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1980 Rowland Hill and The Penny Post FDC

1980 Rowland Hill and The Penny Post

140 years since the introduction of The Penny Post Date: 25th February 1980 Stamps: 8c Perot Provisional and Penny Black; 20c Perot Provisional and Rowland Hill; 25c Perot Provisional and early letter and 50c Perot Provisional and PAID 1 Type: Official First Day Cover CDS: 25FEB80B PEROT POST OFFICE BERMUDA Cachet: BERMUDA OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER […]

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1962 Buildings of Bermuda Registered FDC

1962 Buildings of Bermuda Queen Elizabeth II Definitive Issue

New definitive issue – Buildings of Bermuda Date: 26th October 1962 Stamped Cachet: ERII DEFINITIVE ISSUE BUILDINGS OF BERMUDA FIRST DAY COVER 26TH OCTOBER, 1962 Stamps: Bermuda 1d The Old Rectory, St. George’s, c.1730; 2d Church of St. Peter, St. George’s; 3d Government House, 1892; 4d The Cathedral, Hamilton, 1894; 5d H.M. Dockyard; 6d W.B. […]

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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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1848 Perot Provisional

Perot Provisional

Bermuda’s first stamps Bermuda’s first postage stamps were produced locally in 1848 by Hamilton postmaster William B. Perot, consisting of the words “HAMILTON BERMUDA” in a circle, with the year and Perot’s signature in the middle. Known as the Perot provisionals and only eleven are still known to exist and The Queen has three of […]

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