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Peter's Stamps

Commemorative First Day Covers 1972 to 1976

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 897-90016 Feb 1972London W.C.PO Commemorative FDC (Polar Explorers issue) (U)5.50
Great Britain 897-90016 Feb 1972Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Polar Explorers issue) (T)4.00
Great Britain 897-90016 Feb 1972Colchester, EssexIllustrated FDC (Polar Explorers issue) (T)3.00
Great Britain 897-90016 Feb 1972Newport, MonmouthshirePO Commemorative FDC (Polar Explorers issue) (T)2.75
Great Britain 897-90016 Feb 1972Colchester, EssexIllustrated FDC (Polar Explorers issue) (L) 2.75
Great Britain 901-90326 Apr 1972Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (General Anniversaries issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 901-90326 Apr 1972Down Ampney, GloucestershirePO Commemorative FDC (General Anniversaries issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 901-90326 Apr 1972Newport, MonmouthshirePO Commemorative FDC (General Anniversaries issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 904-90821 Jun 1972Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Village Churches issue) (T)3.00
Great Britain 904-90821 Jun 1972GloucestershirePO Commemorative FDC (Village Churches issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 909-91213 Sep 1972Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Broadcasting Anniversaries issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 909-91213 Sep 1972Newport, MonmouthshirePO Commemorative FDC (Broadcasting Anniversaries issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 91213 Sep 1972Chelmsford, EssexMarconi Philatelic Society illustrated FDC with cachet 'Posted at Maconi's original Hall Street Works' & special handstamp (U)2.75
Great Britain 913-91518 Oct 1972Newport, MonmouthshirePO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1972 issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 913-91518 Oct 1972London W.C.PO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1972 issue) (M)1.00
Great Britain 916-91720 Nov 1972Leeds GPO Commemorative FDC (25th Wedding Anniversary issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 916-91720 Nov 1972Newport, MonmouthshireGPO Commemorative FDC (25th Wedding Anniversary issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 916-91720 Nov 1972Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (25th Wedding Anniversary issue) (U)2.25
Great Britain 916-91720 Nov 1972Colchester, Essex Illustrated FDC (25th Wedding Anniversary issue) (L)1.75
Great Britain 916-91720 Nov 1972Colchester, Essex Illustrated FDC (25th Wedding Anniversary issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 919-9213 Jan 1973Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (European Communities issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 919-9213 Jan 1973London S.W.Cotswold illustrated FDC (European Communities issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 919-9213 Jan 1973Gwent, Wales PO Commemorative FDC (European Communities issue) (U) two small age spots on front2.00
Great Britain 92228 Feb 1973Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (British Trees - Oak issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 92228 Feb 1973Colchester, EssexIllustrated FDC (British Trees - Oak issue) (U)2.25
Great Britain 92228 Feb 1973Cardiff, Wales PO Commemorative FDC (British Trees - Oak issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 923-92718 Apr 1973Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (British Explorers issue) (T)4.00
Great Britain 923-92718 Apr 1973Colchester, EssexPO Commemorative FDC (British Explorers issue) (U)2.50
Great Britain 923-92718 Apr 1973Cardiff, Wales PO Commemorative FDC (British Explorers issue) (T)2.25
Great Britain 928-93016 May 1973Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (County Cricket issue) (T)3.00
Great Britain 928-93016 May 1973Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (County Cricket issue) (U)2.25
Great Britain 928-93016 May 1973Cardiff, Wales PO Commemorative FDC (County Cricket issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 928-93016 May 1973Colchester, Essex Mercury illustrated FDC (County Cricket issue) (L)2.00
Great Britain 928-93016 May 1973Colchester, Essex Illustrated FDC (County Cricket issue) (T)2.25
Great Britain 931-9344 Jul 1973Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (British Painters issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 931-9344 Jul 1973Colchester, Essex Illustrated FDC (British Painters issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 931-9344 Jul 1973Colchester, Essex Illustrated FDC (British Painters issue) (L)1.50
