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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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1968 XIX Olympic Games Mexico FDC

1968 XIX Olympic Games Mexico City Mexico

Commemorating the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico Date: 24th September 1968 Cachet: Printed – OLYMPIC GAMES 1968 BERMUDA OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER / Stamped – XIX OLYMPIC GAMES BERMUDA COMMEMORATIVE FIRST DAY COVER – SEPTEMBER 24th, 1968 Stamps: 3d; 1/-; 1/6 and 2/6 Olympic Games Mexico 1968 Football, Track & Field Events and Sailing. CDS: 24SEP68 HAMILTON […]

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1939 First Transatlantic Airmail Northern Route 2/- keyplate FF

1939 Pan Am First Transatlantic Airmail Northern Route

First Transatlantic Airmail First acceptance of mail via New York – Southampton service (northern route). Despatch postmark 21st June with arrival post mark 29th June. Pan Am initiated two transatlantic air service routes with the Boeing 314 Yankee Clipper.  The Northern Route included stops in Newfoundland and Ireland en route to Southampton, England. See Southern […]

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