Postal Cards

Bermuda Postal Cards

Various offical Postal Cards issued by the Bermuda Post Office. Reference numbers are from Higgins and Gage Bermuda Revised 1976.

Post Cards

Queen Victoria

1880

1880 Bermuda Post Card Stationery

1880 – #1 HALF PENNY Inland Rate Post Cards carmine on light blue Setting A (U above comma), Setting B (U above A) and Setting C (U above D and A). ½d QV stamp officially affixed. #1a Without stamp.

1880 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Foreign Rate

1880 – #2 HALF PENNY and ONE PENNY Foreign Rate Post Cards carmine on buff Setting A (t above r), Setting B (t above 2nd d) and Setting C (t above dr). 1d and ½d QV stamps officially affixed. #2a Without stamps.

1885

See 1885 Postal Cards…

1885 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Inland Rate

1885 – #3 HALF PENNY Inland Rate Post Card blue on buff Printed ½d QV stamp. #3a White card.

1885 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Foreign Rate

1885 – #4 PENNY HALF PENNY Foreign Post Card carmine on buff Printed 1½d QV stamp. #4a White card.

1885 – #5 PENNY HALF PENNY + PENNY HALF PENNY Foreign Post Card with Paid Reply Card carmine on buff Printed 1½d QV stamp.

1893

1893 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Foreign Rate Surcharged

1893 – #7 Surcharged Foreign Post Cards carmine on buff Printed ½d QV stamp with “One Penny.” overprinted in two lines. Setting A (4mm gap beteen One and Penny), Setting B (4mm gap. E broken, serif bottoms no feet), Setting C (4.5mm gap. Right of N broken and concaved. Break in E top rougher than next variety) and Setting D (4.5mm gap. Upright leg of one broken but flat. Broken E of penny flatter than variety C).

1893 – Surcharged Foreign Post Cards as above. Pack of 12 with printed band “12 INTERNATIONAL POSTCARDS”

1893 – #10 Surcharged Foreign Post Card with Paid Reply Card carmine on buff Printed 1½d QV stamp with “One Penny.” overprint in two lines.

1893 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Foreign Rate

1893 – #9 Foreign Post Card carmine on buff Printed 1d QV stamp

1893 – Foreign Post Card with Paid Reply Card carmine on buff Printed 1d QV stamp

1902

Edward VII

1903 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Foreign Rate Dry Dock

1902 – #12 Foreign Rate Post Card red on buff Printed Dry Dock 1d KEVII stamp

1903 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Inland Rate Dry Dock

1902 – #11 Inland Rate Post Card green on buff Printed Dry Dock ½d KEVII stamp

1912

King George V

1912 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Inland Rate Caravel

1912 – #13 Inland Rate Post Card green on buff Printed Caravel ½d KGV stamp

1913 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Foreign Rate KGV

1912/13 – #15 Foreign Rate Post Card red on buff Printed 1d KGV stamp

1913 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Inland Rate KGV

1912/13 – #14 Inland Rate Post Card green on buff Printed ½d KGV stamp

1938

King George VI

1940 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Inland Rate KGVI

1938 – #16 Inland Rate Post Card green on buff Printed ½d KGVI stamp

1940 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Foreign Rate KGVI

1940 – #17 Foreign Rate Post Card red on buff Printed 1d KGVI stamp

Queen Elizabeth II

1955 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Inland Rate QEII

1956 – #18 Inland Rate Post Card red on buff Printed 1d QEII stamp

1965 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Foreign Rate KGVI

1965 – #19 Foreign Rate Post Card dark blue on buff Printed 2d QEII stamp

1970 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Inland Rate QEII

1970 – Inland Rate Post Card black on buff Printed 3c QEII stamp

1978 Bermuda Post Card Stationery Inland Rate QEII

1978 – Inland Rate Post Card black on buff Printed 4c QEII stamp

1986 – Post Cards pack of 12 multicoloured various island scenes Each with printed 40c QEII stamp

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