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1939 Pan Am First Transatlantic Airmail Southern Route FF

1939 Pan Am First Transatlantic Airmail Southern Route

First official airmail despatch from Great Britain First Official Airmail despatch from Great Britain to Bermuda. Pan Am initiated two transatlantic air service routes with the Boeing 314 Yankee Clipper.  The Southern Route operated via Bermuda and the Azores en route to Lisbon, Portugal and Marseille, France. See Northern Route… CDS: 1.15PM 30 MY 39 […]

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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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