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1989 150th Anniversary of the Bermuda Library FDC

1989 150th Anniversary of the Bermuda Library

Commemorating the national library Date: 5th October 1989 Stamps: Bermuda 18c Main Library, Hamilton; 50c The Old Rectory, St. George’s; 60c Springfield, Somerset Library; $2.00 Cabinet Building. Type: Official First Day Cover CDS: 05.OCT 89A HAMILTON BERMUDA Cachet: 150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BERMUDA LIBRARY / OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER RELEASE DATE: 5 OCT 1989 Liner […]

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1980 Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting FDC

1980 Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting

Commemorating the Finance Ministers Meeting Date: 24th September 1980 Stamps: 8c Bermuda via satellite; 20c Camden; 25c Princess Hotel, Hamilton and 50c Government House Type: Official First Day Cover CDS: MANGROVE BAY 24SEP80 BERMUDA Cachet: Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting 1980. Bermuda. Official First Day Cover. Release date: 24th September 1980 Address: Postmaster Mangrove P.O. Reverse: […]

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1980 Queen Mother 80th Birthday FDC

1980 80th Birthday of HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

Commememorating The Queen Mother’s 80th Birthday Date: 4th August 1980 Stamp: 25c 80th Birthday of H.M. Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother 4th August 1980 Type: Official First Day Cover CDS: -4AUG80A HAMILTON BERMUDA Cachet: Printed – 80th Birthday of HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother 4th August 1980 BERMUDA OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER. Reverse – […]

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1980 Bermuda Miss World FDC

1980 Bermuda Miss World

Commemorating Miss Bermuda’s Miss World win Gina Swainson was the official representative of Bermuda to the 1979 Miss World pageant held at the Albert Hall in London on November 15, 1979, she captured the crown of Miss World. Upon her return to Bermuda, there was a parade in Gina’s honour and she was depicted on […]

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1980 London 1980 FDC

1980 London 1980

Official First Day Cover London 1980 Date: 6th May 1980 Stamps: 25c British Airways Tristar-500 – Approaching Bermuda from West 1980; 50c SS “Orduna” Grassy Bay 1926; $1 “Delta” St. George’s Harbour 1856 and $2 “Lord Sidmouth” Old Ship Channel St. George’s 1818 Type: Offical First Day Cover / Presentation Cover CDS: -6MAY80B HAMILTON BERMUDA […]

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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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