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Commemorative First Day Covers 1977 to 1980

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 1022-102512 Jan 1977Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Racket Sports issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 1022-102512 Jan 1977Colchester, EssexMercury illustrated FDC (Racket Sports issue) (T)2.25
Great Britain 1022-102512 Jan 1977Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Racket Sports issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 1024-102512 Jan 1977Norwich, NorfolkPO Commemorative FDC (Racket Sports issue - 11p & 13p only) (U)1.00
Great Britain 1029-10322 Mar 1977Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Inst. of Chemistry issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1029-10322 Mar 1977Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Inst. of Chemistry issue) (M)1.00
Great Britain 1033 & 1035-103711 May 1977Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Silver Jubilee [1st] issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1033 & 1035-103711 May 1977British Forces Postal ServicesIllustrated FDC (Silver Jubilee [1st] issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1033 & 1035-103711 May 1977Colchester, Essex Illustrated FDC (Silver Jubilee [1st] issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 103311 May 1977LiverpoolSpastics Society Illustrated FDC (Silver Jubilee issue) (T)Free with any other cover(s)
Great Britain 1033-103711 May & 15 Jun 1977Tunbridge Wells, KentPair of PO Commemorative FDCs (Silver Jubilee issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 1033-103711 May & 15 Jun 1977Colchester, EssexPair of Cotswold illustrated FDCs (Silver Jubilee issue) (T)2.70
Great Britain 1033-103711 May & 15 Jun 1977Colchester, EssexPair of Mercury illustrated FDCs (Silver Jubilee issue) (T)2.70
Great Britain 1033-103711 May & 15 Jun 1977Colchester, EssexPair of Philart illustrated FDCs (Silver Jubilee issue) (T)2.50
Guernsey 151-15217 May 1977Guernsey Philatelic BureauPO Commemorative FDC (Europa 1977 issue) (U)0.35
Great Britain 10388 Jun 1977Colchester, Essex Cotswold illustrated FDC (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 10388 Jun 1977Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 10388 Jun 1977Gwent, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting issue) (T)0.80
Great Britain 10388 Jun 1977Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting issue) (M)0.60
Guernsey 153-1562 Aug 1977Guernsey Philatelic BureauMercury Commemorative FDC (Prehistoric Monuments issue) (U)0.40
Great Britain 1039-10435 Oct 1977Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (British Wildlife issue) (T)2.25
Great Britain 1039-10435 Oct 1977Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (British Wildlife issue) (T)1.75
Guernsey 157-16025 Oct 1977Guernsey Philatelic BureauMercury Commemorative FDC (St. John Ambulance Centenary issue) (U)0.40
Great Britain 1044-104923 Nov 1977Colchester, EssexPhilart illustrated FDC (Christmas 1977 issue) (T)2.25
Great Britain 1044-104923 Nov 1977Bethlehem, Llandeilo, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1977 issue) (T)3.00
Great Britain 1044-104923 Nov 1977Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1977 issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 1044-104923 Nov 1977Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1977 issue) (M)1.50
Great Britain 1050-105325 Jan 1978Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Energy Resources issue) (T) 1.50
Great Britain 1050-105325 Jan 1978Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Energy Resources issue) (T) 1.20
Great Britain 1050-105325 Jan 1978Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Energy Resources issue) (M) 0.80
Great Britain 1050-105325 Jan 1978Gwent, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Energy Resources issue) (L) 0.60
Guernsey 161-1647 Feb 1978Guernsey Philatelic BureauMercury Commemorative FDC (Old Guernsey Prints issue) (U)0.40
Great Britain 1054-10571 Mar 1978British Forces 9000 Postal ServiceIllustrated FDC (Historic Buildings issue) (U)1.50
Great Britain 1054-10571 Mar 1978NottinghamPO Commemorative FDC (Historic Buildings issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1054-10571 Mar 1978Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Historic Buildings issue) (T)0.80
Great Britain 1054-10571 Mar 1978Colchester, EssexStuart illustrated FDC (Historic Buildings issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1054-10571 Mar 1978Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Historic Buildings issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 1054-10571 Mar 1978Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Historic Buildings issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1054-10571 Mar 1978Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Historic Buildings issue) (M)0.80
Great Britain MS10581 Mar 1978Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Historic Buildings miniature sheet issue) (T)2.25
Great Britain MS10581 Mar 1978Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Historic Buildings miniature sheet issue) (T)1.75
Jersey 187-1891 May 1978JerseyPO Commemorative FDC (Europa. Fortifications issue) (U)0.40
Guernsey 165-1662 May 1978GuernseyMercury Commemorative FDC (Europa. Monuments issue) (U)0.25
