Plate [50 year Anniversary of Bomber Command Commemorative]

Coalport China Limited, Manufacturer

Circa 1996
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Maker and Role
Coalport China Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1996
Description
50th Anniversary of Bomber Command commemorative plate made by Coalport England. No.3258, worldwide limited edition of 5000. Features bomber aircraft flown by the Royal Air Force since the formation of Bomber Command (Lancaster, Mosquito, Stirling, Wellington, Whitley, Hampden, Halifax, Blenheim). Front of plate depicts the eight planes mid-flight with the Bomber Command Crest in the centre. Reverse carries text.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Ceramic
Signature/Marks and Type
FINE BONE CHINA / COALPORT / MADE IN ENGLAND / EST.1750 /
50th ANNIVERSARY OF BOMBER COMMAND /
This reproduction of an original design / commissioned by Coalport from Brian Knight G.A.v.A, / commemorates the 50th Anniversary of Bomber Command /
It depicts eight of the important bomber aircraft flown / by the Royal Air Force since the formation of Bomber command / and pays tribute to the bravery and devotion to duty / of the pilots, aircrew and ground staff / who served in the Command since it was formed /
[signed] /
Group Captain Leonard Cheshire V.C., O.M., D.S.O., D.F.C. /
No.3.258 /
in a worldwide Limited Edition of 5000 /
[Bomber Command Crest] /
"Clockwise-Lancaster, Mosquito, Stirling, Wellington, Whitley, Hampden, Halifax, Blenheim" Printed
Accession No
2015.55
Credit Line
Coalport China Limited. Circa 1996. Plate [50 year Anniversary of Bomber Command Commemorative], 2015.55. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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