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Peter's Stamps

Commemorative First Day Covers 1986 to 1990

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 1308-131114 Jan 1986Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh or BirminghamRoyal Mail FDC (Industry Year issue) (T) 2.00
Great Britain 1308-131114 Jan 1986Tonbridge, KentStuart illustrated FDC (Industry Year issue) (M) 1.75
Great Britain 1308-131114 Jan 1986RedhillRoyal Mail FDC (Industry Year issue) (M) 1.50
Great Britain 1312-131518 Feb 1986Star, Winscombe, Avon or London S.E.10Philart Illustrated FDC (Appearance of Halley's Comet issue) (U) 2.75
Great Britain 1312-131518 Feb 1986ColchesterCotswold Illustrated FDC (Appearance of Halley's Comet issue) (U) 2.50
Great Britain 1312-131518 Feb 1986Greenwich, London S.E.10Royal Mail FDC (Appearance of Halley's Comet issue) (U) 2.50
Great Britain 1312-131518 Feb 1986Star, Winscombe, AvonRoyal Mail FDC (Appearance of Halley's Comet issue) (U) 2.50
Great Britain 1312-131518 Feb 1986Philatelic Bureau or London, S.E.10Royal Mail FDC (Appearance of Halley's Comet issue) (T) 2.25
Great Britain 1312-131518 Feb 1986Tonbridge, KentStuart illustrated FDC (Appearance of Halley's Comet issue) (M) 2.00
Great Britain 1312-131518 Feb 1986Croydon, SurreyRoyal Mail FDC (Appearance of Halley's Comet issue) (M) 1.75
Great Britain 1316-131921 Apr 1986Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh or Windsor, BerkshireRoyal Mail FDC (Queen's 60th Birthday issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1316-131921 Apr 1986Tonbridge, KentStuart illustrated FDC (Queen's 60th Birthday issue) (M) 2.25
Great Britain 1316-131921 Apr 1986Croydon, SurreyRoyal Mail FDC (Queen's 60th Birthday issue) (M) 2.00
Great Britain 1320-132320 May 1986Tonbridge, KentStuart illustrated FDC (Endangered Species issue) (M) 2.50
Great Britain 1324-132717 Jun 1986Gloucester Royal Mail FDC (900th Anniversary of the Domesday Book issue) (T) 2.25
Great Britain 1324-132717 Jun 1986Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (900th Anniversary of the Domesday Book issue) (M) 1.50
Great Britain 1328-133215 Jul 1986EdinburghRoyal Mail FDC (13th Commonwealth Games issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1328-133215 Jul 1986Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (13th Commonwealth Games issue) (M) 2.25
Great Britain 1333-133422 Jul 1986Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghRoyal Mail FDC (Royal Wedding - Prince Andrew & Sarah Ferguson issue) (T) 1.50
Great Britain 1333-133422 Jul 1986Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Royal Wedding - Prince Andrew & Sarah Ferguson issue) (M) 1.00
Great Britain 133519 Aug 1986London S.W.1Royal Mail FDC (Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference issue) (T) 1.25
Great Britain 133519 Aug 1986London S.W.1Stuart illustrated FDC (Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference issue) (M) 1.00
Great Britain 133519 Aug 1986Croydon, SurreyRoyal Mail FDC (Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference issue) (M) 0.50
Great Britain 1336-134016 Sep 1986FarnboroughRoyal Mail FDC (History of the Royal Air Force issue) (T) 3.00
Great Britain 1336-134016 Sep 1986Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (History of the Royal Air Force issue) (M) 2.00
Great Britain 1342-134618 Nov 1986Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghRoyal Mail FDC (Folk Customs - Christmas 1986) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1342-134618 Nov 1986Bethlehem, LlandeiloRoyal Mail FDC (Folk Customs - Christmas 1986) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1342-134618 Nov 1986Tonbridge, KentMercury illustrated FDC (Folk Customs - Christmas 1986) (M) 1.75
Great Britain 1342-134618 Nov 1986Croydon, SurreyRoyal Mail FDC (Folk Customs - Christmas 1986) (M) 1.50
Great Britain 1347-135020 Jan 1987Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (Flower Photographs issue) (T) 2.75
Great Britain 1347-135020 Jan 1987Philatelic Bureau or Richmond, SurreyRoyal Mail FDC (Flower Photographs issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1347-135020 Jan 1987Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Flower Photographs issue) (M) 2.00
Great Britain 1351-135424 Mar 1987Woolsthorpe, LincsRoyal Mail FDC (Sir Isaac Newton issue) (T) 2.00
