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 stamps and its official first day cover will be available starting June 12 at Door 203 of the Central Post Office, Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila and selected post offices nationwide.
As many as 2,000 first day covers have been launched as part of the celebrations.
The commemorative postage stamp along with a special post mark and first day cover of the issue is now available for public consumption at all General Post Offices in the country.
Emirates Post, the official postal service of UAE, has issued a special stamp in the denomination of 150 fils ($0.40), along with a first day cover, to mark the hosting of the 17th GCC stamp exhibition Abu Dhabi 2011.
The couple have now added a distinctive postmark available as a first day cover, to commemorate the Pope's visit to Cofton Park.
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 premier released the stamp and the first day cover of Taka 10 and the data card of Taka 5 at her official Ganabhaban residence in the city.