Competition RAF Centenary

Published on March 29th, 2018 | by Sarah Jubb

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Win The RAF Centenary Collectibles

To celebrate 100 years of the Royal Air Force, the world’s oldest independent air force, one lucky winner will be able to win an RAF Centenary collectible set including the RAF Centenary Presentation Pack and the RAF Centenary Coin Cover.

The actual anniversary of the formation of the RAF will be on 1 April and there have been events organised around the United Kingdom to celebrate. Some of these include a documentary covering 100 years of the RAF with actor Ewan McGregor and his ex-RAF pilot brother Colin McGregor which aired on BBC One on Sunday 25 March.

Along with this, the Spitfire 100K Challenge will begin on Sunday 1 April, with people who enter having 100 days to undertake 100K. It can be completed however anyone wishes, whether it’s running, in the gym or on the road and those who complete it will be awarded an exclusive 100K Spitfire Challenge medal.

Win The RAF Centenary Coin Cover and Presentation Pack

With the official anniversary fast approaching, we’re giving one person the chance to win a set of RAF Centenary collectible items that have been issued by Royal Mail to celebrate the event. Included in this competition is the RAF Centenary Presentation Pack that contains all six Special Stamps from the collection.

Each stamp features one of the important aircraft that have been part of the RAF in the last 100 years, painted by renowned aeronautical artist, Michael Turner. The six stamps in this pack consist of:

RAF Coin Cover

  • 1st Class Lightning F6
  • 1st Class Hurricane Mk I
  • £1.40 L Vulcan B2
  • £1.40 Typhoon FGR4
  • £1.57 Nimrod MR 2
  • £1.57 Camel F1

Along with this, the presentation pack also includes the Red Arrows Miniature Sheet which commemorates the contribution the aerobatic team has played in the RAF. This sheet contains four stamps that feature different manoeuvres  from their displays including:

  • 1st Class Flypast
  • 1st Class Swan
  • £1.40 Synchro
  • £1.40 Python

Also included in the collectibles set that can be won is the RAF Centenary Coin Cover which features the Red Arrows Miniature Sheet stamps along with a £2 Brilliant Uncirculated coin that had the edge inscription of PER ADUA AD ASTRA. This is the motto of the RAF and means ‘Through adversity to the stars’. Limited to only 12,000, this coin cover is a must have for any collector of aviation memorabilia.

How To Enter

To be in with a chance of winning this fantastic set of RAF Centenary collectibles with a total value of £29.45, you just have to enter your name and email address into the box shown below. Once done, you will be automatically entered into our sweepstake draw.

Please note that this competition will end on midnight Sunday 15th April 2018. Once closed, one winner be chosen at random and will be contacted by email on Monday 16th April 2018.

The best of luck to everyone who enters!

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