Great Britain 1351-135424 Mar 1987Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Sir Isaac Newton issue) (M) 1.50
Great Britain 1355-135812 May 1987Philatelic Bureau or IpswichRoyal Mail FDC (British Architects in Europe issue) (T) 2.00
Great Britain 1355-135812 May 1987Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (British Architects in Europe issue) (M) 1.50
Great Britain 1359-136216 Jun 1987Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (St. John Ambulance Centenary issue) (T) 2.25
Great Britain 1359-136216 Jun 1987Philatelic BureauRoyal Mail FDC (St. John Ambulance Centenary issue) (T) 2.00
Great Britain 1359-136216 Jun 1987Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (St. John Ambulance Centenary issue) (M) 1.50
Great Britain 1363-136621 Jul 1987Philatelic Bureau or Rothesay, Isle of ButeRoyal Mail FDC (Scottish Heraldry issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1363-136621 Jul 1987Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Scottish Heraldry issue) (M) 2.00
Great Britain 1367-13708 Sep 1987Philatelic Bureau or Newport, Isle of WightRoyal Mail FDC (150th Anniversary of Queen Victoria's Accession issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1367-13708 Sep 1987Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (150th Anniversary of Queen Victoria's Accession issue) (M) 2.00
Great Britain 1371-137413 Oct 1987St. Ives, CornwallRoyal Mail FDC (Studio Pottery issue) (T) 2.00
Great Britain 1371-137413 Oct 1987Tonbridge, KentStuart illustrated FDC (Studio Pottery issue) (M) 1.75
Great Britain 1371-137413 Oct 1987Croydon, SurreyRoyal Mail FDC (Studio Pottery issue) (M) 1.50
Great Britain 1375-137917 Nov 1987Philatelic Bureau or Bethlehem, LlandeiloRoyal Mail FDC (Christmas 1987 issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1375-137917 Nov 1987Tonbridge, KentStuart illustrated FDC (Christmas 1987 issue) (M) 2.25
Great Britain 1380-138319 Jan 1988Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (Linnean Society issue) (T) 2.25
Great Britain 1380-138319 Jan 1988Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghRoyal Mail FDC (Linnean Society issue) (T) 2.00
Great Britain 1380-138319 Jan 1988Tonbridge, KentStuart illustrated FDC (Linnean Society issue) (M) 1.75
Great Britain 1384-13871 Mar 1988Philatelic Bureau or Ty Mawr, GwyneddRoyal Mail FDC (Welsh Bible issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1384-13871 Mar 1988Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (Welsh Bible issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1384-13871 Mar 1988Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Welsh Bible issue) (M) 1.50
Great Britain 1388-139122 Mar 1988Various (with Sporting connections)Sports Organisations. 4 'silk' FDCs each with gutter pair of single value. Very limited quantity of only 25 such combination covers. (U)7.00
Great Britain 1388-139122 Mar 1988Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (Sports Organisations issue) (T) 2.25
Great Britain 1388-139122 Mar 1988Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghRoyal Mail illustrated FDC (Sports Organisations issue) (T) 2.25
Great Britain 1388-139122 Mar 1988Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail illustrated FDC (Sports Organisations issue) (M) 1.50
Great Britain 1392-139510 May 1988Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghEuropa. Transport & Mail Services in the 1930s. Benham illustrated 'star' cover. (silk) (U)3.50
Great Britain 1392-139510 May 1988Philatelic Bureau or GlasgowRoyal Mail FDC (Europa. Transport & Mail Services in the 1930s issue) (T)2.00
Great Britain 1392-139510 May 1988Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Europa. Transport & Mail Services in the 1930s issue) (M)1.60
Great Britain 1392-139510 May 1988Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (Europa Transport issue) (T) cover slightly damaged, hence price for fine used set only1.50
Great Britain 1396-139921 Jun 1988Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (Australian Bicentenary issue) (T) 2.25
Great Britain 1396-139921 Jun 1988Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghRoyal Mail FDC (Australian Bicentenary issue) (T) 2.00
Great Britain 1396-139921 Jun 1988Croydon, SurreyRoyal Mail FDC (Australian Bicentenary issue) (U) 2.00
