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1990 MV Sonia Chile Paquebot

MV Sonia Paquebot Valparaiso Chile

Bermuda paquebot from Chile Type: Paquebot Cover Date: 9th January 1990 CDS: CORREOS DE CHILE 9ENE 90-18 Cachets: m.v. SONIA M HAMILTON OFF. No. 343028 G.R.T. 11142-50 N.R.T. 5946-73 / MARS LTD. CLARENDON HOUSE, CHURCH STREET, HAMILTON, BERMUDA Signed: A. O. Lightfoot, MASTER Address: MARTIN W. LONGSETH, 417 Wilson Street, Sun Prairie, Wis. 53590 U. […]

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1986 Bermuda Shipwrecks Part I

1986 Bermuda Shipwrecks Part I

First issue of the shipwreck definitves Date: 16th January 1986 Stamps: 3c Constellation Wrecked 1943; 5c Early Riser Wrecked 1876; 10c Curlew Wrecked 1856; 12c Warwick Wrecked 1619; $8 HMS Pallas Wrecked 1783 Type: Official First Day Cover CDS: 16.JAN86A HAMILTON BERMUDA Cachet: Bermuda Shipwrecks PART I. OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER Release date: 16th January […]

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1978 Bermuda Wildlife Definitives Pt 1 FDC

1978 Bermuda Wildlife Definitive Part I

New definitive wildlife issue Date: 15th November 1978 Stamps: 3c White-Tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus; 4c White-Eyed Vireo Vireo Griseus bermudianus; 5c Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialus; 8c Cardinal (Redbird) Cardinalis cardinalis and $5 Bermuda Petrel (Cahow) Pterodroma cahow Type: Official First Day Cover Cachet: BERMUDA WILDLIFE DEFINITIVE PART I. offical first day cover /release date: 15.11.78 […]

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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 Bermupex 75 Commemorative Cover

1975 Bermupex 75

Bermuda Philatelic Society A series of stamp shows held in Bermuda from 1974 to 1980. In 1975 the venue was the Southampton Princess Hotel. Date: 29th November 1975 Type: Commemorative Cover Cachet: BERMUPEX 75 Bermuda Philatelic Society CDS: BERMUPEX ’75 29.11.75 SOUTHAMPTON BERMUDA Label: BERMUPEX–75, SOUTHAMPTON, BERMUDA Number: N0 1063 Stamp: 5c Poinsettia definitive. Southampton […]

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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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