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BERMUDA HONORS QUEEN ELIZABETH WITH 3 NEW STAMPS

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Bermuda pays royal tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on her visit to the island by issuing three new stamps. This year sees her majesty's fifth visit to Bermuda, previous visits being in 1953, 1975, 1976 and 1983.

The 25 cents depicts the queen waving to the Bermuda residents during her visit in 1975. The Commissioner's House is in the background.The 60 cents features the queen taking a short ride in the Government House landau to meet Bermuda officials. The queen and the Duke of Edinburgh made a brief visit to Bermuda in February 1983 on their way to other Caribbean countries. The 75 cents shows the royal yacht "Britannia." On July 3, 1976, the queen and duke flew into Bermuda on an RAF plane where they picked up the "Britannia" for continuation of their tour.

Each stamp bears the inscription "Royal Visit 1994 - Bermuda."

The three mint stamps are available for $9.95 from the Royal Collectors Society, P.O. Box 480655, Los Angeles, CA 90048. The Society also is offering 100 different worldwide royalty stamps for $12.95.