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40th Anniversary - Concorde 001 & 002 Achieve Mach 2

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40th Anniversary - Concorde 001 & 002 Achieve Mach 2, unsigned £15.00 Buy Now
40th Anniversary - Concorde 001 & 002 Achieve Mach 2, signed by Alan Heywood £25.00 Buy Now

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  • 40th Anniversary - Concorde 001 & 002 Achieve Mach 2
  • With a stamp and label from our Concorde stamp sheet
  • And a Fairford, Gloucestershire postmark (12th November, 2010)
  • Doubled with a French stamp and cachet
  • And a 1969 Concorde stamp and cachet
  • Available signed by Alan Heywood


Issue Date: 04/11/2010

Issue Name: 40th Anniversary - Concorde 001 & 002 Achieve Mach 2

Producer: Buckingham Covers

 

Commemorates both the British and French prototypes flying at Mach 2 for the first time. Our cover features a great shot of Concorde 001 in flight and has a stamp and label from our Concorde stamp sheet and a special anniversary postmark (12th November, 2010). It has been doubled with a French Concorde stamp which is cacheted on the date that 001 first flew at Mach 2 - 4th November 1970, and a 1969 Concorde stamp and cachet. It is available signed by Concorde flight engineer Alan Heywood.

 

  • 40th Anniversary - Concorde 001 & 002 Achieve Mach 2
  • With a stamp and label from our Concorde stamp sheet
  • And a Fairford, Gloucestershire postmark (12th November, 2010)
  • Doubled with a French stamp and cachet
  • And a 1969 Concorde stamp and cachet
  • Available signed by Alan Heywood

 

40th Anniversary - Concorde 001 & 002 Achieve Mach 2

The challenge of designing an aircraft capable of carrying passengers in confort and at a speed that even fighter jets cannot achived for even a few minutes is an impressive feat of engineering. This amazine achievement was encapsulated in Concorde, the best loved airliner ever produced.

 

Want to see all our Concorde covers? View them all here

 

Alan Heywood, BAC / Bae Concorde Flight Engineer was born in Yorkshire in 1938.  He did an Aircraft Industry Apprenticeship with A.V. Roe & Gloster Aircraft Co.

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