Issue Date: 14/05/2011
Producer: Buckingham Covers
In May, 1991, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip undertook a Royal tour of the United States - their first tour of the United States since 1983. But did you know that Concorde took them there? Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Royal visit to the USA with our beautiful commemorative Concorde cover
This cover was automatically reserved for anyone in our Concorde Cover Clubs (signed and unsigned) at the lowest possible price
Limited editions signed by Concorde pilot John Chorley, who piloted the actual flight Feature a single Royal Mail Concorde stamp postmarked on the day of the flight to the US (14 May, 1991) with a special Concorde Anniversaries, Filton postmark Doubled with a US 3c stamp and a special "Official USA Tour" cachet Commemorating a milestone in both Royal and Concorde history
A small number of these covers have been personally signed by Concorde pilot Jock Lowe, former senior Concorde pilot and Director of Flight Information at British Airways. With a log book detailing over 5,000 hours of flying experience on Concorde, and over 2,000 hours on smaller general aviation aircraft, we couldn't think of a better signature for this cover.Click here to see our entire Concorde collection.
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