first day cover

noun

: a philatelic cover franked with a newly issued postage stamp and bearing the postmark of the first day of issue and an officially chosen place of issue

Word History

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of first day cover was in 1932

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“First day cover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/first%20day%20cover. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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