|BC442RA||Classic Locomotives of Scotland Single Stamp Retail Booklet Cover||£25.00||Sold Out|
Issue Date: 27/09/2012
Issue Name: Classic Locomotives of Scotland Single Stamp Retail Booklet Cover
Producer: Buckingham Covers
Continuing with their locomotives series, 2012 is Royal Mail's Classic Locomotives of Scotland year, featuring four of the most iconic locos that have travelled the lines in Scotland. This cover features a single stamp from the retail booklet, and has a specially designed pictorial "Classic Locomotives of Scotland", Railway Rd, Birmingham postmark on the first day of issue (27th September, 2012). Featuring original artwork by fantastic railway artist John Wigston.
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The Classic Locomotives of England BR Dean Goods Class - A Newbury bound British Rail local service Dean Goods Class locomotive at East Garston photographed in 1951. Peckett Type R2 - This Peckett 1689, named Thor was built in 1925 for the Tunnel Cement company of West Thurrock, Essex. The locomotive spent its entire life at Thurrock – where the photo was taken, and it was scrapped there in March 1965. L & YR 1093 J4 - The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Class J4 locomotive photographed here at Liverpool Exchange Station in 1909 is pulling the 2.10 to Hull. BR WD 'Austerity' - BR WD 'Austerity' During the Second World War heavy freight ‘Austerity’ locomotives were built for military service. Before the Normandy Landings, the army had very little use for these locomotives, so they were loaned to the ‘Big Four’ railway companies. After June 1944, ‘Austerity’ locomotives were shipped out to France. Eventually British Rail had 733 of these locomotives.
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