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1953 Royal Visit Three Arrows FDC

1953 Bermuda Royal Visit November

Commemorating the visit of Queen Elizabeth II A special stamp adapted from the 6d White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon flavirostris Queen Elizabeth definitive marked “ROYAL VISIT 1953”. Date: 26th November 1953 Stamped Cachet: ER Royal Visit 1953 First Day Cover Stamp: QEII 6d White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon flavirostris Type: First Day Cover CDS: 26NOV53B ST.GEORGES BERMUDA Printed Cachet: […]

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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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1941 Seven and Half-Penny KGVI Pictorial Postcard FDC

1941 King George VI 7½d Pictorial Issue

New Seven Pence Half-Penny definitive Date: 18th December 1941 Stamp: King George VI BERMUDA 7½d Pictorial Issue featuring White-tailed Tropicbird, Arms of Bermuda and native flower Type: First Day Cover CDS: 18DEC41A HAMILTON BERMUDA Cachet: 7½d FIRST DAY COVER BERMUDA 18th DEC. 1941 featuring two clippers in purple Label: TRANS-ATLANTIC AIR MAIL VIA PAN AMERICAN […]

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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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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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