Great Britain 1059-106231 May 1978Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Coronation Anniversary issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 1059-106231 May 1978Field Post Office 659BFPO Commemorative FDC (Coronation Anniversary issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1059-106231 May 1978Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Coronation Anniversary issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1059-106231 May 1978Colchester, EssexIllustrated FDC (Coronation Anniversary issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1059-106231 May 1978Hounslow, MiddlesexPO Commemorative FDC (Coronation Anniversary issue) (M)0.80
Great Britain 1059-106231 May 1978Colchester, EssexPlain FDC (Coronation Anniversary issue) (M)0.60
Great Britain 1063-10665 Jul 1978Colchester, EssexPhilart illustrated FDC (Horses issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 1063-10665 Jul 1978PeterboroughPO Commemorative FDC (Horses issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 1063-10665 Jul 1978Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Horses issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1063-10665 Jul 1978NottinghamPO Commemorative FDC (Horses issue) (L)1.00
Great Britain 1063-10665 Jul 1978Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Horses issue) (M)0.80
Great Britain 1067-10702 Aug 1978Colchester, EssexCotswold Illustrated FDC (Cycling issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1067-10702 Aug 1978Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Cycling issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 1067-10702 Aug 1978Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Cycling issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1067-10702 Aug 1978Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Cycling issue) (M)0.80
Guernsey 169-17229 Aug 1978Guernsey Philatelic BureauMercury Commemorative FDC (Birds issue) (U)0.40
Great Britain 1071-107422 Nov 1978Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas Carol Singers issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1071-107422 Nov 1978Bethlehem, Llandeilo, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas Carol Singers issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 1071-107422 Nov 1978Colchester, Essex or Tunbridge Wells, KentCotswold Illustrated FDC (Christmas Carol Singers issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1071-107422 Nov 1978Field Post Office 659BFPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas Carol Singers issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1071-107422 Nov 1978Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas Carol Singers issue) (M)0.80
Australia 70326 Jan 1979Canberra City, AustraliaAustralia Post Commemorative FDC (Australia Day issue) (U)0.40
Great Britain 1075-10787 Feb 1979Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Dogs issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1075-10787 Feb 1979Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Dogs issue) (T)0.80
Great Britain 1075-10787 Feb 1979Colchester, EssexIllustrated FDC (Dogs issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1075-10787 Feb 1979Sutton, SurreyPlain envelope FDC (Dogs issue) (M)0.60
Great Britain 1079-108221 Mar 1979Colchester, EssexPO Commemorative FDC (Spring Flowers issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1079-108221 Mar 1979Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Spring Flowers issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1079-108221 Mar 1979Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Spring Flowers issue) (L or T)1.50
Great Britain 1079-108221 Mar 1979NottinghamPO Commemorative FDC (Spring Flowers issue) (L)1.00
Great Britain 1079-108221 Mar 1979Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Spring Flowers issue) (M)0.80
Great Britain 1083-10869 May 1979Colchester, EssexMercury illustrated FDC (Elections to European Assembly issue) (U)1.75
Great Britain 1083-10869 May 1979Colchester, EssexPhilart illustrated FDC (Elections to European Assembly issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 1083-10869 May 1979Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (Elections to European Assembly issue) (L)1.25
Great Britain 1083-10869 May 1979Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Elections to European Assembly issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 1083-10869 May 1979Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Elections to European Assembly issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1087-10906 Jun 1979Colchester, EssexIllustrated FDC (Horseracing Paintings issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1087-10906 Jun 1979Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Horseracing Paintings issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 1087-10906 Jun 1979Lancaster & MorecambePO Commemorative FDC (Horseracing Paintings issue) (M)0.80
Great Britain 1087-10906 Jun 1979Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Horseracing Paintings issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1091-109411 Jul 1979Chelmsford, EssexPO Commemorative FDC (Year of the Child issue) (U)1.75
Great Britain 1091-109411 Jul 1979NottinghamPO Commemorative FDC (Year of the Child issue) (erased pencilled address)1.50
