1995 COMMEMORATING THE CENTENARY OF THE BIRTH OF R J MITCHELL 1895-1995
PHILATELIC MEDALLIC COVER
The obverse of this superb medal, modelled by Avril Vaughan features a sensitive portrait of R J Mitchell, capturing the thoughtful character of this dedicated man.
For the reverse design, sculptor John Lobban, shows the famous Spitfire overflying the S.6B seaplane, in a composition charged with the power and beauty of the two planes.
The Commemorative Label is issued to mark the centenary of the birth of R J Mitchell, whose legendary Spitfire evolved from his racing seaplanes.
Diameter - 38.45mm
Weight - 28.28gms
Alloy - Nckel-brass
Quality - Proof-like
As we have several of the covers in stock, the serial number may vary from the item shown.