50th Anniversary of the Vulcan flown cover signed by three RAF Vulcan Squadron Commanders from the 1980s:
- Air Commodore S A Baldwin (OC 44 Squadron 1980-82)
- Air Commodore C P Lumb CBE (OC 50 Squadron 1981-84 - the last Vulcan Squadron commander)
- Group Captain P W Mayes (OC 9 Squadron 1980-82)
The front of the cover features a BFPO 20th Anniversary of Operation Black Buck, the Vulcan bombing missions carried out during the Falklands conflict, dated 1 May 2002.
Cover measures 210 x 120mm. Artwork shows the first Vulcan prototype VX770 and Vulcan XM607 taking-off from Ascension Island at the start of one of the 'Black Buck' missions in May 1982. Cover comes with an illustrated insert telling the story of the Avro Vulcan.
Flown in VC-10 K4 ZD230 of 101 Squadron from RAF Brize Norton to RAF Mount Pleasant, Falkland Islands. Rear of the cover features a 101 Squadron hand stamp dated 30 April 2002.