Buckingham Covers - First Day Covers

Concorde 30th Anniversary - Sheet 3 of 3

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Name Price
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Concorde - Sheet 3 of 3 £100.00 Sold Out
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Concorde - Sheet 3 of 3 Signed Captain Les Scott £110.00 Sold Out
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Concorde - Sheet 3 of 3, signed Les Scott & Mike Bannister £125.00 Sold Out
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Concorde - Sheet 3 of 3 - signed Scott, Bannister, Harmer £135.00 Sold Out
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Product Information

 

  • Limited to just 1977 Limited editions
  • 10 beautiful stamps and labels showing Concorde
  • A timeless commemoration to the Queen of the Skies
  • Available signed by Concorde Captain Leslie Scott


Issue Date: 25/10/2007

Issue Name: Concorde 30th Anniversary - Sheet 3 of 3

Producer: Buckingham Covers

 

Our third of three Concorde sheets celebrating its 30th anniversaries marks the first flights to New York, Singapore and Barbados. And in a fitting way to finish off the set, we have a special edition which has been signed by Captain Leslie Scott, who holds the world record for a West-East transatlantic flight!

 

  • Production limited to just 1977 Limited editions
  • Available signed by Concorde Captain Leslie Scott
  • Alternative signed edition signed by Captains Leslie Scott, Mike Bannister and Barbara Harmer
  • Featuring 10 beautiful stamps and labels showing Concorde taking to the skies
  • A timeless commemoration to the Queen of the Skies

 

 

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Concorde

A small number of this limited edition sheet were personally signed by Captain Leslie Scott, who together with Senior First Officer Tim Orchard and Senior Engineering Officer Rick Eades made history on the 7th February 1996, when he flew Concorde G-BOAD from New York to London in a record-breaking 2 hours, 52 minutes and 59 seconds. It is still the fastest ever transatlantic crossing by a commercial aircraft.

We also have an alternative limited signed edition available, which has been signed by:

Captain Leslie Scott Captain Mike Bannister - world record holder, East-West Capatin Barbara Harmer - the only female Concorde Captain

Again only a small number were multi-signed, and considering that our previous two Concorde sheets were sell-outs and their retail price doubled within weeks, don't hang around and order yours today!

 

What are stamp sheets?

A stamp sheet is around A4 size and contains 10 first class stamps (the Union Jack stamps in this stamp sheet being an example) contained in a special design. The stamps are valid for postage, but you don't want to be ripping this up!

 

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Total number of sheets printed: 1977

 

 

Captain Leslie Scott

Together with Senior First Officer Tim Orchard and Senior Engineering Officer Rick Eades, Captain Leslie Scott made history on the 7th February 1996, when he flew Concorde G-BOAD from New York to London in a record-breaking 2 hours, 52 minutes and 59 seconds. It is still the fastest ever transatlantic crossing by a commercial aircraft.

Captain Leslie Scott graduated from the School of Air Training, Oxford in 1968 and joined BOAC (British Airways) on the VC10. In 1975, a year after converting to the B747, he became a pilot instructor/examiner, a role he practiced on all subsequent aircraft types.

He gained his command in 1984 on the BAC 1-11 before moving back to the B747. 1994 saw him on Concorde, which he flew until retirement in 2002. On February 7, 1996 he was captain of the crew that set the world record time of 2:52.59 on the "blue ribbon" New York to London route. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and Associate Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation. He lives in New York, USA.

 

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