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Bermuda Post No.119

Bermuda Post No.119 Out Now!

The latest edition of the Bermuda Post has arrived in the post. Issue number 119 features “The Designs of Bermuda’s 1953 Definitive Stamp Issue – Part I” by Horst Augustinovic – a wonderfully illustrated article showing the design process of Bermuda stamps through a series of watercolours. “Tall Ships to Return to Bermuda” by John […]

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Roger Brody Roll of Distinguished Philatelists

Roger Brody invited to sign the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists

BCS Member honoured Congratulations to Roger Brody, until recently one of our Directors, who has been elected to sign the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists (RDP) which was established by King George V in 1921. Regarded as the most prestigious international recognition for any  philatelist, approximately four individuals are elected every year. Charles Freeland More information… Wikipedia

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RPSL Meeting Bermuda Postal History

RPSL Bermuda Postal History: Forerunners to the UPU

5pm lecture/display to the Royal Philatelic Society London by BCS members David Pitts FRPSL and Dr Art Groten FRPSL (Curator), 28 April 2016 Left to right: BCS Members Neil Rigby, Richard Watkins, David Pitts, Charles Freeland and Arthur Groten. 90 RPS members, including five BCS members (see photo), were present to hear David Pitts and […]

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Bermuda Post No.117 cover

Bermuda Post No.117 Out Now!

Latest edition of the Bermuda Post… The latest edition of the Bermuda Post has arrived in the post. Issue number 117 features Arthur Rowe Spurling, a Bermuda World War I hero and related philately by Hap Pattiz. The President’s Message from John Paré mentions his trip to London and a reminder to Members to vote […]

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1863 Bermuda Mourning Cover

AUCTION: Mourning Cover by Spink

News Flash! The Unique American-Style 1863 “PAID AT IRELAND ISLAND” Datestamp The owner of the mourning cover with the unique Datestamp (see below) has advised us that it will be offered for sale by auction, by Spink in London, on the 27 January 2016. Comprehensive information as regards its discovery, analysis of postal and manuscript […]

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Bermuda Post No116

Bermuda Post No.116 Out Now!

Latest edition of the Bermuda Post… The latest edition of the Bermuda Post has started arriving in the post. Issue number 116 features a Bermuda cover carried on North Atlantic Falmouth to Scotland. Dr. Arthur H. Groten reveals all in his article. The President’s Message from John Paré reminds members to place bids in our […]

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BCS Meeting EUROPHILEX

BCS Members Lunch at EUROPHILEX 2015

Get together in London BCS Members met up for an impromptu lunch at London 2015 EUROPHILEX. In attendance were BCS Secretary Richard Watkins, BP Associate Editor Charles Freeland, former editor Nigel Shanks and new webmaster Neil Rigby. All agreed it was good to meet face-to-face for an enjoyable lunch and to share thoughts and ideas […]

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