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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.
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.
The commemorative postage stamp along with a leaflet and first day of issue is available for sale at all General Post Offices in the country.
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, MA, and the creation of commercial logos for various companies including Northeastern University where he attended night classes.
Gibbons said the event will also lift trade at recently-acquired collectibles firm Benhams, as the company specialises in first-day covers - postage stamps sent on their first day of issue - which are expected to sell particularly well on April 29.
So, when commemorative designs for postmarks to be used on the first day of issue were being considered, no fewer than seven of them showed manacles, leg irons and ball and chain designs which were approved for various towns and cities throughout the country.
The First Day of Issue Ceremony was held at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture where Hughes' cremated remains are interred in the atrium.