THE "JERVIS BAY" ACTION

THE "JERVIS BAY" ACTION

Set Information

Set Title
Greeting, THE KING & QUEEN & QUEEN MARY (KGVI period) WWII, Oversize (set: OFFICIAL WAR PICTURE FROM THE NATIONAL GALLERY)
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD --ART PUBLISHERS TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY -- LONDON ; NEW YORK -- COPYRIGHT MADE IN ENGLAND.
come impressed on front in oval CROWN COPYRIGHT RESERVED, set of 15 cards

Item Information

Item Title:THE "JERVIS BAY" ACTION
Item Comment

single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:-THE "JERVIS BAY" ACTION. ON THE FIFTH NOVEMBER 1940 HIS MAJESTY'S ARMED MERCHANT CRUISERS "JERVIS BAY" WAS ESCORTING THIRTY EIGHT MERCHANTMEN...SIGHTING A POWERFUL GERMAN MAN-OF-WAR, SHE AT ONCE DREW CLEAR OF THE CONVOY, MADE STRAIGHT FOR THE ENEMY, AND CAME BETWEEN THE RAIDER AND HER PREY, SO THAT THEY MIGHT SCATTER AND ESCAPE..........see scan.......

In Set:KGVI England
Artist:CHARLES PEARS
Size:17.6 x 13.8 cm., oversize
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