1966 Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill Commemoration Omnibus

Commemorating Winston Churchill

Date: 24th January 1966
Cachet: WINSTON LEONARD SPENCER CHURCHILL 1874 – 1965 OMNIBUS COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE FIRST DAY COVER JANUARY 24th, 1966
Stamps: BERMUDA 3d, 6d, 10d, 1/3 Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill 1874-1965 Omnibus Issue

Official First Day Cover

1966 Winston Churchill Commemoration FDC

Printed Cachet: OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER 1874 – 1965 SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL KG, PC, OM, CH, FRS
CDS: 24JAN66 HAMILTON BERMUDA
Address: Crown Agents Stamp Bureau, 4 Millbank, London SW1

Other First Day Covers

1966 Winston Churchill Commemoration FDC

Printed Cachet: Portrait of Winston Churchill in front of Houses of Parliament surrounded by laurel leaves with Union Jack, Stars & Stripes and other national flags above. TEXT – Sir Winston Spencer-Churchill K.G., O.M., C.H. / Special Commemorative Issue / FIRST DAY COVER
CDS: 24JAN66 HAMILTON BERMUDA
Address: Colonial Postmaster, Bermuda

1966 Winston Churchill Commemoration FDC

Printed Cachet: SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL 1874 – 1965 WSC Portrait study by Karsh of Ottawa World Copyright Reserved
CDS: 24JAN66 HAMILTON BERMUDA
Address: Colonial Postmaster, Bermuda

1966 Winston Churchill Commemoration Set FDC

CDS: 24JAN66B ST. GEORGES BERMUDA
Address: Mrs F. C. Outerbridge, “Durnford”, St. George’s, Bermuda

1966 Winston Churchill Commemoration FDC

CDS: 24JAN66B ST. GEORGES BERMUDA
Address: Mrs F. C. Outerbridge, “Durnford”, St. George’s, Bermuda
Stamp: 3d

1966 Winston Churchill Commemoration FDC

CDS: 24JAN66B ST. GEORGES BERMUDA
Address: Mr Donald Outerbridge, 190 Marlborough St., Boston, 02116, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Label: Air Mail / Par Avion
Stamp: 10d corner marginal

About the Omnibus issue

Key facts

Designer: Jennifer Toombs
Printer: Harrison & Sons Ltd
Process: Photogravure
Perforation: 14
Watermark: Multiple St Edward’s Crown Block CA
Release Date: 24th January 1966

Co-ordinators: Crown Agents
Issuing territories: 34 standard / Unkown local design
Number of stamps: 182 (136 standard / 46 local design)

1965 Winston Churchill omnibus issue commemorating the death of Churchill.

Standard issue – list of issuing territories

  1. Antigua
  2. Ascension
  3. Bahamas
  4. Barbados
  5. Basutoland
  6. Bechuanaland
  7. Bermuda
  8. British Antartic Territory
  9. British Honduras
  10. British Solomon Islands
  11. Brunei
  12. Cayman Islands
  13. Dominica
  14. Falkland Islands
  15. Fiji
  16. Gibraltar
  17. Gilbert & Ellice Islands
  18. Grenada
  19. Hong Kong
  20. Mauritius
  21. Monserrat
  22. New Hebrides Condominium
  23. Condominium de Nouvelles Hebrides
  24. Pitcairn Islands
  25. St. Christopher Nevis Anguilla
  26. St. Helena
  27. St. Lucia
  28. St. Vincent
  29. Seychelles
  30. Federation of South Arabia
  31. Swaziland
  32. Tristan Da Cunha
  33. Turks & Caicos Islands
  34. Virgin Islands

Local design – list of issuing territories

  1. Australia (1)
  2. Canada (1)
  3. Gambia (3)
  4. Great Britain (2)
  5. Jamaica (2)
  6. Malta (4)
  7. New Zealand (1)
  8. Rhodesia (1)

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