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Operation Torch HMS Bermuda CC

Operation Torch HMS Bermuda

History of the Royal Navy Series Postmark: History of the Royal Navy Series -8 NOV 1990 PLYMOUTH DEVON Signed: Rear Admiral R. Llewellyn CB Stamp: Great Britain 22p Machin series stamp Operation Torch North African Landing – The Assault on Algiers 8th November 1942 HMS Bermuda French resistance stiffened during the forenoon of the 8th […]

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1984 375th Anniversary of Bermuda FDC

1984 375th Anniversary of Bermuda 1609-1984

Commemorating the 375th anniversary of Bermuda 1609-1984 Date: 3rd May 1984 Stamps: 375th Anniversary of Bermuda 1609-1984 – 12c Sir Thomas Gates and Sir George Somers; 30c Jamestown Virginia; 40c Wreck of the Sea Venture; $1 Fleet leaving Plymouth England. Type: Official First Day Cover CDS: 03.MAY84A HAMILTON BERMUDA Cachet: 375th Anniversary of Bermuda 1609-1984. […]

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1976 Tall Ships Race FDC

1976 Tall Ships International Sail Training Races

Commemorating the Tall Ships Race 1st Race Plymouth-Tenerife 1,450 miles. 2nd Race Tenerife-Bermuda 2,530 miles. 3rd Race Bermuda-Newport 635 miles. Parade Newport-New York. Date: 15th June 1976 Handstamped Cachet: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE “TALL SHIPS RACE” 15th JUNE, 1976 Stamps: 5c Christian Radich Norway (cadet ship); 12c Juan Sebastian de Elcano Spain (cadet schooner); 17c […]

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1937 HMS Apollo departs Bermuda with the Cortege of Ramsay McDonald CC

1937 HMS Apollo with the Cortege of the Late Ramsay McDonald

Commemorating HMS Apollo departing Bermuda Date: 16th November 1937 Type: Commemorative Cover CDS: 16NOV37A IRELAND ISLAND BERMUDA / 16 NOV 1937 MAIL OFFICE H.M.S. “APOLLO” Cachet: H.M.S. “Apollo” Departs Bermuda for Plymouth, England with the cortege of the late Rt. Hon. J. Ramsay McDonald Address: R.L Burkholder, 521 West Seaside Boulevard, Long Beach, California U.S.A […]

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