first-day cover


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first-day cover

n
(Philately) philately a cover, usually an envelope, postmarked on the first day of the issue of its stamps

first′-day` cov′er


n.
an envelope bearing a canceled stamp and postmarked on the stamp's first day of issue at the postal station where it was first released.
[1935–40, Amer.]
Translations

first-day cover

[ˌfɜːstdeɪˈkʌvəʳ] N (Post) → sobre m de primer día

first-day cover

[fɜːstdeɪˈkʌvəʳ] nbusta con francobolli del primo giorno di emissione
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The set comprises two stamps, each of a denomination of Dh3, along with a souvenir sheet of 40mmX40mm, priced at Dh15, a First-day cover priced at Dh7 and a First-day cover of the souvenir sheet, priced at Dh16.
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