Issue Date: 19/03/2002
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Producer: Buckingham Covers
There aren't many places in the world that have such strong connections with important moments in history as the White Cliffs of Dover does. The name alone conjures up visions of Spitfires in dogfights over the Channel, rationing, Air-Raid sirens and the sound of Forces Sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn wafting over the airwaves....
The site was incredibly important during WWII as it housed a huge command centre as well as a hospital in the labyrinth of tunnels carved deep within the Cliffs themselves. Thankfully those tunnels are now a tourist attraction and well worth a visit.
This cover celebrates the iconic White Cliffs and is postmarked in Dover, with a seagull (very appropriate!). It features five of the Coastline stamps and a choice of two incredible signatures: Dame Vera Lynn who performed the famous song (now sold out, sorry) or Sir Chay Blyth, the first person ever to sail non-stop around the world aboard a 59 foot ketch British Steel.
The unsigned edition AND the edition personally signed by Dame Vera are now SOLD OUT.
To join the waiting list for either cover, order the product as usual through the website. You will not be charged and we'll be in touch to confirm that you're on the waiting list.