Lord Rings First Day Covers

Home » Standard FDCsPurchase | About us | Contact info

LotR 15 to 30% discount on all orders 26 Dec 2017 - 31 Jan 2018

Free worldwide shipping for repeat customersPriced from:
UK £9.97
EU €11,97
US $15.97

These delightful First Day Covers commemorate JRR Tolkien’s timeless Middle-Earth saga with crucial moments and principal characters from Peter Jackson’s The Lord of The Rings movies. Much in demand by collectors, they pay tribute to The Lord of The Rings trilogy and explore Tolkien’s classic saga in a manner that movie enthusiasts, stamp lovers, and fans will enjoy and appreciate.

Thumbnail of miniature sheets envelopes - click to enlarge
Fellowship FDCs
click envelopes to enlarge

Released December 2001 these two Fellowship First Day Covers were affixed with six Gummed and Self-adhesive stamps showing key characters from Fellowship of the Ring movie, each with first day (Dec. 4, 2001) cancellation postmarks. Gummed first day cover (FDC) envelope features Ringwraith design and measures: 4.72 H x 8.07 W inches; 120 x 205 mm, self adhesive FDC design is The Fellowship on march and measures: 4.53 H x 8.07 W inches; 115 x 205 mm. Issue date: 4 December 2001 (12/4/01).

Click here for full size photos and more detailed descriptions of Fellowship first day cover envelopes ...

Thumbnail of miniature sheets envelopes - click to enlarge
Two Towers FDCs
click envelopes to enlarge

Second release of Two Towers First Day Covers were similarly affixed six Gummed and Self-adhesive stamps showing pivotal scenes from Peter Jackson’s Two Towers movie, each with first day (Dec. 4, 2002) cancellation postmark. Gummed first day cover (FDC) envelope features Rohirrim refugees design, and self adhesive FDC design is Isengard destroyed both measures: 4.72 H x 8.07 W inches; 120 x 205 mm. Issue date: 4 December 2002 (12/4/02).

Click here for full size photos and more detailed descriptions of Two Towers first day cover envelopes ...

Thumbnail of miniature sheets envelopes - click to enlarge
Fellowship FDCs
click envelopes to enlarge

Third and final issue of First Day Covers were affixed six Gummed and Self-adhesive stamps showing key characters and scenes from much awaited ‘Return of the King’ movie, each with first day (Nov 5, 2003) cancellation postmarks. Each First Day Cover (FDC) envelope measures: 4.72 H x 8.07 W inches; 120 x 205 mm. Issue date: 5 November 2003 (11/5/03).

Click here for full size photos and more detailed descriptions of Return of the King first day cover envelopes ...

Sets of six Miniature Sheet first day covers are also available for these commemorative stamp issues.

First day envelopes and stamps for Fellowship of the Ring and Two Towers were designed by Sacha Lees at Peter Jackson’s Weta Workshop - one of the same team nominated for three Academy Awards and winner of two prestigious BAFTA Awards; Return of the King were designed by Frans Lenzen. Each set comes in a clear, archival quality protective sleeve, and includes a bonus collectible Lord of the Rings official stamps brochure containing background information on these stamp releases and epic movies they honour. Officially licensed by New Line Productions these first day covers sold out faster than anticipated; stock of some items is extremely limited.

Top of Page

Unexpected Journey: Postcards | First Day Covers | Stamp Booklet | Presentation Pack
Return of King: Postcards | First Day Covers | Stamp Booklet | Presentation Pack
Two Towers: Postcards | First Day Covers | Stamp Booklet | Presentation Pack
Fellowship: Postcards | First Day Covers | Stamp Booklet | Presentation Pack

Privacy Policy | FAQs | Other Lord of the Rings sites | Site Index

You are here: http://www.nzlotrstamps.com/standard-fdcs.html

NZ Lord of the Rings Stamps street address and phone
Copyright and trademarks notice
All images, logos and trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Portions of the HTML code and text contained herein this webpage are copyright 1999, 2001 - 2017 Agitprop Associates and are protected under United States and International copyright laws, conventions and agreements. All rights reserved. This website is not affiliated with New Zealand Post, Weta Workshop, or any other organization herein mentioned.