SA 5 – Salvation Army FDC UK 1965

SA 5 – UK & US combo on SA 4.22 cachet

Salvation Army world centennial – Country combo –

Postmark: First day of issue for the UK stamps (09.08.1965) – cancelled Preston (UK)

Cachet: US cachet Red Shield / text (Farnam – M#12)

Text: “100th Anniversary”

Stamp: Single (Stanley Gibbons 1249) & UK Stanley Gibbons 665 – 666

Size: 165 x 93 mm

Remark: Connoisseur: US cachet & US stamp (issued one month before) used in the UK issue commemorating the Salvation Army centennial. Extremely RARE – only two known items issued by connoisseur collector

Estimated value = £100 – 150 +