eBay
  • Daily Deals
  • Collections
  • Get inspired!

This listing has ended. The seller has relisted this item or one like this.
This is a private listing. Sign in to view your status or learn more about private listings.

 
Posts to:
Worldwide
Delivery:
 
Posts to:
Worldwide

Details about  MF6 WWII WW2 Dambuster Raid RAF cover signed 617 CO MONKMAN US DFC

See original listing
MF6 WWII WW2 Dambuster Raid RAF cover signed 617 CO MONKMAN US DFC
MF6-WWII-WW2-Dambuster-Raid-RAF-cover-signed-617-CO-MONKMAN-US-DFC
Item Ended
Item condition:
New
Ended:
16 Sep, 2014 21:20:47 BST
Price:
£9.50
Postage:
£1.50 Economy Delivery | See details
Item location:
Croydon, United Kingdom

Description

eBay item number:
400759072701
Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.
lliH nehpetS
daoR enirgereP 31
notpmahelttiL
xessuS tseW
TD6 71NB
modgniK detinU

:liamEku.oc.selbatcellocnoitaiva@snoitcuayabe

Item specifics

Condition:
New: A brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item. See the seller's listing for full details. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Type:

Military

Certification:

Certified: Private Signings

60th Anniversary of the Dams Raid cover signed by Wing Commander Alistair Monkman RAF US DFC

To mark the 60th Anniversary of the Dams Raid carried out by No 617 Squadron on 16/17 May 1943 equipped with specially modified Lancasters fitted with Barnes Wallis' remarkable bouncing bomb we are releasing what will be the most popular cover we have so far issued, with stunning artwork and superb signatures. The top part of the artwork shows Lancaster 'AJ-A' flown by Squadron Leader H Young about to prepare to make his attack, while the lower half of the artwork shows Wing Commander Guy Gibson and his crew boarding Lancaster 'AJ-G'. The raid was a great success and a great moral boast for the Allied war effort and immortalised in the film 'the Dam Busters' released in the mid-1950s. The cover bears 1st class definitive stamp cancelled with 60th Anniversary of the Dambusters Raid Scampton postmark 16 May 2003. Furthermore the covers have been flown in a Tornado of No 617 Squadron.

The cover has been signed by Wing Commander Alistair Monkman RAF, who received the US Distinguished Flying Cross and US Air Medal for his actions as an F-117A Nighthawk pilot during Operation Allied Force in 1999. Monkman flew a stealth fighter as an exchange pilot with the 9th Fighter Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, for three years. Awarded the US Air Medal on 6 April 1999, where he became the first pilot ever to fly a combat mission from Spangdahlem. He assumed command of the early portion of the 14-aircraft strike package while the mission commander was delayed on the ground. Then, deep in enemy territory, he delivered one precision-guided bomb and destroyed a large aircraft maintenance and repair hangar. His DFC (US) was awarded while he was the mission commander of a large aircraft formation. In the face of anti-aircraft artillery fire to their target in Belgrade, in the Former Republic of Yugoslavia, he evaluated that the weather in the target area would likely preclude weapons release. He then flew a more dangerous route, acquired his target through a break in the clouds, dropped his bombs and guided them to the target. He then evaluated enemy air defences and safely returned to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Post-strike battle damage assessment discovered he destroyed the target. He is now the Commanding Officer of No 617 Squadron. 

We usually have lots of other items up for sale so why not have a look


Powered by eBay Turbo Lister

Business seller information

Aviation Collectables
Print version

Returns policy

After receiving the item, cancel the purchase within
Return postage
14 days
Buyer pays return postage
The buyer is responsible for return postage costs.
Return policy details
Cancellations: Please contact us within 14 days after receipt of your order to advise you wish to cancel the order. If you cancel the order we will reimburse you the item and postal costs (standard basic postage - not including any additional services such as Signed for or Special Delivery) We may deduct from the reimbursement for any damages to the item should it not return in the same condition as sent. Reimbursement This should be within 14 days after receipt of the item or proof of the item being dispatched back to us. Of if no item was sent within 14 days after the notification of cancellation was received by us. Method of reimbursement We will refund back to the original payment method Actions The buyer should return the item to us within 14 days of notifying us of their intention to cancel the contract under the Consumer Rights Directive 2014. You should return the item(s) to the address which is displayed on our business information on ebay or on our return label. Returns should be undertaken without undue delay and in any event not later than 14 days from the day on which you communicate your cancellation from this contract to us. The deadline is met if you send back the goods before the period of 14 days has expired. CANCELLATION FORM To:- Aviation Collectables 13 Peregrine Road , Littlehampton, BN17 6DT Email:- website@aviationcollectables.co.uk I/We hereby give notice that I/We wish to cancel my/our contract of sale of the following goods:- Ordered on:- Received on:- Name of consumer(s), Address of consumer(s), Signature of consumer(s) (only required for paper format cancellations), Date
Most Buy It Now purchases are protected by the Consumer Rights Directive, which allow you to cancel the purchase within 14 working days after the day you receive the item. Find out more about your rights as a buyer - opens in a new window or tab and exceptions - opens in a new window or tab.

Questions and answers about this item

No questions or answers have been posted about this item.




Place bid

Time left:
Current bid:
(Approximately ##1##)
Postage:
Import charges:
Your maximum bid:
Your maximum bid:
Please read the full listing. By clicking Confirm bid you commit to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder. You will enter a binding contract.
By clicking Confirm bid, you are committing to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder and have read and agree to the Global Postage Programme terms and conditions - opens in a new window or tab. Import charges previously quoted are subject to change if you increase you maximum bid amount.
Cancel
Loading...
Resume bidding, if the page does not update immediately.
Place bid
Review and confirm your bid
Bid confirmation
d
h
m
s
day
hour
hours
Free P&P
See item description
(Approximately ##1##)
(Enter ##1## or more)
(Enter more than ##1##)
Your maximum bid:
Increase maximum bid
Place bid
Confirm bid
Increase maximum bid
Cancel
Change bid
Close
, you've been outbid. Don't let it get away - bid again.
, you're the highest bidder on this item. Hope you win it.
, you're the first bidder. Hope you win.
, you're currently the high bidder, but you're close to getting outbid.
, this auction is almost over and you're currently the high bidder.
, you're the high bidder, but the reserve price hasn't been met.
Please enter your bid again.
Please enter a valid number as the bid price.
Enter an amount that is equal or greater than the minimum bid required. This can be found under the bid entry box.
Maximum bids can't be lowered once they're submitted.
This seller requires the buyer to have a PayPal account to purchase this item. Get a PayPal account here .
Your bid is greater than or equal to the Buy it now price. We recommend you purchase this item via Buy it now. If you still wish to bid, you may do so below.
Time left:
Current bid:
(approximately ##1##)
Your maximum bid:
(approximately ##1##)
Increase your maximum bid:
By clicking 1 Click Bid, you are agreeing to buy this item from the seller if you're the winning bidder. Learn moreabout 1-click bid - opens in a new window or tab
day
hour
min
sec
days
hours
mins
secs
(approximately ##1##)
Winning bid:
Starting bid:
Close
Congratulations The auction has ended and you're the winner.
The auction has ended, but the reserve price was not met.
Sorry, the auction has ended and you were outbid.
Good news, you're the highest bidder.
Sorry, you've been outbid.
You're the highest bidder, but the reserve price has not been met.
Please enter a higher amount than the current bid.
Maximum bids cannot be lowered once submitted.
Please enter a valid number.