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British Definitive Covers

A list of First Day covers bearing British definitive stamps for sale. In most cases there is only one of each item available:

SG Cat. (stamps) Postmarked At: Description Price(£)
Addresses on these covers are indicated as (T) = typed, (M) = manuscript, (L) = adhesive label or (U) = unaddressed
Great Britain 731, 742 & 7445 Jun 1967Stroud, GloucestershirePhilart illustrated FDC with 4d, 1/- & 1/9d stamps (M) 4d value damaged - price for used 1/- & 1/9 only0.30
Great Britain 723-724, 726 & 7365 Feb 1968Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh 1GPO Definitive FDC with ½d, 1d, 2d & 6d stamps (T)1.50
Great Britain 735, 737/8 & 7411 Jul 1968Kingston upon Thames, SurreyStuart illustrated FDC with 5d, 7d, 8d & 10d stamps (U)1.60
Guernsey 1126 Feb 1969GuernseyPO Definitive FDC (4d value) spoilt envelope - price for stamp only0.10
Great Britain 787-7905 Mar 1969Windsor, BerkshireGPO High Value Definitive FDC with 2/6d, 5/-, 10/- & £1 stamps (U)6.00
Great Britain 725m27 Aug 1969Canterbury, KentPhilart illustrated cover with se-tenant coil strip of 5 stamps (T)2.00
Guernsey 14bc, 18a & 19a12 Dec 1969Guernsey Philatelic BureauPO Definitive FDC (1d, 4d & 5d booklet values) (T)0.50
Guernsey 14b & 23b4 Feb 1970Guernsey Philatelic BureauPO Definitive FDC (1d & 1/6 corrected latitude) (T)0.60
Great Britain 829-83117 Jun 1970Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO High Value Definitive FDC - 10p, 20p & 50p (T)1.75
Great Britain 829-83117 Jun 1970Newport, MonmouthshirePO High Value Definitive FDC - 10p, 20p & 50p (T)1.50
Great Britain 829-83117 Jun 1970Eastbourne, SussexPO High Value Definitive FDC - 10p, 20p & 50p (M)1.25
Great Britain X841>X88215 Feb 1971Warwick & Leamington SpaCotswold illustrated FDC - ½p > 9p - first 12 Machin decimal low values. Cachet 'delayed by Post Office Strike' (M) Envelope slit open & back flap missing1.00
Great Britain X841>X88215 Feb 1971Newport, MonmouthshirePO Definitive FDC - ½p > 9p - first 12 Machin decimal low values. Cachet 'delayed by Post Office Strike' (M)1.50
Isle of Man 8-117 Jul 1971Douglas, Isle of ManPO Definitive FDC - 2½p, 3p, 5p & 7½p (T)1.50
Northern Ireland 12-13, 18 & 237 Jul 1971BelfastPO Definitive FDC - 2½p, 3p, 5p & 7½p (T)2.00
Scotland 14-15, 20 & 257 Jul 1971EdinburghPO Definitive FDC - 2½p, 3p, 5p & 7½p (T)1.50
Wales 13-14, 19 & 247 Jul 1971Newport, MonmouthshirePO Definitive FDC - 2½p, 3p, 5p & 7½p (T)1.50
Great Britain X88511 Aug 1971Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Definitive FDC - 10p (T)1.10
Great Britain X88511 Aug 1971Newport, MonmouthshirePO Definitive FDC - 10p (T)1.00
Great Britain X852 & X855 (each x2)24 May 1972Newport, MonmouthshireWedgewood book of Stamps FDC - 2 x 2½p & 2 x 3p (M)1.00
Great Britain X865, X868 & X87824 Oct 1973Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Definitive FDC - 4½p, 5½p & 8p (T)1.10
Great Britain X865, X868 & X87824 Oct 1973Newport, MonmouthshirePO Definitive FDC - 4½p, 5½p & 8p (T)1.00
Northern Ireland 14-15, 19 & 2423 Jan 1974BelfastPO Definitive FDC - 3p, 3½p, 5½p & 8p (T)1.00
Scotland 16-17, 21 & 2623 Jan 1974EdinburghPO Definitive FDC - 3p, 3½p, 5½p & 8p (T)1.00
Wales 15-16, 20 & 2523 Jan 1974CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 3p, 3½p, 5½p & 8p (T)1.00
Guernsey 98-1132 Apr 1974 to 29 May 1976Guernsey Philatelic Bureau2 x PO & 2 x Mercury definitive FDCs (complete set of Militia Uniforms issue) (U)2.50