Great Britain 931-9344 Jul 1973Cardiff, Wales PO Commemorative FDC (British Painters issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 931-9344 Jul 1973Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (British Painters issue) (M)1.00
Great Britain 935-93815 Aug 1973Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (Inigo Jones Anniversary issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 935-93815 Aug 1973Cardiff, Wales PO Commemorative FDC (Inigo Jones Anniversary issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 939-94012 Sep 1973Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (Parliamentary Conference issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 939-94012 Sep 1973Colchester, Essex PO Commemorative FDC (Parliamentary Conference issue) (U)1.75
Great Britain 939-94012 Sep 1973Cardiff, Wales PO Commemorative FDC (Parliamentary Conference issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 941-94214 Nov 1973Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh PO Commemorative FDC (Royal Wedding issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 941-94214 Nov 1973Cardiff, Wales PO Commemorative FDC (Royal Wedding issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 941-94214 Nov 1973Colchester, Essex Illustrated FDC (Royal Wedding issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 941-94214 Nov 1973Bournemouth & Poole PO Commemorative FDC (Royal Wedding issue) (M)1.50
Jersey 99-10215 Nov 1973Jersey Channel Islands Commemorative FDC (Marine Life I issue) (U)0.70
Great Britain 943-94828 Nov 1973Cardiff, Wales PO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1973 issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 94927 Feb 1974Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (British Trees - Horse Chestnut issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 94927 Feb 1974Cardiff, Wales or London S.W.PO Commemorative FDC (British Trees - Horse Chestnut issue) (M)1.00
Great Britain 950-95324 Apr 1974Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Fire Services issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 950-95324 Apr 1974Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Fire Services issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 954-95712 Jun 1974Southampton (Imperial Airways Flying Post)Cotswold illustrated FDC (U.P.U. issue) (L) slight water damage LHS2.75
Great Britain 954-95712 Jun 1974Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (U.P.U. issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 954-95712 Jun 1974Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (U.P.U. issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 958-96110 Jul 1974Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Medieval Warriors issue) (T or L)2.50
Great Britain 958-96110 Jul 1974Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Medieval Warriors issue) (T)1.75
Jersey 111-11431 Jul 1974Jersey Channel IslandsCommemorative FDC (Anniversaries issue) (L)0.65
Guernsey 118-12121 Sep 1974Guernsey Philatelic BureauPO Commemorative FDC (Renoir Paintings issue) (L)0.40
Guernsey 118-12121 Sep 1974Guernsey Philatelic BureauPO Commemorative FDC (Renoir Paintings issue) (U)0.70
Great Britain 962-9659 Oct 1974Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Churchill Centenary issue) (T)2.75
Great Britain 962-9659 Oct 1974Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Churchill Centenary issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 962-9659 Oct 1974Battersea, S.W.11. or Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Churchill Centenary issue) (M)1.50
Great Britain 962-9659 Oct 1974Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Churchill Centenary issue) (T) slight discolouration of top perforations1.00
Isle of Man 54-5722 Nov 1974Douglas, Isle of ManCommemorative FDC (Birth Centenary of Sir Winston Churchill) (U)0.70
Jersey 115-11822 Nov 1974Jersey Channel IslandsCommemorative FDC (Marine Paintings issue) (T)1.20
Great Britain 966-96927 Nov 1974Bethlehem, LlandeiloPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas issue) (U)3.50
Great Britain 966-96927 Nov 1974Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 966-96927 Nov 1974Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas issue) (T)1.75
Guernsey 122-1257 Jan 1975Guernsey Philatelic BureauMercury Commemorative FDC (Guernsey Ferns issue) (U)0.70
Guernsey 122-1257 Jan 1975Guernsey Philatelic BureauCommemorative FDC (Guernsey Ferns issue) (U)0.70
Isle of Man 20 & 268 Jan 1975Douglas, Isle of ManDefinitive FDC (Independence issue) (U)0.40
