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first-day cover

Philately a cover, usually an envelope, postmarked on the first day of the issue of its stamps
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BEIRUT: Set against a light gray backdrop and framed in white, Carlos Ghosn is a model of power and poise in LibanPost's latest first day of issue stamp.
He said that the joint stamp launch and the first day of issue marked the level of "solidarity of our two nations," adding that the Armenians of Cyprus are an integral part of the island's society.
The items include a five dollar Australian coin, a series of celebratory stamps including two first day of issue stamp covers, and Simpson's official Army re-cords.
Some of his work included the inaugural invitations for Presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush Sr., First Day of Issue Covers through the Washington Press (one of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, signed by Jacqueline Kennedy), The Historic Landmark Calendar Series for Samuel Cabot Paints of Boston, Mass., and the creation of commercial logos for various companies including Northeastern University, where he attended night classes.
Benham specialises in first covers - where postage stamps have been sent on their first day of issue - which are expected to sell particularly well on the day of the royal event, April 29.
It said its recent acquisition of collectables firm Benham had also proven timely, as the company specialises in first covers - where postage stamps have been sent on their first day of issue - which are expected to sell particularly well on the day of the event, April 29.
NEW DELHI -- State-run Punjab and Sind Bank's (PSB) initial public offer was subscribed by 1.58 times on the first day of issue last week.
Today is the first day of issue for Britain's latest postage stamp issue featuring the kings and queens of the houses of York and Lancaster.
The first day of issue ceremony was held during the 14th Annual Zora Neale Hurston Street Festival of the Arts and Humanities in Hurston's native Eatonville, Florida.
Each will receive First Day covers and presentation packs containing all 6 stamps postmarked the first day of issue AND a folder with all 6 stamps inside.
Information about the massive red sandstone ruin, which was built over 400 years starting in the 12th century, will also be contained inside the first-day cover - an envelope with stamps postmarked on their first day of issue.
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.