Great Britain X8714 Sep 1974CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 6½p (T)1.00
Northern Ireland 176 Nov 1974BelfastPO Definitive FDC - 4½p (T)1.00
Scotland 196 Nov 1974EdinburghPO Definitive FDC - 4½p (T)1.00
Wales 186 Nov 1974CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 4½p (T)1.00
Great Britain X87415 Jan 1975CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 7p (T)1.00
Great Britain X88124 Sep 1975CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 8½p (T)1.00
Great Britain X88124 Sep 1975Southend-on-SeaStuart illustrated definitive FDC - 6½p & 8½p (U)1.50
Northern Ireland 21 & 2514 Jan 1976BelfastPO Definitive FDC - 6½p & 8½p (T)1.25
Northern Ireland 21 & 2514 Jan 1976CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 6½p & 8½p (M)1.00
Scotland 23 & 2714 Jan 1976EdinburghPO Definitive FDC - 6½p & 8½p (T)1.25
Scotland 23 & 2714 Jan 1976CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 6½p & 8½p (M)1.00
Wales 22 & 2614 Jan 1976CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 6½p & 8½p (T)1.25
Great Britain X883-4, X886, X890, X892 & X91525 Feb 1976CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 9p, 9½p, 10p, 10½p, 11p & 20p (T)1.50
Great Britain X883-4, X886, X890, X892 & X91525 Feb 1976Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Definitive FDC - 9p, 9½p, 10p, 10½p, 11p & 20p (M)1.00
Great Britain pane X841r10 Mar 1976Windsor, BerkshireCotswold illustrated definitive FDC - ½p x2 1p x3 & 6p (T)1.50
Northern Ireland 27 & 3020 Oct 1976BelfastPO Definitive FDC - 10p & 11p (L)1.00
Scotland 29 & 3220 Oct 1976EdinburghPO Definitive FDC - 10p & 11p (L)1.00
Wales 28 & 3120 Oct 1976CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 10p & 11p (L)1.00
Great Britain X9212 Feb 1977Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh or CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 50p (T)1.00
Guernsey 99a8 Feb 1977GuernseyPO Definitive FDC (Militia booklet issue) (U)0.30
Guernsey D18-D26 & D282 Aug 1977Guernsey Philatelic BureauMercury Illustrated FDC (Postage Dues issue) (U)0.55
Wales 23, 27 & 3018 Jan 1978EdinburghPO Definitive FDC - 7p, 9p & 10½p (L)1.00
Great Britain X843m8 Feb 1978Windsor, BerkshirePane from new 10p booklet - 2 x ½p, 2 x 1p, 7p + label (L)1.00
Great Britain X89126 Apr 1978CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 10½p (T)1.00
Guernsey 177-19413 Feb 1979Guernsey Philatelic BureauPair of Mercury 'Coins' Definitive FDCs - ½p-20p (U)2.00
Great Britain X942, X944 & X94715 Aug 1979NottinghamPO Definitive FDC - 11½p, 13p & 15p (L)1.00
Great Britain X942, X944 & X94715 Aug 1979London E.C.PO Definitive FDC - 11½p, 13p & 15p (L)1.00
Great Britain X879, X942, X944 & X94715 Aug 1979Field Post Office 51BFPO Definitive FDC - 8p, 11½p, 13p & 15p (U) NOTE - the 8p value was not officially issued until 20th August - the stamps were supplied in advance to BFP Services and used on this cover 5.00
Great Britain X996, X943, X945, X951, X953 & X102330 Jan 1980Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Definitive FDC - 4p, 12p, 13½p, 17p, 17½p & 75p (T)1.70
Great Britain X996, X943, X945, X951, X953 & X102330 Jan 1980GwentPO Definitive FDC - 4p, 12p, 13½p, 17p, 17½p & 75p (L)1.50
Great Britain X929, X893, X946, X948, X954 & X97014 Jan 1981Field Post Office 51Armed Forces Official FDC - 2½p, 11½p, 14p, 15½p, 18p & 25p (U)1.25
