'Westminster Collection Hand Painted FDC's'

Limited Edition Hand-painted Covers

Below are the very Limited Edition First Day Covers that I have painted for ‘The Westminster Collection‘. The Cover’s are an Edition of only five and each is hand-painted using oils on a Gesso base or some are painted with watercolours.

Painted First Day Cover for the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain, with six stamps and coin.
First Day Cover, painted in Designers Gouache, for the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
Oil Painted First Day Cover for the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain, with six stamps and coin.
First Day Cover, painted in Oils, for the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
Painted First Day Cover for the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain, with six stamps and coin.
First Day Cover, painted in Designers Gouache, for the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
Oil painting on a First Day Cover of Dunkirk soldiers wading out to a small boat.
Dunkirk Evacuation. Soldiers wading out to waiting ‘Little Ships’. Painted with Oils.
VE Day First Day Cover with a painting of Churchill, a coin and three postage stamps
Three VE Day Covers. Painted with Oils.
VE Day First Day Cover with a coin and three postage stamps, with a illustration of a crowd celebrating.
Painted with oils.
VE Day First Day Cover with a 50p coin and three postage stamps and an illustration of St Paul's Cathedral with spotlights behind it forming a V.
Remembrance First Day Cover with a coin and three postage stamps and a watercolour illustration of Poppys
Remembrance Cover, painted with watercolour.
Moon Landing First Day Covers with four postage stamps, coin, with an illustration of an Astronaut with the flag, Lander and Earth reflected in his visor.
Apollo 11, painted with oils.
D-Day First Day Cover with six postage stamps, a coin and an illustration of soldiers of the Shropshire Light Infantry.

D-Day

Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry fighting on Périers Ridge. As part of Operation Overlord, they had landed on Sword beach. They advanced inland without support of the promised Sherman tanks, which were still logjammed back on the beach.
Both D-Day Covers are painted with oils.

 

D-Day First Day Cover with five postage stamps, a coin and an illustration of US Rangers climbing Pointe du Hoc.

During D-Day Pointe du Hoc was the highest point between Utah Beach and Omaha Beach. The German army had fortified the headland with concrete casemates and gun pits. The US Army Ranger Assault Group attacked and captured Pointe du Hoc after scaling the cliffs with grapples and ladders.

2018 Remembrance First Day Cover with five postage stamps, coin and a watercolour illustration of Poppies.
Remembrance Cover, painted with watercolour.
RAF Centenary First Day Cover with six postage stamps, coin and an illustration of a Sopwith Camel flying over a First World War battlefield.

RAF Centenary

Sopwith Camel flying over a First World War battlefield, painted with oils.
Spitfire, painted with oils.
Eurofighter Typhoon, painted with oils.

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