Commemorating Concorde’s Final Flight
Have you ever dreamt of stepping into the world of supersonic aviation history? Well, I recently had the chance to turn that dream into reality as I embarked on a thrilling adventure to the Bristol Aerospace Museum. This journey wasn’t just about wandering through exhibits, it was about commemorating the 20th anniversary of the final flight of the world-famous supersonic aircraft, Concorde.
I jumped at the opportunity to take our brand new Concorde commemoratives on board Concorde Alpha Foxtrot 216 G-BOAF.
On Board Concorde G-BOAF
As I set foot on the Concorde, I couldn’t help but feel the weight of a lifelong dream coming true. The sleek lines, the aviation marvel that once ruled the skies—it was all there beneath my feet. But this adventure wasn’t just about being on board; it was about delving into the heart of Concorde’s legacy.
The highlight of my day? An exclusive interview with none other than Concorde’s Chief Engineer, John Britton. Imagine having the opportunity to pick the brain of the mastermind behind this supersonic aircraft.
Behind the Scenes: Exclusive Interview with Chief Engineer John Britton
The stories, the facts, and the rich history he shared with me were nothing short of awe-inspiring. Britton’s insights transported me back in time, painting a vivid picture of Concorde’s glory days. From the engineering marvels that defined its success to the intricate details of its final flight.
As I listened to Britton, I couldn’t help but marvel at John’s passion and engineering brilliance that helped bring Concorde to life.
Leaving the museum that day, I carried with me not just the commemoratives that had traveled on Concorde’s final journey but a newfound appreciation for the legacy of supersonic travel. The Bristol Aerospace Museum had transformed a casual visit into a journey through time.
I urge you to step into the world of Bristol Aerospace Museum and witness this iconic aircraft for yourself.
As any collector knows, coins tell the story of our history. But sometimes, they only give a small insight. That’s why it’s been so important for us to find a collection that shows the whole picture.
And today, we have something unlike anything ever offered to Westminster collectors.
A collection comprised not only of historic coins, but also a real bullet, a patriotic token and a 150-year-old newspaper…
It is the set that finally shows the whole picture – and that picture is of the American Civil War.
After decades of conflict between the modernised northern states and the rural southern states of America, Abraham Lincoln’s accession to presidency hoped to end the slavery which fuelled the divide.
This ironically instigated the opposite effect, as eleven American nations formed an opposing government: the Confederate States of America.
So in April 1861, both ‘Americas’ went to war. This ended in 1865 and became the costliest and bloodiest war ever fought on American soil.
And here’s how you can preserve its history…
The Ultimate American Civil War Commemorative Collection
After searching for a whole year, we have finally been able to source a collection of the most collectable artefacts from the American Civil War.
This set is your rare chance to secure a genuine piece of history, which includes:
- 1861-1865 Seated Liberty Quarter Dollar
- 1825-1869 Mexican 1 Reale
- A REAL BULLET taken straight from the battlegrounds of the American Civil War
- An original newspaper printed at the time of the American Civil War
- An ‘Army and Navy’ Patriotic Token
JUST 70 AVAILABLE
This is an opportunity that doesn’t come around often, especially when you consider that we have only been able to build 70 sets…
And given the time it has taken us to source this small number, it will be even longer before we can get our hands on any more.