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1980 London 1980 FDC

1980 London 1980

Official First Day Cover London 1980 Date: 6th May 1980 Stamps: 25c British Airways Tristar-500 – Approaching Bermuda from West 1980; 50c SS “Orduna” Grassy Bay 1926; $1 “Delta” St. George’s Harbour 1856 and $2 “Lord Sidmouth” Old Ship Channel St. George’s 1818 Type: Offical First Day Cover / Presentation Cover CDS: -6MAY80B HAMILTON BERMUDA […]

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1980 Rowland Hill and The Penny Post FDC

1980 Rowland Hill and The Penny Post

140 years since the introduction of The Penny Post Date: 25th February 1980 Stamps: 8c Perot Provisional and Penny Black; 20c Perot Provisional and Rowland Hill; 25c Perot Provisional and early letter and 50c Perot Provisional and PAID 1 Type: Official First Day Cover CDS: 25FEB80B PEROT POST OFFICE BERMUDA Cachet: BERMUDA OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER […]

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1979 Bermuda Police Service Centenary FDC

1979 Bermuda Police Service Centenary

One hundred years of the Bermuda Police Type: Official First Day Cover Date: 26th November 1979 Cachet: BERMUDA POLICE SERVICE CENTENARY / OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER / Release date: 26th November 1979 Stamps: POLICE CENTENARY 1879-1979 8c male and female police officers; 20c police office in Birdcage; 25c Police launch “Blue Heron” and 50c Police […]

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1979 Bermuda Wildlife Definitive Pt II FDC

1979 Bermuda Wildlife Definitive Part II

Additional values for the wildlife definitives Date: 19th February 1979 Stamps: 7c Whistling Frog Eleutherodactylus johnstonei; 10c Spiny Lobster Panlirus argus; 12c Land Crab Gecarcinus lateralis; 15c Lizard (Skink) Eumerces longirostris; 30c Monarch Butterfly Danus plexippus; $3 Green Turtle Chelonis mydas Type: First Day Cover CDS: 19FEB79B HAMILTON BERMUDA Cachet: BERMUDA WILDLIFE DEFINITIVE PART II […]

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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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1977 Centenary of Membership of the Universal Postal Union FDC

1977 Centenary of Membership of the Universal Postal Union

Centenary of UPU Membership Date: 20th June 1977 Stamps: CENTENARY OF U.P.U MEMBERSHIP 5c Stockdale House, St. George’s c. 1784-1812; 15c Perot Post Office; 17c St. George’s Post Office c. 1860; 20c Old General Post Office, Hamilton c. 1935; 40c New G.P.O Hamilton, 1967 Type: Official First Day Cover CDS: 20JUN77B HAMILTON BERMUDA Cachet: 1877-1977 […]

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1976 Bermuda Biological Station FDC

1976 50th Anniversary of the Bermuda Biological Station

Commemorating the 50 years of Biological Station Type: Official First Day Cover Date: 29th March 1976 Cachet: Stamped – First Day of Issue 50th Anniversary Bermuda Biological Station 29th March, 1976 Stamps: 5c Launching of the Bathysphere from the Ready; 17c Bermuda Biological Station; 20c H.M.S.  Challenger, 1873 and 25c Beebe’s Bathysphere descent off Bermuda, […]

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1972 World Fishing Records Hamilton FDC

1972 World Fishing Records

Commemorating record fish species Date: 21st August 1972 Cachet: BERMUDA FISH ISSUE FIRST DAY COVER 21st. AUGUST, 1972 Stamps: 4c Bonefish; 15c Wahoo; 18c Yellowfin Tuna and 24c Greater Amberjack Official First Day Covers Cachet: WORLD FISHING RECORDS Bermuda OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER CDS: 21AUG72C HAMILTON BERMUDA Address: Postmaster General Bermuda CDS: 21AUG72A MANGROVE BAY […]

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1971 Heath Nixon Bermuda Talks Overprint PMG signed FDC

1971 Heath – Nixon overprints

Nixon and Heath meet in Bermuda Talks Date: 20th December 1971 Stamps: HEATH – NIXON DECEMBER 1971 4c Bermudiana; 15c Passion Flower; 18c Coralita and 24c Morning Glory First Day Covers CDS: 20DEC71E HAMILTON BERMUDA Typed Cachet: FIRST DAY ISSUE / HEATH – NIXON / MEETING – BERMUDA / 20th DECEMBER, 1971 / “OVERPRINT” Address: […]

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