first day cover

noun

Definition of first day cover

: 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

First Known Use of first day cover

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“First day cover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/first%20day%20cover. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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