. It has a nice Lancaster Special postmark BFPS 2750. Flt Lt H Hoey DFM flew on the raid in a Lancaster of 12 Squadron on 24/25 July and 27/28 as Navigator. He completed his first tour in 1944. Sqn Ldr D Butler DFC flew on the raid as Pilot in a Lancaster of with 12 Squadron on 24/25 July as Rear Gunner. He completed two tours in 1944 ending with 171 Halifax Squadron. Sqn Ldr A Heyworth DFC flew on the raid as Pilot in a Lancaster of with 12 Squadron on 24/25 July 29/30 and 2/3 August, this was his second tour. He was later Chief Test Pilot for Rolls Royce 1955. Good Condition. All signed pieces come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from Â£3.99, EU from Â£5.99, Rest of World from Â£7.99.