Great Britain 1091-109411 Jul 1979Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Year of the Child issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1091-109411 Jul 1979Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Year of the Child issue) (M)1.00
Great Britain 1095-109822 Aug 1979Field Post Office 51British Forces illustrated FDC (Rowland Hill issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1095-109822 Aug 1979Colchester, EssexStuart Illustrated FDC (Rowland Hill issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1095-109822 Aug 1979Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Rowland Hill issue) (T)1.10
Great Britain 1095-109822 Aug 1979Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Rowland Hill issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1095-109822 Aug 1979Sutton, Surrey or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Rowland Hill issue) (M)0.75
Transkei 58-614 Sep 1979Butterworth, Transkei'Waterfalls' set on FDC (U)1.25
Great Britain 1100-110326 Sep 1979Field Post Office 51British Forces illustrated FDC (Metropolitan Police issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1100-110326 Sep 1979Colchester, EssexIllustrated FDC (Metropolitan Police issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1100-110326 Sep 1979Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Metropolitan Police issue) (T)1.10
Great Britain 1100-110326 Sep 1979Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Metropolitan Police issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain MS109924 Oct 1979Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Rowland Hill miniature sheet issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain MS109924 Oct 1979Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Rowland Hill miniature sheet issue) (M)0.75
Great Britain 1104-110821 Nov 1979Bethlehem, Llandeilo, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1979 issue) (T)1.50
Great Britain 1104-110821 Nov 1979Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1979 issue) (T)1.10
Great Britain 1104-110821 Nov 1979Field Post Office 51British Forces illustrated FDC (Christmas 1979 issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1104-110821 Nov 1979Colchester, Essex or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1979 issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1104-110821 Nov 1979Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1979 issue) (M)0.75
Great Britain 1109-111216 Jan 1980Chelmsford, Essex PO Commemorative FDC (British Wild Birds issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1109-111216 Jan 1980Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (British Wild Birds issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1109-111216 Jan 1980Field Post Office 51British Forces illustrated FDC (British Wild Birds issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1109-111216 Jan 1980Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (British Wild Birds issue) (T)1.10
Great Britain 1109-111216 Jan 1980Tunbridge Wells, Kent PO Commemorative FDC (British Wild Birds issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1109-111216 Jan 1980Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (British Wild Birds issue) (M)0.80
USA 1778-17811 Feb 1980Lake Placid, NYSet of 4 First Day covers each bearing one of the set commemorating the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid (U)2.20
Great Britain4 Feb 1980Windsor, BerkshireAerogramme bearing 14p pre-postage (U)0.30
Great Britain 1113-111712 Mar 1980Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Liverpool & Manchester Railway issue) (T)1.10
Great Britain 1113-111712 Mar 1980Field Post Office 51PO Commemorative FDC (Liverpool & Manchester Railway issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1113-111712 Mar 1980Colchester, EssexPhilart illustrated FDC (Liverpool & Manchester Railway issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1113-111712 Mar 1980Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Liverpool & Manchester Railway issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1113-111712 Mar 1980Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Liverpool & Manchester Railway issue) (M)0.75
Great Britain 11189 Apr 1980Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (London 1980 issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 11189 Apr 1980Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (London 1980 issue) (T)1.10
Great Britain 11189 Apr 1980Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (London 1980 issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 11189 Apr 1980Chelmsford, EssexPO Commemorative FDC (London 1980 issue) (U)1.10
Great Britain 11189 Apr 1980Warwick & LeamingtonPO Commemorative FDC (London 1980 issue) (U)1.10
Great Britain 11189 Apr 1980Chelmsford, Essex or Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (London 1980 issue) (M)0.80
RSA MS4766 May 1980Durban, S. AfricaPaintings by Pieter Wenning illustrated first day cover with minisheet. (U)2.40
Great Britain MS11197 May 1980Warwick & LeamingtonPO Commemorative FDC (London 1980 miniature sheet issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain MS11197 May 1980Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (London 1980 miniature sheet issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain MS11197 May 1980Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (London 1980 miniature sheet issue) (M)0.75
