AIR MINISTRY POSTERS: A rare original restricted proof copy Royal Air Force poster for the Airfield Construction Branch, 1955

A rare original restricted proof copy Royal Air Force poster for the Airfield Construction Branch.

The poster designed to help improve safety, entitled Day In Day Out Wet Or Fine, Regular Servicing All The Time, Know The Servicing Schedules On Your Machine. 

With detailed printed information in the margin ‘Prepared by the Ministry of Supply, For Promulgation By Air Ministry’.  The poster is dated July 1955. Left margin with credit C.B.H. 26323 – Wt. 414444 – Dd 6319 – – 9/55. Over-stamped “Proof Copy” to lower right and “Restricted” to top margin .

The design depicts two R.A.F. pilots consulting the Royal Air Force Airfield Construction Plant Manual of Basic Services and Storage Schedules.

Dimensions 49cm high x 38cm wide.

 

This poster is one of several Air Ministry/ Royal Air Force pieces included in our store, for a similar item see  AIR MINISTRY POSTERS: An original 1940s vintage poster for Royal Air Force pilots ‘Good Instrument Flying Will “See” You Through’

The Airfield Construction Branch existed from 1939 until 1966. During this time they were responsible for the maintenance and repair of the Royal Air Forces buildings, facilities and runways across the globe.

The branch adopted the name during the late 1940s (previously being known as Service rather than Branch). For a detailed history see RAF Museum link to the RAF Historical Society Journal:  https://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/documents/research/RAF-Historical-Society-Journals/Journal-51.pdf

 

Dimensions: Dimensions 49cm high x 38cm wide

Price: £110

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Condition Report: In overall very good condition, folding to corners and some rounding. Good in accordance with age and use.

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