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Wanted: Cover dated OC 25 1867 from Barbados to England. Please send scan, or advise selling price. Thank you.



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BERMUDA postal history
1911 col. ppc of Somerset Bridge used to Christchurch, England with d Dock x 2, d Ship pmk'd IRELAND ISLAND B/2 DE 11 d/ring.
£50

BERMUDA postal history
1885 cover per "Orinoco" to Lyme, Connecticut with QV 2d pmk'd HAMILTON K3 "1" duplex dated B/AU 13 85, b/stamped New York AUG 16 85.
£60

BERMUDA postal history
Mail carried by substitute steamer "Flamborough": 1886 cover to St. John's Wood, London with QV 4d orange-red CC wmk (SG.20) tied very fine ST. GEORGES K3 "2" duplex dated A/JY 22 86, reverse red LONDON-N.W. K7/AU 5 86 arrival, some edge toning.
The S.S. Flamborough, substitute steamer, made four sailings from Hamilton on 8 July, 22 July, 6th August, 19th August. The S.S. Trinidad resumed her regular service in September 1886
£135

BERMUDA postal history
1883 cover to New York with QV d stone CC wmk, QV 2d dull blue (SG.19,3) pmk'd ST. GEORGES K3 "2" duplex dated A/OC 25 83, some faults including 2d adhesive with large tear but this combination seemingly very scarce from St. Georges to the USA.
£115

BERMUDA postal history
1887 cover to St. John's Wood, London marked "Builder etc" at lower left with QV 1d rose-red, QV 3d grey (SG.23,28) pmk'd St. Georges K3a "2" duplex dated A/JU 16 87 with London N.W. JY 1 87 arrival backstamp, some soiling etc.
£150


BERMUDA postal history
1883 cover p. S.S. "Orinoco" to Troy, Ohio with QV d stone, pair QV 1d rose-red (SG.19,23) tied HAMILTON K3 "1" duplex dated A/DE 6 83 during the first blue ink period March 1882 to January 1884. This is a very rare combination as the few covers known in this band of use are normally made up with QV d, 2d franking.
The OC 1 1876 USA-Bermuda postal convention set a 2d rate effective OC 3 1876 between the two countries but allowed Bermuda to charge 2d per half ounce. Bermuda had no d adhesive until the d stone was issued MR 25 1880 and accepted the loss during the interim years.
£375


BERMUDA postal history
1883 mourning cover to Oswego County, New York re-directed to the Palace Hotel, San Francisco with QV 2d dull blue CC wmk and QV d stone (SG.3,19) tied HAMILTON K3 "1" duplex dated B/AP 11 83 during the first blue ink period March 1882 to January 1884. Few covers are recorded with this combination.
The OC 1 1876 USA-Bermuda postal convention set a 2d rate effective OC 3 1876 between the two countries but allowed Bermuda to charge 2d per half ounce. Bermuda had no d adhesive until the d stone was issued MR 25 1880 and accepted the loss during the interim years.
£275

BERMUDA postal history
1852 wrapper (no side flaps) to George Clerk, Ireland Island with red HAMILTON+BERMUDA (PM4) dated JA 1 1852 (day slug inverted). Ex TUCKER, ULRICH, "LONGTAIL".
The Forand/Freeland handbook only records two red PM4 entires to Ireland Island (other dated OC 4 1854).
£325

BERMUDA postal history
1884 cover marked per "Nubian" with 1880 QV 4d orange-red (SG.20) pmk'd ST. GEORGES K3 "2" duplex dated A/FE 21 1884 to London locally directed with crowned "R" handstamp to denote no additional charge, reverse with (early) black HAMILTON (H1, first period blue ink ended January 1883) dated B/FE 21 84 and red London MR 13 84. A rare cover from the second voyage of the "Nubian".
The first voyage of the "Nubian", in transit from Virginia on an experimental new service for the Union Line, was announced to call at Hamilton on JA 10 1884. The ship was five days late and single covers are known from St. Georges pmk'd JA 10 1884 and JA 15 1884 and both landed with red LIVERPOOL SHIP cds.
£450

BERMUDA postal history
1937 prepaid cover for indirect "accelerated rate" service via USA to Jamaica with Bermuda KG6 2d Coronation pmk'd Hamilton 24 NOV 37 and USA 15c Airmail pmk'd New York NOV 26 37 duplex to Jamaica Times, Kingston, Jamaica.
This cover was carried under the scheme whereby mails from overseas, instead of being carried by slower surface transport, could be accelerated by air from the USA provided that the current air fee was pre-paid in U.S. stamps
£85

BERMUDA postal history
1938 combination cover with KG6 1d, 1d, 3d pmk'd Hamilton 20 JAN 38 with pre-affixed USA 10c pmk'd Boston JAN 27 1938 for "Special Delivery" to Boston, Mass. Scarce as such.
£65

BERMUDA postal history
1832 faded archive backed entire written "Hamilton 14th Sept 1832" to Darrell & Smith, Halifax, N.S. with poor St. George's 14 SE 1832 fleuron (PM2) rated 8d changed 9 1/10.
Only four fleurons recorded on entires to Nova Scotia, all from the same faded correspondence
£225

BERMUDA postal history
1832 faded archive backed entire written "Hamilton 14th Sept 1832" to Darrell & Smith, Halifax, N.S. with poor St. George's 14 SE 1832 fleuron (PM2), marked rate by weight "1oz" and with 1/8 changed "1N10".
Only four fleurons recorded on entires to Nova Scotia, all from the same faded correspondence
£225


ST. GEORGES, Bermuda postal history
K3 "2" duplex (Handstamp II) dated A/NO 20 80 on 50% top half cover to Warwick West b/stamped Hamilton B/NO 20 80 and very poor K3a "8" arrival.
The elusive Handstamp II recorded OC 21 1880 to DE 11 1880
£120

ANTIGUA postal history:
1889 part cover with pair QV 1d carmine-red (reg. fee), pair QV 4d chestnut (double UPU rate) pmk'd A/NO 7 89 via New York to Bermuda with Bailey's Bay K4a 12 A/DE 9 89 arrival duplex, some peripheral tears etc, intact this would have been a spectacular franking.
£120

1943 censored cover to India
pmkd Hamilton 6 FEB 43 showing m/script reg. label, damaged at left plus part back removed.
£20


1895 EARLY PRIVATELY PRINTED POSTCARD to BERMUDA
with pair GB QV d pmk'd Oxford NO 21 95 duplex, b/stamped HAMILTON (H4) C/DE 16 95 (arrived from New York in Quebec S.S. Co ORINOCO).
Privately printed Post Cards were permitted from 1st September 1894. This being an early example.
£225

BERMUDA postal history:
KG6 3d PSRE piece with added GB KG6 1d, 3 x 6d pmk'd undated red POST OFFICE/(5 BARS)/MARITIME MAIL.
£10


The EMPIRE BURE troop transporter
1945 arrival of smoke-stained British Empire Bure (West Africa-Liverpool-Bermuda-Cuba-Trinidad) troop transporter. Story assembled by skipper with 4 newspaper clippings (stowaway, soldier overboard rescue, terrific storm, arrival) with ppc of vessel arriving Cuba, 11 small b/w photographs (skipper, ships cat, local Trinidad views of Empire cinema, Navy House etc) all mailed to Essex, England under KG6 36c rate cover pmkd POS 8 DE 47.
£150
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