|BC225A||200th Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar - Chatham, unsigned||£25.00||Limited Availability|
|BC225LTD||200th Ann Battle of Trafalgar - Chatham, (doubled cover 09/01/06) signed Lt Cdr Nowosielski||£30.00||Limited Availability|
|BC225A2S||200th Ann Battle of Trafalgar - Chatham, signed Rear Admiral M A Farquharson-Roberts (alt P/M)||£35.00||Limited Availability|
|BC225AS||200th Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar - Chatham, signed by Anna Tribe||£35.00||Limited Availability|
|BC225US||200th Ann Battle of Trafalgar - Chatham, (doubled cover 21/10/05) signed Lt Cdr Nowosielski||£35.00||Limited Availability|
|BC225X||200th Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar - Chatham, signed Lt Cdr Nowosielski||£35.00||Buy Now|
|BC225SC||200th Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar - Chatham, carried cover, signed Lt Cdr Nowosielski||£40.00||Buy Now|
Issue Date: 18/10/2005
Issue Name: 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar - Chatham
Producer: Buckingham Covers
The superb cover illustration is by premier Marine Artist, Geoff Hunt. This official HMS Victory first day cover is postmarked at Chatham with the HMS Victory crest. Our signature is a direct descendent of Lord Nelson, Anna Tribe. It is also available signed by Rear Admiral M A Farquharson-Roberts CBE QHS MA, or Lieutenant Commander Frank Nowosielski MBE RN.
HMS Victory is a 104-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, ordered in 1758, laid down in 1759 and launched in 1765. She is best known for her role as Lord Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar on 21st October 1805.
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Mrs. Anna Tribe born in 1929 (nee Somerset) is a direct descendant of Admiral Lord Nelson being the great, great, great granddaughter of Nelson and Lady Hamilton, his mistress.
Lieutenant Commander Nowosielski (pronounced "Nova-chos-ki") was Captain of HMS Victory from 1st April 1998 to 10th March 2006 - the longest serving Commanding Officer of the ship.