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BOAC First Speedbird Constellation Flight Bermuda to New York

1948 BOAC First Speedbird Constellation Flight Bermuda to New York

The flying boats are replaced 1948 18th January Hamilton–New York via BOAC First Speedbird Constellation, G-AHEN, RMA Baltimore flight; souvenir covers printed with inscription. Type: First Flight Cover Machine cancel: 1-PM 18th JAN 1948 HAMILTON BERMUDA / COME TO BERMUDA THE ISLES OF REST Cachet: B.O.A.C FIRST SPEEDBIRD CONSTELLATION FLIGHT / BERMUDA – NEW YORK […]

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1947 Colonial Airlines Inaugural Flight Washington DC FF

1947 FAM 33 Colonial Airlines New York Washington DC Bermuda

First Flight of FAM 33 Hamilton–New York–Washington by Colonial Airlines. Cachet: Purple – WASHINGTON – NEW YORK – COLONIAL AIRLINES INAUGUAL FLIGHT AUGUST 1st 1947 Date: August 1st 1947 Return flight westbound Bermuda to Washington DC CDS: -1AUG47A HAMILTON BERMUDA Address: Mr. Sigmund Janas, President, Colonial Airlines, Inc., 223 Shoreham Building, Washington, D. C. Envelope: […]

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1941 Wartime Censor Letter

1941 Censor Cover

Wartime censorship of letter Type: Censor Cover Date: 12th May 1941 CDS: 12MAY41B ST. GEORGES BERMUDA Hand Stamps: T BERMUDA and CENTIMES 150 (Tax markings) Censor Label: B.C.1. OPENED BY EXAMINER 449 Label: AIR MAIL Address: Mrs Annette Sandilli, 71 Huyler Street, Hackensack, New Jersey, U.S.A. Stamps: King George VI definitive pictorials 1½d Ships in […]

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1938 First US Trans-Atlantic Air Mail FF

1938 First US Trans-Atlantic Air Mail

Via Bermuda Clipper Date: April 6th 1938 CDS: APR 6 6-AM PORT WASHINGTON 1938 Cachet: FIRST U. S. TRANS-ATLANTIC AIR MAIL PORT WASHINGTON, N. Y.–BERMUDA VIA BERMUDA CLIPPER April 6th, 1938 Address: Howard C. Hofman c/o POSTMASTER, Hamilton, Bermuda. forwarding address on reverseside Stamp: UNITED STATES POSTAGE AIRMAIL 10c Reverse: Return Postage Guaranteed By Name: […]

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1937 Cavalier Bermuda to New York 3d stamps First Flight

1937 Bermuda to New York Air Service RMA Cavalier First Flight

Commemorating the first flight between Bermuda and New York Cavalier was a Short Empire flying boat with the registration G-ADUU that had been launched on 21 November 1936 and delivered to Imperial Airways. In 1937, Imperial Airways and Pan American World Airways opened up a New York-Bermuda-London flying-boat passenger service. Imperial Airways used Cavalier on […]

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1936 KGV Pictorial Issue FDC

1936 King George V Pictorial Issue

New King George V pictorials Stamps depicting various scenes around Bermuda. Date: 14th April 1936 Cachet: PICTORIAL ISSUE FIRST DAY COVER 14th. APRIL 1936 BERMUDA Stamps: ½d Red Hole, Paget; 1d South Shore; 1½d South Shore and 2d Yacht Lucie; 2½d Grape Bay, Paget Parish; 3d Point House, Warwick Parish; 6d Gardener’s Cottage, Par-la-Ville, Hamilton; […]

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