first day cover


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first day cover

n.
An envelope or other piece of mail having a stamp that is canceled with a postmark from the day the stamp was first issued.
Translations
ErsttagsblattErsttagsbrief
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The stamp, first day cover and data card are being sold at the Philatelic Bureau of Dhaka GPO from today, and those would be available at other GPOs and head post offices across the country later.
The Prime Minister of Malaysia undertook this official visit to Sri Lanka to mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries and a special stamp and a First day Cover were issued to mark this occasion.
As many as 2,000 first day covers have been launched as part of the celebrations.
A First Day Cover (FDC) is a specifically designed envelope, which bears newly issued postage stamps postmarked on the first day they were put on sale.
The store also has a range of British first day covers, with categories including the Royal family, body and bone, mind and matter, life and earth.
In a blatant "thumb in the eye" propaganda move, the government of Cuba issued this stamp and accompanying first day cover (the philatelic term for an envelope) of Soviet spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg who were executed for their crimes.
LONDON -- The islands of Trinidad and Tobago have honored Rosenstiel's artist Boscoe Holder with the launch of five postage stamps and an official First Day Cover featuring Holder's works.
The commemorative first day cover - normally only available on the issue day or if ordered a week in advance - will be on sale until May 23.
Ridden by Seamus Durack, the gelding went about two miles in the company of stablemate First Day Cover and pulled nicely clear when asked to go and quicken up.
We supported breast and prostate cancer awareness when stamps were issued for those purposes--and received the most compliments and thanks for the breast cancer awareness first day cover than from any other promotional mailing we did.
Even those who wonder what stamp collecting is all about will find the displays at the National First Day Cover Museum in Cheyenne, Wyoming, worth a look.
The only product of its kind to be issued to celebrate the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant will be a special first day cover of stamps produced by Isle of Man Post Office.