Great Britain 1120-11247 May 1980Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (London Landmarks issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1120-11247 May 1980Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (London Landmarks issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1120-11247 May 1980Field Post Office 51British Forces illustrated FDC (London Landmarks issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1120-11247 May 1980Colchester, EssexPhilart illustrated FDC (London Landmarks issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1120-11247 May 1980Warwick & LeamingtonPO Commemorative FDC (London Landmarks issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1120-11247 May 1980Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (London Landmarks issue) (M)0.80
AustraliaMay 1980MintPre-stamped cover for 150th Anniversary of Charles Sturt's Explorations. (U)0.25
Great Britain 1125-11289 Jul 1980Field Post Office 51British Forces illustrated FDC (Famous Authoresses issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1125-11289 Jul 1980Colchester, EssexPhilart illustrated FDC (Famous Authoresses issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1125-11289 Jul 1980Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Famous Authoresses issue) (T)1.10
Great Britain 1125-11289 Jul 1980Warwick & LeamingtonPO Commemorative FDC (Famous Authoresses issue) (U)1.10
Great Britain 1125-11289 Jul 1980Cardiff, Wales or Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Famous Authoresses issue) (T)0.80
Great Britain 1125-11289 Jul 1980DorchesterPO Commemorative FDC (Famous Authoresses issue) (L)0.75
Great Britain 1125-11289 Jul 1980Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Famous Authoresses issue) (M)0.75
Great Britain 1129 x24 Aug 1980Cardiff, WalesPO Commemorative FDC (Queen Mother's 80th Birthday issue with gutter pair) (T)1.50
Great Britain 1129 x24 Aug 1980Warwick & LeamingtonPO Commemorative FDC (Queen Mother's 80th Birthday issue) (U)1.20
Great Britain 1129 x24 Aug 1980Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Queen Mother's 80th Birthday issue) (T)1.10
Great Britain 11294 Aug 1980Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Queen Mother's 80th Birthday issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 11294 Aug 1980Field Post Office 51British Forces illustrated FDC (Queen Mother's 80th Birthday issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 11294 Aug 1980Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Queen Mother's 80th Birthday issue) (M)0.80
Great Britain 1130-113310 Sep 1980 Field Post Office 51British Forces illustrated FDC (British Conductors issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1130-113310 Sep 1980 Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (British Conductors issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1130-113310 Sep 1980 Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (British Conductors issue) (T)1.10
Great Britain 1130-113310 Sep 1980 Chelmsford, Essex or Warwick & LeamingtonPO Commemorative FDC (British Conductors issue) (U)1.10
Great Britain 1130-113310 Sep 1980 Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (British Conductors issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1130-113310 Sep 1980 Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (British Conductors issue) (M)0.80
Great Britain 1134-113710 Oct 1980 Colchester, EssexStuart illustrated FDC (Sports Centenaries issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1134-113710 Oct 1980 Field Post Office 51British Forces illustrated FDC (Sports Centenaries issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1134-113710 Oct 1980 Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Sports Centenaries issue) (T)1.10
Great Britain 1134-113710 Oct 1980 Chelmsford, Essex or Warwick & LeamingtonPO Commemorative FDC (Sports Centenaries issue) (U)1.10
Great Britain 1134-113710 Oct 1980 Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Sports Centenaries issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1134-113710 Oct 1980 Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Sports Centenaries issue) (M)0.75
Great Britain 1138-114219 Nov 1980Trafalgar Square, London W.C.2 illustrated first day covers with special handstamps commemorating Norway's traditional gift of a Christmas tree erected in Trafalgar Square. Covers bear complete gutter pair set of 1980 Christmas stamps (U)2.50
Great Britain 1138-114219 Nov 1980Warwick & LeamingtonPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1980 issue) (U)1.10
Great Britain 1138-114219 Nov 1980Warwick & LeamingtonStuart illustrated FDC (Christmas 1980 issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1138-114219 Nov 1980Field Post Office 51British Forces illustrated FDC (Christmas 1980 issue) (U)1.25
Great Britain 1138-114219 Nov 1980Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (Christmas 1980 issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 1138-114219 Nov 1980Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1980 issue) (T)1.10
Great Britain 1138-114219 Nov 1980Tunbridge Wells, KentPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1980 issue) (T)1.00
Great Britain 1138-114219 Nov 1980Sutton, SurreyPO Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1980 issue) (M)0.75
SWA 369-37225 Nov 1980Okahandja, SWAWater Conservation set on FDC (U)1.50
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