Category Archives: African American First Day Stamp Covers

What is a First Day Cover? Are There African American First Day Covers

A first day cover (FDC) is a postage stamp on a cover, postal card or stamped envelope franked on the first day the issue is authorized for use within the country or territory of the stamp-issuing authority1. It is a … Continue reading

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African American First Day Covers-Booker T. Washington

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Remember there can be various drawings done on an envelope for the first issue of a The cover above is one of many covers with the 1956 3 cent stamp. stamp.1956 3¢ Booker T. Washington Centennial Issue Date: April 5, 1956 … Continue reading

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African American First Day Cover Stamps Series -George Washington Carver

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The George Washington Carver stamp was issued in 1948. You may see many variations of First Day Covers that will contain not only the stamp but an artist rendering of the person or event related to the stamp. If the … Continue reading

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