Saturday, September 20, 2008

RAF Stamps Flying High at Yorkshire Air Museum

The UK's The Press website reports the latest set of stamps from the Royal Mail has been brought to life by staff at the Yorkshire Air Museum.

The six stamps each feature a serviceman or woman representing a significant period of the RAF’s history. So employees at the museum donned outfits from the museum’s collection to launch the RAF Uniform stamps.

The Yorkshire Air Museum’s internationally-renowned uniform collection covers the history of the Royal Air Force from its formation from the Royal Flying Corps to this the 90th anniversary year of the RAF.”

This is the second in the military uniforms series, which examines the history of the uniforms of the UK’s armed services.

Shown above Mark Napier, of the Yorkshire Air Museum, dons an Air Sea Rescue helmet and stamps.

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posted by Don Schilling at 8:21 AM