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1972 100 Years on Windermere of the British Rail Steamer Service

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1972 100 Years on Windermere of the British Rail Steamer Service carried cover, with a Windermere postmark


Issue Date: 02/09/1972

Issue Name: 1972 100 Years on Windermere of the British Rail Steamer Service

Producer: Scotsman Covers

 

On 2nd September, 1972 Furness Railway celebrated the centenary of the British Rail Steamer Service on Lake Windermere, and a commemorative cover was produced.

 

  • Featuring a special pictorial "A Hundred Years on Windermere", Windermere postmark on the day of the centenary (2 September, 1972)
  • Carried by a special train on the ex-Furness railway line Haverthwaite to lakeside aboard the LMS brake van
  • Celebrating the centenary of the British Rail Steamer Service on Lake Windermere

 

The Scotsman British Rail Series

Scotsman Covers produced several series of commemorative railway covers, which marked notable railway or rail related anniversaries and events. The British Rail History Series looks at historic events that took place in the world of British railways and locomotives.

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