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1994 Flowering Fruits Definitive Series Part II FDC

1994 Flowering Fruits Definitive Series Part II

More values for the definitive issue Date: 6th October 1994 Stamps: 10c Calabash Crescentia cujete; 25c Mulberry Morus nigra; 35c Grape Vitis vinifera; 55c Orange Citrus sinensis; $1 Prickly Pear Opuntia dillenii; $5 Banana Musa paradisiaca Type: Official First Day Cover Cachet: Official First Day Cover. Release Date 6 October 1994. BERMUDA FLOWERING FRUITS DEFINITIVE […]

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1989 150th Anniversary of the Bermuda Library FDC

1989 150th Anniversary of the Bermuda Library

Commemorating the national library Date: 5th October 1989 Stamps: Bermuda 18c Main Library, Hamilton; 50c The Old Rectory, St. George’s; 50c The Old Rectory, St. George’s; 60c Springfield, Somerset Library; $2.00 Cabinet Building. Type: Official First Day Cover CDS: 05.OCT 89A HAMILTON BERMUDA Cachet: 150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BERMUDA LIBRARY / OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER […]

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1988 Lloyd's of London Tercentenary FDC

1988 Lloyd’s of London Tercentenary

Commemorating 300 years of Lloyd’s of London Date: 13th October 1988 Stamps: 18c Loss of HMS Lutine, 1799; 50c Cable Ship ‘Sentinel’; 60c ‘Bermuda’ – caught fire, Hamilton 1931 and $2 ‘Valerian’ lost during hurricane 1926 Type: Official First Day Cover CDS: HAMILTON 13.OCT88A Cachet: Lloyd’s Historic Silver Collection. Lloyd’s of London Tercentenary 1688-1988. Silver […]

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1987 Centenary of the Bermuda Telephone Company FDC

1987 Centenary of the Bermuda Telephone Company

The 100th Anniversary of the Bermuda Telephone Company 1887 – 1987 Date: 1st October 1987 Stamps: BERMUDA Centenary of the Bermuda Telephone Company 1887 – 1987 15c Horse and cart carrying telegraph poles; 40c Early telephone exchange; 50c Early and modern telephones and $1.50 Communications setellite orbiting and fibre-optic. CDS: 01.OCT87A HAMILTON BERMUDA Cachet: BERMUDA […]

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1983 British Airways Concorde Bermuda to Orlando First Flight

1983 British Airways Concorde First Flight Bermuda to Orlando

Concorde first flight from Bermuda to Orlando Date: 17th October 1983 Type: Official British Airways Cover CDS: 16.OCT83B HAMILTON BERMUDA Backstamp: OCT 17 1983 ORLANDO, FL 328 / COVER NUMBER 32 OF 100 OFFICIALLY CREW SIGNED Printed Cachet: British Airways Concorde BRITISH AIRWAYS CONCORDE FIRST FLIGHT BERMUDA – ORLANDO OFFICIAL BRITISH AIRWAYS COVER / Flown […]

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1983 BA Concorde Orlando to Bermuda First Flight

1983 British Airways Concorde First Flight Orlando to Bermuda

Concorde first flight from Orlando to Bermuda Date: 14th October 1983 Type: Signed Official British Airways Cover CDS: OCT 14 1983 ORLANDO, FL 328 Backstamp: 14.OCT83A HAMILTON BERMUDA / CERTIFIED FLOWN R. M. WHITCHURCH-BENNETT BRITISH AIRWAYS and signed Printed Cachet: British airways Concorde BRITISH AIRWAYS CONCORDE FIRST FLIGHT ORLANDO – BERMUDA OFFICIAL BRITISH AIRWAYS COVER […]

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1983 200th Anniversary of Manned Flight FDC

1983 200th Anniversary of Manned Flight

Commemorating the anniversary of the Montgolfiers 1783-1983 Date: 13th October 1983 Stamps: 12c First Flight over Bermuda – Curtis Jenny 1919, 30c First completed flight between U.S. & Bermuda – Stinson ‘Pilot Radio’ 1930, 40c First Scheduled Passenger Flight ‘Cavalier’ Short Empire Flying Boat 1937 featuring Bermuda Airport Imperial Airways and $1 ‘USS Los Angeles’ […]

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1975 200th Anniversary Gunpowder Plot FDC

1975 200th Anniversary of Gunpowder Plot 1775

Commemorating the Gunpowder Plot at St. George’s Date: 27th October 1975 Cachet: Printed – 200th ANNIVERSARY of GUNPOWDER PLOT at St. GEORGES 1775. AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE. BERMUDA OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER. Stamped – First Day of Issue “200th Anniversary of Gunpowder Plot” 27th October, 1975 Stamps: 5c; 17c; 20c and 25c various scenes. Type: […]

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