Postcard

 

Reverse side of above postcard

 

Magazine cutting re sender of above postcard

 

First mail from Port Stanley to the UK via Ascension Island by Hercules plane

July 1982

 

Signed by Captain Pentreath of HMS Plymouth 

 

Signed by one of the Operation Black Buck Vulcan Bomber pilots

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Reverse side of above envelope

 

 Mint Stamp set for the opening of Mount Pleasant Airport 1985

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First Day cover for stamp issued 12th June 1982, two days before the Argentine surrender. 

 

Text information received with the below envelope

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This is a different cover to the one on the display sheet 

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German produced cover for Thatcher's visit to the islands in 1983

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The other two covers from this set appear on sheets within my display. 

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HMS EXETER formed part of the Task Force

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LEEDS POSTCARDS postcard issue which came out some years after the Falklands War but which references the sinking of the Belgrano via the cards heading. 

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Two used copies of the above postcard

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You search for ages for a cover and then two come along in quick succession, what do you do. Pick up both I suppose.

 

I have two each of these two covers, but they are nice and are usually of a reasonable price as well as so many were issued

 

Cover signed by the widows of the two Victoris Cross awardees.

 

Signed by

MARICA McKAY

SARA JONES 

 

UK Propaganda Postcard

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Reverse side of above postcard.

Forces mail from 1983 from the Falkland Islands

 

QEII early 1982 cruise cover 

 

QEII early 1982 cruise cover 

 

 

Special hand stamp on small piece

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Falklands Task Force Ship used mail

 

Reverse side of above card

 

Falklands Task Force Ship used mail

Envelope

 

Falklands Task Force Ship used mail

 

Reverse side of above card.

The stamp was not cancelled on this card

 

Falklands Task Force Ship used mail

Envelope

 

Falklands Task Force Ship used mail

 

Falklands Task Force Ship used mail

Its a bit greedy to have two of these, but a second copy came my way via a small collection I bought (see below) 

 

Reverse side of above card

 

Second copy of this posted card - front and reverse side

 

Postcard

 

Reverse side of above postcard

 

Falklands Task Force Ship used mail

 

Reverse side of above card

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