Great Britain X929, X893, X946, X948, X954 & X97014 Jan 1981Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh or Windsor, BerkshirePO Definitive FDC - 2½p, 11½p, 14p, 15½p, 18p & 25p (T)1.20
Great Britain X929, X893, X946, X948, X954 & X97014 Jan 1981Reading, BerkshirePO Definitive FDC - 2½p, 11½p, 14p, 15½p, 18p & 25p (L)1.00
Great Britain X929, X893, X946, X948, X954 & X97014 Jan 1981Colchester, EssexPO Definitive FDC - 2½p, 11½p, 14p, 15½p, 18p & 25p (T)1.20
Northern Ireland 34, 38, 45 & 538 Apr 1981BelfastPO Definitive FDC - 11½p, 14p, 18p & 22p (L)1.75
Scotland 36, 40, 44 & 478 Apr 1981EdinburghPO Definitive FDC - 11½p, 14p, 18p & 22p (L)1.75
Wales 35, 39, 46 & 548 Apr 1981CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 11½p, 14p, 18p & 22p (L)1.75
Wales 35, 39, 46 & 548 Apr 1981CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 11½p, 14p, 18p & 22p (T)1.80
Great Britain X1004, X898, X950, X957, X971 & X97827 Jan 1982CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 5p, 12½p, 16½p, 19½p, 26p & 29p (L)1.50
Great Britain X1004, X898, X950, X957, X971 & X97827 Jan 1982Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh or ColchesterIllustrated Definitive FDC - 5p, 12½p, 16½p, 19½p, 26p & 29p (T)2.00
Northern Ireland 36, 41, 50 & 6024 Feb 1982BelfastPO Definitive FDC - 12½p, 15½p, 19½p & 26p (L)2.50
Scotland 38, 41, 45 & 4924 Feb 1982EdinburghPO Definitive FDC - 12½p, 15½p, 19½p & 26p (L)2.25
Wales 37, 42, 51 & 6124 Feb 1982CardiffPO Definitive FDC - 12½p, 15½p, 19½p & 26p (L)2.25
Great Britain X849p19 May 1982CardiffStanley Gibbons Prestige book pane FDC - 2p, 3p & 12½p x 7 (L)1.25
Great Britain X931, X949, X952, X961, X965, X975 & X98130 Mar 1983Colchester, EssexSt. Jamess' Illustrated FDC - 3½p, 16p, 17p, 20½p, 23p, 28p & 31p (T)1.50
Great Britain X931, X949, X952, X961, X965, X975 & X98130 Mar 1983Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Definitive FDC - 3½p, 16p, 17p, 20½p, 23p, 28p & 31p (T)1.50
Great Britain X937 & X89629 Oct 1985Field Post Office 352Armed Forces Official FDC - 7p & 12p (U)1.75
Great Britain X937 & X89629 Oct 1985Tonbridge (commercial postmark)Royal Mail Official FDC - 7p & 12p (M)1.00
Great Britain X905, X960, X968, X979/80, X986 & X990 26 Sep 1989Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail Official FDC - 15p, 20p, 24p, 29p, 30p, 34p & 37p (M)2.00
Great Britain 1512 & 15157 Aug 1990Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail Official FDC - 1st & 2nd class (M)2.00
Great Britain X910, X940, X964, X972, X974, X982 & X984 4 Sep 1990Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail Official FDC - 10p, 17p, 22p, 26p, 27p, 31p & 33p (M)2.00
Great Britain X1016m19 Mar 1991Coventry & WarwickshireAlias Agatha Christie Prestige book pane FDC - 22p x 6, 33p x 2 & central label (M)4.00
Great Britain X936, X913, X969, X977, X987, X989 & X991 10 Sep 1991Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail Official FDC - 6p, 18p, 24p, 28p, 34p, 35p & 39p (M)2.00
Great Britain 16582 Mar 1993WindsorRoyal Mail Official FDC - £10 definitive (T)12.00
Great Britain 1978-197921 Apr 1997WindsorRoyal Mail FDC new "gold" 26p & 1st (nvi) stamps (T)1.70
Great Britain EN1-EN423 Apr 2001WindsorRoyal Mail FDC - New Pictorial definitive issue (U)3.20
Great Britain EN1-EN423 Apr 2001WindsorRoyal Mail FDC - New Pictorial definitive issue (T)2.90
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