Great Britain 1396-139921 Jun 1988Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Australian Bicentenary issue) (M) 1.50
Great Britain 1400a19 Jul 1988Colchester, EssexStuart illustrated FDC (Spanish Armada issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1400a19 Jul 1988Blackburn, LancsKelloggs illustrated FDC (Spanish Armada issue) (L) 2.00
Great Britain 1400a19 Jul 1988Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC FDC (Spanish Armada issue) (M) 1.70
Great Britain 1405-14086 Sep 1988London N7Royal Mail FDC (Edward Lear Anniversary issue) (T) 2.25
Great Britain 1405-14086 Sep 1988Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (Edward Lear Anniversary issue) (T) 2.25
Great Britain 1405-14086 Sep 1988Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Edward Lear Anniversary issue) (M) 1.50
Great Britain 1405-14086 Sep 1988Medway & Maidstone, KentRoyal Mail Commemorative FDC (Edward Lear Anniversary issue) (M)1.75
Great Britain MS140927 Sep 1988Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghRoyal Mail Commemorative FDC (Edward Lear Anniversary m/s issue) (T)4.00
Great Britain 1414-141815 Nov 1988Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghRoyal Mail Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1988 issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 1414-141815 Nov 1988Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail Commemorative FDC (Christmas 1988 issue) (M)2.00
Great Britain 1419-142217 Jan 1989Colchester, EssexStuart illustrated FDC (RSPB Seabirds issue) (T) 2.75
Great Britain 1419-142217 Jan 1989Philatelic Bureau or Sandy, BedfordshireRoyal Mail FDC (RSPB Seabirds issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1419-142217 Jan 1989Thanet, KentSunday Times Special FDC (RSPB Seabirds issue) (M) 2.25
Great Britain 1419-142217 Jan 1989Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (RSPB Seabirds issue) (M) 2.00
Great Britain 1423-142731 Jan 1989South LakelandRoyal Mail FDC (First 'Greetings' issue - full perforations) (M) 10.00
Great Britain 1423-142731 Jan 1989Crawley, West SussexRoyal Mail FDC (First 'Greetings' issue - slightly short top perforations on RH stamp) (U) 8.00
Great Britain 1423-142731 Jan 1989Chelmsford, EssexRoyal Mail FDC (First 'Greetings' issue - short lower perforations on all stamps) (M) 6.00
Great Britain 1423-1427 (x2)31 Jan 1989Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (First 'Greetings' issue x 2 - full perforations on upper set) (M) 15.00
Great Britain 1428-14317 Mar 1989Colchester, EssexStuart illustrated FDC (Food & Farming issue) (T) 2.75
Great Britain 1428-14317 Mar 1989Philatelic Bureau or Stoneleigh, KenilworthRoyal Mail FDC (Food & Farming issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1428-14317 Mar 1989Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Food & Farming issue) (M) 2.00
Great Britain 1432-143511 Apr 1989Colchester, EssexStuart illustrated FDC (Anniversaries in firework set-pieces issue) (T) 3.50
Great Britain 1432-143511 Apr 1989London S.W.Royal Mail FDC (Anniversaries in firework set-pieces issue) (U) 3.50
Great Britain 1432-143511 Apr 1989Philatelic Bureau or London S.W.Royal Mail FDC (Anniversaries in firework set-pieces issue) (T) 3.25
Great Britain 1432-143511 Apr 1989Croydon, SurreyRoyal Mail FDC (Anniversaries in firework set-pieces issue) (M) 2.50
Great Britain 1436-143916 May 1989Philatelic Bureau or LeedsRoyal Mail FDC (Europa. Games and Toys issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1436-143916 May 1989DorchesterRoyal Mail FDC (Europa. Games and Toys issue) (U) 2.50
Great Britain 1436-143916 May 1989Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Europa. Games and Toys issue) (M) 2.00
Great Britain 1440-14434 Jul 1989TelfordRoyal Mail FDC (Industrial Archaeology issue) (T) 2.75
Great Britain 1440-14434 Jul 1989Colchester, EssexCotswold illustrated FDC (Industrial Archaeology issue) (T) 2.75
Great Britain 1441-14434 Jul 1989DorchesterRoyal Mail FDC (Industrial Archaeology issue) (U) 19p stamp not on envelope2.00
Great Britain 1440-14434 Jul 1989Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Industrial Archaeology issue) (M) 2.00
Great Britain 1453-14565 Sep 1989Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (150th Anniversary of Royal Microscopical Society issue) (M) 1.50
Great Britain 1457a17 Oct 1989Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Lord Mayor's Show, London issue) (M) 2.00
