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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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The exhibit traces the history of Worcester-based business stationery printer and shows examples of its wood engraving prints, photogravure prints, first-day covers and letterhead stationery.
The richer details of the photogravure process earned an enthusiastic response, and that inspired the introduction of first-day covers in 1939.
The first-day covers cost pounds 10 for one copy or pounds 17 to buy both together.
D18034_1 POPULAR: Nicky Simpson says phone orders have come in from all over the world for the first-day covers.
Got a green one which will be just perfect for my first-day covers and the red one will be ideal for the snaps I took from our caravanning holiday in Skegness.
This will be your ONLY chance to acquire the first-day covers in an exclusive set before the stamps go on general sale on May 14.
Framed stamps paired with first-day covers make suitable gifts.
A first-day cover and sheets of the stamp are displayed in our center.
176,962 Number of first-day covers of Michigan's centennial stamp mailed from Lansing (1935)
SPECIAL first-day covers of the Princess Diana commemorative stamps went on sale yesterday at the village post office she used as a child.
The first-day covers are being sold by The Westminster Collection, which distributes stamps to collectors.