Great Britain 97022 Jan 1975Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Charity issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 97022 Jan 1975Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Charity issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 97022 Jan 1975Sutton, Surrey or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Charity issue) (M)1.00
Great Britain 971-97419 Feb 1975Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (J.M.W. Turner issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 971-97419 Feb 1975Colchester, EssexPhilart illustrated FDC (J.M.W. Turner issue) (U)2.50
Great Britain 971-97419 Feb 1975Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (J.M.W. Turner issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 971-97419 Feb 1975Sutton, Surrey or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (J.M.W. Turner issue) (M)1.50
Jersey 119-12225 Feb 1975Jersey Channel IslandsCommemorative FDC (Nineteenth-Century Farming issue) (T)0.55
Isle of Man 59-6214 Mar 1975Douglas, Isle of ManCommemorative FDC (Manx Pioneers in Cleveland, Ohio) (U)0.55
Great Britain 97523 Apr 1975National Trust for Scotland, EdinburghNational Trust illustrated cover and special handstamp for European Architectural Heritage Year (L)0.70
Great Britain 975-97923 Apr 1975Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (European Architectural Heritage issue) (T)3.25
Great Britain 975-97923 Apr 1975Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (European Architectural Heritage issue) (T)2.25
Great Britain 975-97923 Apr 1975Field Post Office 775BFPO Commemorative FDC (European Architectural Heritage issue) (U)2.50
Great Britain 975-97923 Apr 1975Sutton, Surrey or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (European Architectural Heritage issue) (M)2.00
Isle of Man 63-6628 May 1975Douglas, Isle of ManCommemorative FDC (T.T. Motorcycle Races) (U)1.40
Jersey 12330 May 1975Jersey Post OfficeCommemorative FDC (Royal Visit issue) (T)0.95
Jersey 124-1`276 Jun 1975Jersey Post OfficeCommemorative FDC (Jersey Tourism issue) (T)0.70
Jersey MS 1286 Jun 1975Jersey Post OfficeCommemorative FDC (Jersey Tourism m/s issue) (T)2.20
Guernsey 126-1296 Jun 1975Guernsey Philatelic BureauMercury Commemorative FDC (Victor Hugo's Exile in Guernsey issue) (U)0.70
Guernsey 126-1296 Jun 1975Guernsey Philatelic BureauCommemorative FDC (Victor Hugo's Exile in Guernsey issue) (U)0.70
Great Britain 980-98311 Jun 1975Various (4 covers)PO Commemorative FDCs (Sailing issue) (L)3.50
Great Britain 980-98311 Jun 1975NottinghamPO Commemorative FDC (Sailing issue) (U)2.25
Great Britain 980-98311 Jun 1975London, W.C. Illustrated FDC (Sailing issue) (M)1.50
Great Britain 980-98311 Jun 1975Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Sailing issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 980-98311 Jun 1975Cardiff, Wales PO Commemorative FDC (Sailing issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 980-98311 Jun 1975Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Sailing issue) (M)1.50
Jersey 129-13228 Jul 1975Jersey Post OfficeCommemorative FDC (Sea Birds issue) (T)0.75
Great Britain 984-98713 Aug 1975Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Public Railways issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 984-98713 Aug 1975Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Public Railways issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 9883 Sep 1975Colchester, EssexStuart illustrated FDC (Inter Parliamentary Union issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 9883 Sep 1975Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Inter Parliamentary Union issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 9883 Sep 1975Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Inter Parliamentary Union issue) (T)0.75
Isle of Man 67-709 Sep 1975Douglas, Isle of ManCommemorative FDC (Death Anniversary of Sir George Goldie) (U)0.55
Guernsey 131-1347 Oct 1975Guernsey Philatelic BureauMercury Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1975 issue) (U)0.70
Guernsey 131-1347 Oct 1975Guernsey Philatelic BureauCommemorative FDC (Christmas 1975 issue) (U)0.70
Great Britain 989-99222 Oct 1975Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Jane Austen Bicentenary issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 989-99222 Oct 1975Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Jane Austen Bicentenary issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 989-99222 Oct 1975Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Jane Austen Bicentenary issue) (T) small age stains on perforations1.25
Jersey 133-13630 Oct 1975JerseyCommemorative FDC (50th Ann. of R.A.F.A. Jersey Branch issue) (T)0.90