Great Britain 1462-146614 Nov 1989Bethlehem, Dyfed or Ely, CambridgeshireRoyal Mail FDC (Ely Cathedral - Christmas 1989 issue) (T) 2.25
Great Britain 1462-146614 Nov 1989DorchesterRoyal Mail FDC (Ely Cathedral - Christmas 1989 issue) (U) 2.00
Great Britain 1462-146614 Nov 1989Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Ely Cathedral - Christmas 1989 issue) (M) 1.50
Cuba 10 Dec 1989Havana, CubaFirst day cover depicting early Americans & 2 stamps showing early American artifacts and cave drawing (U)0.50
Great Britain 1467>147410 Jan 1990Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Penny Black Anniversary issue) (M) 2.50
Great Britain 1479-1482 23 Jan 1990Horsham, SussexRoyal Mail FDC (150th Anniversary of the RSPCA issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1479-1482 23 Jan 1990Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (150th Anniversary of the RSPCA issue) (U) 2.50
Great Britain 1479-1482 23 Jan 1990Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (150th Anniversary of the RSPCA issue) (M) 2.00
Great Britain 1479-1482 23 Jan 1990Dartford, KentPlain envelope FDC (150th Anniversary of the RSPCA issue) (M) 1.50
Great Britain 1483-14926 Feb 1990Giggleswick, N.YorkshireStuart illustrated FDC (Greetings stamps 'Smiles' 20p issue) (M) 12.00
Great Britain 1483-14926 Feb 1990Chelmsford, EssexRoyal Mail FDC (Greetings stamps 'Smiles' 20p issue) (M) 10.00
Great Britain 1493-14966 Mar 1990GlasgowRoyal Mail FDC (Europa & Glasgow 1990 European City of Culture issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1493-14966 Mar 1990DorchesterRoyal Mail FDC (Europa & Glasgow 1990 European City of Culture issue) (U) 2.50
Great Britain 1493-14966 Mar 1990Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Europa & Glasgow 1990 European City of Culture issue) (M) 2.00
Great Britain 14956 Mar 1990Philatelic Bureau, EdinburghPhilatelic Bureau Presentation FDC (Stamp shows Philatelic Bureau) (printed Bureau address) 2.00
Great Britain pane X906m20 Mar 1990Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC ('London Life' Prestige booklet pane) (M) 3.00
Great Britain 1497-150010 Apr 1990London S.W.Royal Mail FDC (Queen's Awards for Export & Technology issue) (T) 2.50
Great Britain 1497-150010 Apr 1990DorchesterRoyal Mail FDC (Queen's Awards for Export & Technology issue) (U) 2.50
Great Britain 1497-150010 Apr 1990Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Queen's Awards for Export & Technology issue) (M) 2.00
Laos26 Apr 1990Laos3 covers with set of 6 stamps, minisheet and cancels commemorating the London '90 stamp exhibition (U)2.00
Cambodia 1050-1056 + MS1 May 1990Cambodia4 covers with set of 7 stamps & minisheet with cancels commemorating the London '90 stamp exhibition (U)2.00
Great Britain MS15013 May 1990Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Penny Black Anniversary issue) (M) 2.50
Sahara Occ, RASD20 May 1990Sahara Occ.Cover with set of 4 stamps commemorating formation of nation state (U) 1.00
Great Britain 1502-15055 Jun 1990Kew, RichmondRoyal Mail FDC (Kew Gardens Anniversary issue) (T)2.50
Great Britain 1502-15055 Jun 1990Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Kew Gardens Anniversary issue) (M)2.00
Great Britain 150610 Jul 1990DorchesterRoyal Mail FDC (Birth Anniversary of Thomas Hardy issue) (T)1.25
Great Britain 150610 Jul 1990Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Birth Anniversary of Thomas Hardy issue) (M)0.75
Great Britain 1507-15102 Aug 1990Rotherham, YorkshireStuart illustrated FDC (Queen Mother's 90th Birthday issue) (U)3.50
Great Britain 1507-15102 Aug 1990Clarence House, SW1Royal Mail FDC (Queen Mother's 90th Birthday issue) (U)3.50
Great Britain 1507-15102 Aug 1990City of WestminsterRoyal Mail FDC (Queen Mother's 90th Birthday issue) (T)3.00
Great Britain 1507-15102 Aug 1990Croydon, SurreyRoyal Mail FDC (Queen Mother's 90th Birthday issue) (M)2.50
Great Britain 1517-152111 Sep 1990Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Gallantry Awards issue) (M)1.50
Great Britain 1522-152516 Oct 1990Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Astronomy issue) (M)2.00
Great Britain 1526-153013 Nov 1990Croydon, Surrey or Tonbridge, KentRoyal Mail FDC (Christmas 1990 issue) (M)2.00
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