Archive | First Day Covers

1953 Queen Elizabeth II Coronation FDC

1953 Coronation Queen Elizabeth II Omnibus

Commemorating the Coronation Date: 4th June 1953 Common Cachet: Stamped – ERII CORONATION QUEEN ELIZABETH II FIRST DAY COVER Stamp: 1½d Bermuda omnibus issue Type: First Day Cover CDS: -4JUN53B ST. GEORGES BERMUDA Cachet: COMMEMORATING THE CORONATION OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH JUNE 2 1953 Address: John Lister Ltd. 186 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2 Type: […]

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1949 Universal Postal Union FDC

1949 Universal Postal Union 75th Anniversary Omnibus

Commemorating the 75th anniversray of the UPU Date: 10th October 1949 Cachet Purple and Red: COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION FIRST DAY COVER 10th OCTOBER, 1949 Stamps: 2½d Universal Postal Union 1874-1949 Hermes, Globe and forms of transport; 3d Universal Postal Union 1874-1949 Hemispheres, Jet-powered Vickers and Steamer; 6d Universal Postal Union […]

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1949 Perot Centenary FDC

1949 Perot Centenary Issue

Centenenary of the First Postage Stamp – The Perot Stamp Type: First Day Cover Stamped cachet: PEROT CENTENARY ISSUE / FIRST DAY COVER 11th APRIL 1949, BERMUDA Stamps: 2½d, 3d and 6d Perot Provisional and Easter Lilies THE PEROT STAMP CENTENARY OF FIRST POSTAGE STAMP CDS: 11APR49C ST. GEORGES BERMUDA Printed cachet: First Day Cover […]

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1948 Silver Wedding Omnibus FDC

1948 Silver Wedding Anniversary

25 years of marriage of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Date: 1st December 1948 Type: First Day Cover CDS: -1DEC48C ST. GEORGE’S BERMUDA Cachet: First Day Cover 25 Silver Wedding Anniversary, King George VI & Queen Elizabeth 1923 – 1948 Address: Antilles Stamp Co., P.O. Box 59, St. George’s, Bermuda, B.W.I. Stamps: KGVI 1923-1948 […]

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1946 Peace Victory FDC

1946 Victory and Peace Omnibus Issue

Bermuda Peace Commemorative Issue Date: 6th November 1946 Stamps: 1½d and 3d Victory Omnibus Issue Type: First Day Cover CDS: -6NOV46B FLATTS BERMUDA Cachet: First Day Cover / QUO FATA FERUNT / Bermuda Peace Commemorative Issue Type: First Day Cover CDS: -6NOV46A ST. GEORGES BERMUDA Address: Mrs Raymond L. Myers, c/o Ms G. Outerbridge, St. […]

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1941 Seven and Half-Penny KGVI Pictorial Postcard FDC

1941 King George VI 7½d Pictorial Issue

New Seven Pence Half-Penny definitive Date: 18th December 1941 Stamp: King George VI BERMUDA 7½d Pictorial Issue featuring White-tailed Tropicbird, Arms of Bermuda and native flower Type: First Day Cover CDS: 18DEC41A HAMILTON BERMUDA Cachet: 7½d FIRST DAY COVER BERMUDA 18th DEC. 1941 featuring two clippers in purple Label: TRANS-ATLANTIC AIR MAIL VIA PAN AMERICAN […]

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1941 King George VI 3d Pictorial FDC

1941 King George VI 3d Pictorial Issue

New stamp added to the Pictorial Issue Date: 16th July 1941 Stamp: 3d King George VI Pictorial featuring St David’s Lighthouse Type: First Day Cover CDS: 16JUL41B ST. GEORGES BERMUDA Address: Donald Outerbridge, York Street, St. George’s, Bermuda Stamps: 3d Block of four printer marginal “BRADBURY, WILKINSON & Co., Ltd., NEW MALDEN, SURREY, ENGLAND” and […]

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1938 King George VI Pictorials set FDC

1938 King George VI Pictorial Issue

New King George VI pictorials Stamps depicting various scenes around Bermuda to replace the King George V versions. Date: 20th January 1938 Cachet: FIRST DAY COVER JANUARY 20, 1938 BERMUDA Stamps: 1d South Shore; 1½d South Shore; 2d Yacht Lucie (light blue and sepia);  2½d Grape Bay, Paget Parish; 3d St David’s Lighthouse (black and […]

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1937 George VI Coronation FDC

1937 Coronation King George VI

Bermuda Coronation First Day Cover Bermuda issued an omnibus issue to commemorate the Coronation of King George VI on 12th May 1937. Date: 14th May 1937 Common Cachet: Stamped – CORONATION KING GEORGE VI. FIRST DAY COVER Stamps: Omnibus issue 12th May 1937 BERMUDA 1d, 1½d and 2½d Type: First Day Cover CDS: 14MAY37C HAMILTON […]

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