5 First Day Cover Gifts for Grandad

Christmas is just around the corner and there is plenty of First Day Covers to buy for Grandad!

Here’s 5 that we’ve got in mind, click to view;


This cover commemorates the Centenary of the Formation of The Royal Flying Corps. It features a stamp and label and is postmarked on 13th May 2012. It also features a two pence stamp and cachet.

2/Winston Churchill Cover

In 2014, Royal Mail released their Prime Ministers issue – a series of eight stamps each featuring an influential Prime Minister of the last 200 years. This cover features the Winston Churchill stamp and a brilliant design.

3/Mallard Record Run

This amazing railway cover celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the Mallard’s World Record Run. Her record was achieved on 3rd July 1938, and the highest speed of 126mph was recorded at milepost 90 1/4, between Little Bytham and Essendine. And that record still stands today.

4/Vera Lynn signed cover

This millennium cover is a tribute to War sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn. Special Whitehall, London postmark and signed. Cover design ‘The White Cliffs of Dover.’

5/Horatio Nelson 250th luxury coin cover

Born 250 years ago, on 29th September 1758, Admiral Horatio Nelson entered British history forever after winning the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. This limited edition coin cover was produced in 2008 celebrates one of Britain’s greatest heroes.

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