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Commemorative First Day Covers to 1971

A list of First Day covers and Postal Headquarters cards bearing Commemorative stamps for sale. In most cases there is only one of each item available:

SG Cat. (stamps) Postmarked At: Description Price(£sterling)
Addresses on these covers are indicated as (T) = typed, (M) = manuscript, (L) = adhesive label or (U) = unaddressed
Great Britain 46113 May 1937Bridgend, WalesCoronation of King George VI (U)15.00
Great Britain 479-4846 May 1940Lechlade, GloucestershireCentenary of First Postage Stamps (T)24.00
Great Britain 491-49211 Jun 1946London W.C.Victory ('Don't waste bread ....' cancellation) (M)20.00
Great Britain 491-49211 Jun 1946EdinburghVictory ('Don't waste bread ....' cancellation) (T)27.00
Great Britain 513-5144 May 1951London, S.E.1Festival of Britain (envelope slit open) (T)10.00
Great Britain 655-6585 Aug 1964Carlisle, CumberlandIllustrated cover 10th International Botanical Congress (M)10.00
Great Britain 655-6585 Aug 1964Douglas, Isle of ManGPO illustrated cover 10th International Botanical Congress (T)10.00
Great Britain1 Nov 1965London W.C.Christmas Aerogramme to New York (T)0.30
Great Britain 70018 Aug 1966London, W.C.World Cup Football, England Winners (T)5.00
Great Britain 748-75010 Jul 1967Stroud, GloucestershirePhilart illustrated FDC (British Paintings issue) (M) marked on reverse2.50
Great Britain 75124 Jul 1967Plymouth, DevonPO Commemorative FDC (Sir Francis Chichester's World Voyage issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 791-7952 Apr 1969Sidcup, KentSet of 5 covers illustrating the various Anniversaries - each bears the appropriate stamp (U)4.00
Great Britain 796-80128 May 1969London, W.C.Commemorative FDC (British Architecture issue) (M)1.75
Great Britain 802-8061 Jul 1969Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Investiture of The Prince of Wales issue) (T) slight discolouration of perforations on 5d stamps0.90
Great Britain 802-8061 Jul 1969London W.C.PO Commemorative FDC (Investiture of The Prince of Wales issue) (T) 1/- slightly damaged0.90
Great Britain 802-8061 Jul 1969CaernarvonWessex Commemorative FDC (Investiture of The Prince of Wales issue) (U) top lh corner of envelope slightly dog-eared1.10
Great Britain 808-8111 Oct 1969London W.C.PO Commemorative FDC (Post Office Technology issue) (M)1.25
Great Britain 815-81811 Feb 1970Newport, MonmouthshirePO Commemorative FDC (British Rural Architecture issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 815-81811 Feb 1970Eastbourne, SussexPO Commemorative FDC (British Rural Architecture issue) (M)1.50
Great Britain 815-81811 Feb 1970Rochdale, LancashirePO Commemorative FDC (British Rural Architecture issue) (M)1.50
Great Britain 815-81811 Feb 1970Sutton, SurreyPlain envelope FDC (British Rural Architecture issue) (M)0.75
Great Britain 819-8231 Apr 1970Newport, Monmouthshire Illustrated FDC (Anniversaries issue) (T)2.75
Great Britain 819-8231 Apr 1970Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (Anniversaries issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 819-8231 Apr 1970Newport, Monmouthshire PO Commemorative FDC (Anniversaries issue) (T)2.25
Great Britain 819-8231 Apr 1970Eastbourne, Sussex PO Commemorative FDC (Anniversaries issue) (M)1.75
Great Britain 8211 Apr 1970Rochdale, Lancashire PO Commemorative FDC (Anniversaries single stamp issue) (M)0.50
Guernsey 33-359 May 1970Guernsey Philatelic BureauWessex Commemorative FDC (25th Anniversary of Liberation) (M)1.25
Great Britain 824-8283 Jun 1970Dover, Kent Philart illustrated FDC (Literary Anniversaries issue) (U)3.00
Great Britain 824-8283 Jun 1970Newport, MonmouthshirePO Commemorative FDC (Literary Anniversaries issue) (T)2.25
Great Britain 824-8283 Jun 1970Eastbourne, Sussex PO Commemorative FDC (Literary Anniversaries issue) (M)2.00
Great Britain 824-8283 Jun 1970Kingston upon Thames, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Literary Anniversaries issue) (M)2.00
