Maker and Role
Royal Mail, Manufacturer
Great Britain. Royal Air Force, Producer
A commemorative pack of five stamps honouring the Royal Air Force Commanders and Aircraft. Pictures are: Lord Trenchard - DH 9A, Lord Dowding - Hurricane, Lord Portal - Mosquito, Sir Arthur Harris - Lancaster, Lord Tedder - Typhoon. Enclosed is information on each commander and of the RAF in general. Pack number 175
Signature/Marks and Type
The / Royal Air Force / Royal Mail Mint Stamps / Pack number: 175 / Date of issue: 16 September 1986 / The five stamps were designed by Brian Sanders / Printed in photogravure by Harrison & Sons Limited / Format: square / Size: 35mm x 35mm / Perforations: 14 1/2 x 14 1/2 / Number per sheet: 100 / Paper: unwatermarked phosphor coated / Gum: PVA Dextrin / Pack designed by Carroll & Dempsey Limited / Text by Tim Shackleton / Photographs supplied by Chaz Bowyer / Front of pack photograph of / Tornado GR Mk1 of IX Sqn, August 1983 / By Richard Cooke / Made and Printed in Great Britain by / Moore & Matthes (Printers) Limited / Further details about British postage stamps / and philatelic facilities can be obtained from the / British philatelic bureau / 20 Brandon Street, Edinburgh EH3 5TT Printed
Royal Mail et al. 1986. Stamp Series [The Royal Air Force], 2011.448. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).