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1941 Naval Operating Base Bermuda BR Patriotic Cover

1941 Naval Operating Base Bermuda BR

United States Navy US Naval Air Base First official mail was sent on 14th July 1941. The Marine Barracks NOB Bermuda was opened after the Marine Detachment Bermuda was closed on July 13th 1941. This base was part of the Land Lease program which exchanged British Bases for US Ships. Type: Patriotic Cover Date: 9th […]

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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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1941 Wartime Censor Letter

1941 Censor Cover

Wartime censorship of letter Type: Censor Cover Date: 12th May 1941 CDS: 12MAY41B ST. GEORGES BERMUDA Hand Stamps: T BERMUDA and CENTIMES 150 (Tax markings) Censor Label: B.C.1. OPENED BY EXAMINER 449 Label: AIR MAIL Address: Mrs Annette Sandilli, 71 Huyler Street, Hackensack, New Jersey, U.S.A. Stamps: King George VI definitive pictorials 1½d Ships in […]

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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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1938 C6a Registered Envelope PS

1938 Registered Envelopes KGVI

New postal stationery items Type: Postal Stationery Registered Letter Issue date: 1938 Higgins & Gage: #C6a Embossed head of King George VI Type 4 THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED (with serifs) Text: REGISTERED LETTER / THIS LETTER MUST BE GIVEN TO AN OFFICER OF THE POST OFFICE TO BE REGISTERED, AND A RECEIPT […]

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