This glossary of postal symbols gives a brief description and explanation of postal markings, labels and seals whish are found on letters, postal items and packages.

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FDC - (First Day Cover) is a cover specially designed for an occasion and has the corresponding stamp,
postmark and accompanying drawing and texts.

FIRST DAY SHEET - postal edition; a sheet with a postage stamp on the front which has been cancelled with the first day postmark.