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Bermuda Eastern Bluebird Stamps Released

Bermuda Eastern Bluebird Stamps Released

The Bermuda Philatelic Bureau of the Bermuda Post Office announced the release of a series of four stamps: Bermuda Eastern Bluebird. 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the Bermuda Audubon Society, which was founded in part to save Bermuda’s population of bluebirds. The Eastern Bluebird [Sialia sialis] is called “Eastern” because its habitat in... Read more of this article

Stamp Series To Highlight Folklife, Gombeys

Stamp Series To Highlight Folklife, Gombeys

The Bermuda Philatelic Bureau of the Bermuda Post Office today [July 18] announced the release of a series of four stamps: Bermuda’s Folklife Part 1 – Arts of Celebration: Gombeys.Folklife is the living traditions currently practiced and passed along by word of mouth, imitation, or observation over time and space within groups, such as family,... Read more of this article

$10,000: Bermuda Envelope For Sale On eBay

$10,000: Bermuda Envelope For Sale On eBay

An envelope that was sent from Bermuda to Czechoslovakia in 1947 is listed for sale on eBay for $9,999.00. The online sales listing says, “On the 18th June 1947 a small number of airmail covers were posted from Hamilton to Mr Karel Basika, a well known Czech stamp dealer in Prague, by an unknown party.“Most appear to have then been sent... Read more of this article

60th Coronation Commemorative Stamp

60th Coronation Commemorative Stamp

Following on from the issue commemorating her Majesty Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee in 2012, The Bermuda Philatelic Bureau of the Bermuda Post Office is now releasing a special series of stamps to celebrate the next milestone in Her Majesty’s life which is the 60th Anniversary of her Coronation. The new set of commemorative stamps consist of five... Read more of this article

St. Peter’s Church Commemorative Stamp

St. Peter’s Church Commemorative Stamp

The Bermuda Post Office’s Philatelic Bureau has released a commemorative stamp series honouring the 400th Anniversary of St. Peter’s Church. This series consists of four stamps that captures a view of the Clock Tower, the massive 12-branched chandelier against the background of a section of the roof, showing white limestone slate supported by lathe... Read more of this article

Eight Perot Stamps To Be Displayed

Eight Perot Stamps To Be Displayed

Bermuda’s Post Office will be celebrating its 200th anniversary next month with an exhibition that will include eight of the 11 known Perot stamps. Three of the rare stamps which will be displayed at the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art from April 19 through 28 are from the Queen’s own collection while two are owned by former Bermuda Premier... Read more of this article

Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Stamp

Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Stamp

The Bermuda Philatelic Bureau announced the release of the Diamond Jubilee commemorative stamp series, which will be available today [Feb.9]. According to Philatelic Coordinator, Mr. Stanley Taylor, the series consists of six stamps featuring a unique blend of official portraits and informal photographs, one from each decade of the reign of Queen Elizabeth... Read more of this article

New Stamp Series Featuring Casemates

New Stamp Series Featuring Casemates

Last Thursday [July 21] the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kim Wilson participated in the Bermuda Post Office’s latest stamp series launch depicting the old Casemates Barracks. The event took place at Commissioner’s House in Dockyard. Pictured below, Minister Kim Wilson (end) is pictured with from L to R: Lisa Quinn-Brown, Chair of the... Read more of this article

Photos: Launch Of Stamps Honouring Pilots

Photos: Launch Of Stamps Honouring Pilots

This morning [May 19] a new commemorative stamp in honour of piloting in Bermuda was launched at the General Post Office. In addition, an exhibit on James ‘Jemmy’ Darrell also went on display. Minister of Government Estates and Information Services Neletha Butterfield said, “I am extremely pleased to participate in the launch of this... Read more of this article

New Commemorative Stamps: Queen Elizabeth

New Commemorative Stamps: Queen Elizabeth

The Bermuda Post Office Philatelic Bureau has released a new set of stamps in commemoration of significant milestones in the life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.The first in the series was released on Thursday, March 3, 2011. The stamps will be available in 10c, 35c, 70c, 85c, $1.10 and $1.25 values and are being sold at the Bermuda Post Office... Read more of this article