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1949 Universal Postal Union FDC

1949 Universal Postal Union 75th Anniversary Omnibus

Commemorating the 75th anniversray of the UPU Date: 10th October 1949 Cachet Purple and Red: COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION FIRST DAY COVER 10th OCTOBER, 1949 Stamps: 2½d Universal Postal Union 1874-1949 Hermes, Globe and forms of transport; 3d Universal Postal Union 1874-1949 Hemispheres, Jet-powered Vickers and Steamer; 6d Universal Postal Union […]

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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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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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1941 Naval Operating Base Bermuda BR Patriotic Cover

1941 Naval Operating Base Bermuda BR

United States Navy US Naval Air Base First official mail was sent on 14th July 1941. The Marine Barracks NOB Bermuda was opened after the Marine Detachment Bermuda was closed on July 13th 1941. This base was part of the Land Lease program which exchanged British Bases for US Ships. Type: Patriotic Cover Date: 9th […]

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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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1937 George VI Coronation FDC

1937 Coronation King George VI

Bermuda Coronation First Day Cover Bermuda issued an omnibus issue to commemorate the Coronation of King George VI on 12th May 1937. Date: 14th May 1937 Common Cachet: Stamped – CORONATION KING GEORGE VI. FIRST DAY COVER Stamps: Omnibus issue 12th May 1937 BERMUDA 1d, 1½d and 2½d Type: First Day Cover CDS: 14MAY37C HAMILTON […]

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USS Pike submarine shakedown cruise CC

1936 USS Pike submarine shakedown cruise

US Submarine Pike visits Bermuda on its shakedown cruise Type: Warship Cover CDS: AUG 15 1936 P.M. U.S.S. PIKE. HAMILTON BERMUDA Cachet: SHAKEDOWN CRUISE U.S. SUBMARINE PIKE 1936 NEW YORK, JACKSONVILLE, NASSAU, TAMPA, PORT ARTHUR, VERA CRUZ, HAVANA, GUANTANAMO BAY, ST. THOMAS, HAMILTON, NEW LONDON, NEWPORT / ANCS ARGONAUTS Address: Eugene L. Mueller, 8012 Kimbark […]

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