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1979 Bermupex CC

1979 Bermupex 79

Bermuda Philatelic Society A series of stamp shows held in Bermuda from 1974 to 1980. Date: 17th February 1979 Type: Commemorative Cover CDS: BERMUPEX 79 17.2.79 HOLIDAY INN BERMUDA Stamp: 20c Coralita definitive. Holiday Inn Bermuda The Holiday Inn Hotel opened in 1973 in St George’s on a hill top close to the St. Catherine’s […]

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1977 Bermuda Piloting FDC

1977 Bermuda Piloting

Celebrating the skills of the Bermuda Pilots Date: 26th September 1977 Stamps: 5c Heaving the lead – 17th Century Ship approaching Castle Island; 15c King’s pilot leaving ship – 1795; 17c Pilot Gigs racing out to 19th Century Paddle Steamer, 20c Pilot Gigs and “Harvest Queen” – late 19th Century; and 40c Modern Pilot Cutter. […]

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1977 Centenary of Membership of the Universal Postal Union FDC

1977 Centenary of Membership of the Universal Postal Union

Centenary of UPU Membership Date: 20th June 1977 Stamps: CENTENARY OF U.P.U MEMBERSHIP 5c Stockdale House, St. George’s c. 1784-1812; 15c Perot Post Office; 17c St. George’s Post Office c. 1860; 20c Old General Post Office, Hamilton c. 1935; 40c New G.P.O Hamilton, 1967 Type: Official First Day Cover CDS: 20JUN77B HAMILTON BERMUDA Cachet: 1877-1977 […]

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1976 Tall Ships Race FDC

1976 Tall Ships International Sail Training Races

Commemorating the Tall Ships Race 1st Race Plymouth-Tenerife 1,450 miles. 2nd Race Tenerife-Bermuda 2,530 miles. 3rd Race Bermuda-Newport 635 miles. Parade Newport-New York. Date: 15th June 1976 Handstamped Cachet: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE “TALL SHIPS RACE” 15th JUNE, 1976 Stamps: 5c Christian Radich Norway (cadet ship); 12c Juan Sebastian de Elcano Spain (cadet schooner); 17c […]

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1976 Bermuda Biological Station FDC

1976 50th Anniversary of the Bermuda Biological Station

Commemorating the 50 years of Biological Station Type: Official First Day Cover Date: 29th March 1976 Cachet: Stamped – First Day of Issue 50th Anniversary Bermuda Biological Station 29th March, 1976 Stamps: 5c Launching of the Bathysphere from the Ready; 17c Bermuda Biological Station; 20c H.M.S.  Challenger, 1873 and 25c Beebe’s Bathysphere descent off Bermuda, […]

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1975 200th Anniversary Gunpowder Plot FDC

1975 200th Anniversary of Gunpowder Plot 1775

Commemorating the Gunpowder Plot at St. George’s Date: 27th October 1975 Cachet: Printed – 200th ANNIVERSARY of GUNPOWDER PLOT at St. GEORGES 1775. AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE. BERMUDA OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER. Stamped – First Day of Issue “200th Anniversary of Gunpowder Plot” 27th October, 1975 Stamps: 5c; 17c; 20c and 25c various scenes. Type: […]

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1975 Revalued Bermuda Flowers definitives Mangrove Bay FDC

1975 Revalued 1970 Flower Definitive Set

Revalued flower definitives Date: 2nd June 1975 Cachet: FIRST DAY ISSUE OF 7 REVALUED STAMPS 1970 “FLOWER” DEFINITIVE SET 2nd JUNE, 1975 Stamps: 17c Passion Flower; 20c Coralita; 25c Morning Glory; 40c Angel’s Trumpet; $1.00 Plumbago; $2.00 Bird of Paradise Flower and $3.00 Chalice Cup. First Day Covers CDS: -2JUN75 MANGROVE BAY BERMUDA Address: Cambridge […]

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1975 Royal Visit FDC

1975 Royal Visit

Commemorating the Royal Visit of 1975 Date: 17th February 1975 Stamps: 17c and 20c Royal Visit February 1975 Official First Day Cover Cachet: First Day of Issue “Royal Visit” 17th February, 1975 CDS: HAMILTON 17FEB75B Address: Crown Agents Stamp Bureau, 4 Millbank, London SW1 CDS: 17FEB75 MANGROVE BAY BERMUDA Address: Mr & Mrs Cyril Catling, […]

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