Great Britain 993-99626 Nov 1975Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas Angels issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 993-99626 Nov 1975Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas Angels issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 993-99626 Nov 1975Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas Angels issue) (M)1.00
Guernsey 135-13810 Feb 1976Guernsey Philatelic BureauMercury Commemorative FDC (Lighthouses issue) (U)0.70
Guernsey 135-13810 Feb 1976Guernsey Philatelic BureauCommemorative FDC (Lighthouses issue) (U)0.70
Great Britain 997-100010 Mar 1976Tunbridge Wells, KentPhilart illustrated FDC (Telephone Centenary issue) (U)2.25
Great Britain 997-100010 Mar 1976Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (Telephone Centenary issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 997-100010 Mar 1976Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Telephone Centenary issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 997-100010 Mar 1976Cardiff, Wales or Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Telephone Centenary issue) (M)1.00
Great Britain 1001-100428 Apr 1976Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (Social Reformers issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 1001-100428 Apr 1976Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Social Reformers issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 1001-100428 Apr 1976Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Social Reformers issue) (T)1.25
Guernsey 139-14029 May 1976Guernsey Philatelic BureauMercury Commemorative FDC (Europa issue) (U)0.60
Guernsey 139-14029 May 1976Guernsey Philatelic BureauCommemorative FDC (Europa issue) (U)0.60
Jersey 160-16329 May 1976JerseyCommemorative FDC (Bicent of American Independence issue) (T)0.70
Great Britain 10052 Jun 1976Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (American Bicenennial issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 10052 Jun 1976Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (American Bicenennial issue) (T)0.75
Great Britain 10052 Jun 1976Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (American Bicenennial issue) (M)0.60
Great Britain 10052 Jun 1976Dunfermline, FifePO Commemorative FDC (American Bicenennial issue) (unaddressed label covering marks on envelope)0.40
Great Britain 1006-100930 Jun 1976Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Roses issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 1006-100930 Jun 1976Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Roses issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 1006-100930 Jun 1976Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Roses issue) (M)1.50
Guernsey 141-1443 Aug 1976Guernsey Philatelic BureauMercury Commemorative FDC (Views of the Bailiwick issue) (U)0.70
Guernsey 141-1443 Aug 1976Guernsey Philatelic BureauCommemorative FDC (Views of the Bailiwick issue) (U)0.70
Great Britain 1010-10134 Aug 1976Colchester, EssexMercury illustrated FDC (Cultural Traditions issue) (T)2.25
Great Britain 1010-10134 Aug 1976Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Cultural Traditions issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 1010-10134 Aug 1976Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Cultural Traditions issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 1010-10134 Aug 1976Sutton, Surrey or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Cultural Traditions issue) (M)1.50
Great Britain 1014-101729 Sep 1976Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (500th Anniversary of British Printing issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 1014-101729 Sep 1976Colchester, EssexPhilart illustrated FDC (500th Anniversary of British Printing issue) (U)2.25
Great Britain 1014-101729 Sep 1976Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (500th Anniversary of British Printing issue) (T)1.75
Great Britain 1014-101729 Sep 1976Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (500th Anniversary of British Printing issue) (M)1.50
Guernsey 145-14814 Oct 1976Guernsey Philatelic BureauMercury Commemorative FDC (Buildings of the Bailiwick issue) (U)0.40
Great Britain 1018-102124 Nov 1976Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas. English Medieval Embroidery issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 1018-102124 Nov 1976Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas. English Medieval Embroidery issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 1018-102124 Nov 1976Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas. English Medieval Embroidery issue) (M)1.75
Great Britain 101924 Nov 1976Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas. English Medieval Embroidery 8½p stamp) (T) carefully slit open at side - contains letter from Post Office0.50
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