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FDC's Used or Unused

bammerbbbammerbb Posts: 161 ✭✭✭

This thought just crossed my mind tonight as I've been cataloging my stamps, FDC's, plate blocks etc. When we (my Mom and I were both collecting) were working before, we didn't have any FDC's. Tonight however, as I was ready to choose the grade, it hit me, the stamps are canceled, wouldn't they be used??? What's the consensus here?



  • JBKJBK Posts: 14,238 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Yes, they are cancelled.

    But an FDC is another category - I don't think you'd catalog them as used stamps.

    They are FDCs, cacheted or uncacheted, addressed or unaddressed, and of course condition.

  • 291fifth291fifth Posts: 23,728 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I consider stamps on first day covers to be used. It is just another form of cancellation.

    All glory is fleeting.
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