New Stamps from Gibraltar

You Stamps

gibraltar you stampYou Stamps are a unique way to personalize your mail. They’re created by printing your own photograph beside a postage stamp on a sheet (see above). There are 3 themes to choose from: Rock of Gibraltar; Moorish Castle & Wedding).The You Stamps are composed of a set of 3 x G (Gibraltar postage rate) stamps and 3 x E (UK & Europe postage rate) stamps. Three sheetlets (A4 size) of 20 stamps each (20 sets) complete the issue.

Issue Date 7 Sep 2015

RAF Squadrons IV 

gibraltar raf sqNo.520 Squadron was formed at Gibraltar on 20 September 1943 from No.1402 Flight for meteorlogical duties. Initially equipped with Hudsons and Gladiators, it changed this combination to Halifaxes and Spitfires early in 1944. Weather flights were made out into the Adlantic and in September 1944 the squadron took over the Martinets of No.1500 (BAT) Flight for target-towing. Soon after the end of the war, No.520 was given an air-sea rescue role in addition to its meteorlogical duties and remained in Gibraltar until disbanded on 25 April 1946.

Issue Date 31 August 2015

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