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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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1986 Bermuda Shipwrecks Part II FDC

1986 Bermuda Shipwrecks Part II

Second issue of the shipwreck definitves Date: 16th January 1986 Stamps: 7c Madiana Wrecked 1903; 20c San Pedro Wrecked 1594; 60c Mary Celestia Wrecked 1864; $1.50 Caesar Wrecked 1818; $2 Lord Amhurst Wrecked 1778; $3 Minerva Wrecked 1849. Type: Official First Day Cover CDS: 20.MAR86B HAMILTON BERMUDA Cachet: Bermuda Shipwrecks PART 2. OFFICIAL FIRST DAY […]

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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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1936 The Royal Navy send Birthday Greetings to King George VI

Birthday greetings to the new King Date: 27th October 1936 Type: Commemorative Cover CDS: 14.DEC36? IRELAND ISLAND BERMUDA / 14 DEC 1936 MAIL OFFICE H.M.S. “APOLLO” Cachet: The Royal Navy sends Birthday Greetings to His Majesty King George 6 December 14, 1936 Address: Mrs. C.C. Jones, Box 233, Ballardvale, Massachusetts U.S.A Stamp: 1½d South Shore […]

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1934 Navy Day Bermuda CC

1934 Navy Day Bermuda greets the US Navy

Bermuda greets the US Navy in Navy Day 1934 Type: Commemorative Cover Date: 27th October 1934 Stamps: ¼d block of four Sea Venture definitives. ½d Sea Venture definitive. CDS: 27OCT34C WARWICK WEST BERMUDA Address: Lewis Green, 32 So. Dean Ave., Trenton, N. J., U. S. A. CDS: 27OCT34C [NOT CLEAR] BERMUDA Address: Edison F. Kucher, […]

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