Great Britain 832-83415 Jul 1970Eastbourne, Sussex PO Commemorative FDC (Commonwealth Games issue) (M)1.00
Great Britain 832-83415 Jul 1970Sutton, Surrey PO Commemorative FDC (Commonwealth Games issue) (M)1.00
Great Britain 832-83415 Jul 1970Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (Commonwealth Games issue) (M)1.25
Great Britain 832-83415 Jul 1970Newport, MonmouthshireIllustrated FDC (Commonwealth Games issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 832-83415 Jul 1970Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (Commonwealth Games issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 835-83718 Sep 1970Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (Philympia 1970 issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 835-83718 Sep 1970Eastbourne, SussexPO Commemorative FDC (Philympia 1970 issue) (M)1.25
Great Britain 835-83718 Sep 1970Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Philympia 1970 issue) (M)1.25
Great Britain 835-83718 Sep 1970Rochdale, LancashirePO Commemorative FDC (Philympia 1970 issue) (M)1.25
Great Britain28 Oct 1970Bethlehem, LlandeiloChristmas Aerogramme pre-stamped 9d (L)0.25
Guernsey 40-4311 Nov 1970Guernsey Philatelic BureauPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas. Guernsey Churches issue) (U)0.80
Great Britain 838-84025 Nov 1970Rochdale, LancashirePO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1970 issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 838-84025 Nov 1970Eastbourne, SussexPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1970 issue) (M)1.25
Great Britain 881-88316 Jun 1971Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (Ulster '71 Paintings issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 881-88316 Jun 1971Newport, Monmouthshire PO Commemorative FDC (Ulster '71 Paintings issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 881-88316 Jun 1971London W.C. PO Commemorative FDC (Ulster '71 Paintings issue) (M)1.00
Great Britain 884-88628 Jul 1971Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (Literary Anniversaries issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 884-88628 Jul 1971Newport, Monmouthshire PO Commemorative FDC (Literary Anniversaries issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 884-88628 Jul 1971London W.C. PO Commemorative FDC (Literary Anniversaries issue) (M)1.50
Great Britain 887-88925 Aug 1971Colchester, Essex Set of 3 illustrated FDCs, each bearing appropriate stamp (Anniversaries issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 887-88925 Aug 1971Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Anniversaries issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 887-88925 Aug 1971Newport, MonmouthshirePO Commemorative FDC (Anniversaries issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 887-88925 Aug 1971Colchester, Essex Cotswold illustrated FDC (Anniversaries issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 887-88925 Aug 1971Colchester, Essex Thames illustrated FDC (Anniversaries issue) (L)2.00
Great Britain 887-88925 Aug 1971Maidstone PO Commemorative FDC (Anniversaries issue) (M)1.20
Great Britain 887-88925 Aug 1971Gloucestershire PO Commemorative FDC (Anniversaries issue) (M)1.00
Great Britain 887-88825 Aug 1971Lancaster & Morecambe PO Commemorative FDCs (2 x Anniversaries issue - no 9d) (M) Marked covers - value of used stamps only.0.35
Great Britain 890-89322 Sep 1971Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Modern Universities issue) (T)2.75
Great Britain 890-89322 Sep 1971Newport, MonmouthshirePO Commemorative FDC (Modern Universities issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 890-89322 Sep 1971LondonPO Commemorative FDC (Modern Universities issue) (M)1.75
Great Britain 894-89613 Oct 1971Bethlehem, LlandeiloPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas issue) (T)4.00
Great Britain 894-89613 Oct 1971Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 894-89613 Oct 1971Newport, MonmouthshirePO Commemorative FDC (Christmas issue) (T)2.00
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