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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Post Office's Nagad will create 'uneven' competition, MFS providers fear On Mar 26 the Prime Minister released a commemorative postage stamp, a first-day cover and a data card marking the 49th Independence and National Day.
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The envelope, postmarked on the first day of issue in a city related to the stamp in some way, is known as the cacheted first-day cover. The one produced for the 1971 blood donor commemorative depicts a unit of blood being collected and a statement by President Nixon: "Among the noblest acts of personal generosity is the gift of one's blood for the benefit of another." A first-day cover and sheets of the stamp are displayed in our center.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday released two commemorative postage stamps, a first-day cover and a data card on the occasion of the celebration of golden jubilee of conferment of title "Bangabandhu" on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, reports BSS.
The commemorative stamps are for sale at Dh3 and Dh13 for the first-day cover sheets.
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The first-day cover, or envelope, is dated May 6, 1840, and is rated as one the top 10 rarities in the philatelic world.
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