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RAF recognition poster - Lightning

RAF recognition poster - Lightning

Code: P25509

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Lightning (2 - Allison).  Single-seat fighter.  Identification/Recognition Poster Issue 2 - April 1944 (Superseding Lightning I & II).   Approximately  38 x 50.5cm.  Printed by Fosh and Cross Ltd. on fairly thin paper.  Shows the silhouette of this bomber from the front, underside and side.   It has creasing and minor edge tears that have been repaired using specialist ultra-thin acid-free archival tape that does not yellow, crack or harden and can be removed by a conservator.  There is an ink stain on the left edge and minor paper loss in the upper right corner.  Reasonable condition and displays very well.  These would have been used in training schools and were also displayed in Mess huts on active RAF bases.  Will be posted in a card mailing tube.  Stock code P25509.