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1994 75th Anniversary of Furness Bermuda Line FDC

1994 75th Anniversary of Furness Line’s Bermuda Cruises

Commemorating 75 years of Bermuda cruising Date: 20th January 1994 Stamps: All depicting posters by Adolph Treidler. 25c Furness LIV-Aboard Bermuda Cruises; 60c Two Days from New York!.. the pleasure planned liner Queen of Bermuda* enters her home port; 75c Furness Cruising Ships… S.S. Queen of Bermuda • S.S. Ocean Monarch; $2 Starlit Nights… Luxury […]

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1990 MV Sonia Chile Paquebot

MV Sonia Paquebot Valparaiso Chile

Bermuda paquebot from Chile Type: Paquebot Cover Date: 9th January 1990 CDS: CORREOS DE CHILE 9ENE 90-18 Cachets: m.v. SONIA M HAMILTON OFF. No. 343028 G.R.T. 11142-50 N.R.T. 5946-73 / MARS LTD. CLARENDON HOUSE, CHURCH STREET, HAMILTON, BERMUDA Signed: A. O. Lightfoot, MASTER Address: MARTIN W. LONGSETH, 417 Wilson Street, Sun Prairie, Wis. 53590 U. […]

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1988 NASA STS-34 Space Shuttle Launch

1989 NASA STS-34 Space Shuttle Launch

On the occasion of the Space Shuttle STS-34 mission launch Type: NASA Cover CDS: 18.OCT89C ST. DAVID’S ISLAND BERMUDA Cachet: NASA BERMUDA STATION NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration ON THE OCCASION OF STS-34 Signed: Suzanne M. Combs Address: W. Holly Avenue, Pitman, NJ 08071 Stamp: 1986 Bermuda 50c ‘Mark Antoine’ Wrecked 1777 Reverse: QUINTON, […]

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1989 MV Bibi Paquebot Cover

MV Bibi Paquebot Bermuda

Auf See eingeliefert Navire-Paquebot Type: Paquebot Cover Date: 17th January 1989 CDS: 17.-1.89–0 BREMEN 5 28 Cachets: FRONT: m.V. “Bibi” HAMILTON Official N0. 365825; Gross tonnage TMS16818.47; Net tonnage TMS 10446.95; Gross tonnage TMMS 10776.04; Net tonnage TMNS 6555.02. FRONT: Auf See eingeliefert Navire-Paquebot. FRONT: MASTER M.V. “BIBI” AS AGENT FOR TITAN LIMITED, TITAN LTD, CLARENDON […]

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1984 200th Anniversary first Newspaper and Postal Service FDC

1984 200th Anniversary of Bermuda’s first Newspaper and Postal Service

Commemorating 200 years of Newspaper and Postal Service Type: Official First Day Cover Date: 26th January 1984 Stamps: 12c Joseph Stockdale 1754-1803; 30c Bermuda’s first newspaper; 40c Stockdale’s Postal Service; and $1 The ‘Lady Hammond’ CDS: 26.JAN84A HAMILTON BERMUDA Cachet: 200th Anniversary of BERMUDA’s first Newspaper and Postal Service / OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER Release […]

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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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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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1968 RMS Carmania Bermuda Paquetbot

RMS Carmania Paquebot Bermuda

Paquebot from Cunard RMS Carmania in Bermuda Type: Paquebot Cover Date: 16th April 1968 CDS: 16DEC68A PAQUEBOT BERMUDA Cachet: R.M.S. CARMANIA PAQUEBOT MAIL Address: Shirley, Southampton, Hants, England Stamp: Great Britain Queen Elizabeth II 4d POSTAGE & REVENUE About RMS Carmania RMS Carmania started life as RMS Saxonia, a British passenger liner built by John […]

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