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Sell Your Luxury Watch Near Boston, MA

Panerai Luxury Watches

Unlike many other luxury watch brands, Panerai watches have Italian origin. This high-end luxury watch company started in Florence, Italy and is still based there today. The brand really captures unique Italian style with their luxury time pieces and today they are actually part of the Rolex family as these pieces are designed and manufactured by Rolex SA.

Panerai is known for their Luminor and Radiomir wristwatches, but there are a number of different pieces that make up their collection, including the following:

Panerai Radiomir Collection:

  • California 3 days Acciaio 47mm
  • L.C. 3 Days 47mm
  • Black Seal 45mm
  • Ceramica 45mm
  • Composite Black 45mm
  • 10 Days GMT 45mm
  • Titanio 45mm

Panerai Radiomir 1940 Collection:

  • Ceramica 48mm
  • Oro Rosso 42mm
  • GMT Automatic
  • Power Reserve

Panerai Luminor 1950 Collection:

  • 3 Days 47mm Accio
  • Left Handed 47mm
  • Automatic 47mm
  • Marina Automatic 47mm
  • Submersible Amagnetic Automatic 47mm
  • CarboTech 47mm
  • Power Reserve Luminor
  • Fly Back Automatic

Panerai Luminor Collection:

  • Submersible Automatic
  • Base Logo
  • Marina Logo
  • Power Reserve

Panerai Luminor Due Collection:

  • Automatic 42mm
  • 3 Days Acciacio

Tissot Luxury Watches

This luxury watchmaker is a subsidiary of The Swatch Company and dates back to 1853. This swiss-based luxury watch maker introduced the first mass-produced pocket watch and the first pocket watch with two time zones in it, both in 1853. Innovative features like this in their wrist watches and pocket watches have made Tissot one of the most coveted brands in the world today.

Some of the most popular Tissot luxury watches that we see in our Quincy, MA pawn shop include the following:

  • Tissot Vintage Powermatic 80
  • Tissot Fascination Quartz
  • Tissot Rose Dream Automatic
  • Tissot Vintage 18K Rose Gold Quartz
  • Tissot Bridgeport Automatic Chronograph
  • Tissot Sculpture Line Watches

Patek Phillippe Luxury Watches

Since 1839, Patek Phillippe has been creating high-end timepieces and watches for high-end consumers. This company is known for creating timepieces with movements and for having some of the most innovative and complex mechanical watches ever made. This is why many watch connoisseurs and experts consider Patek Phillippe to be the most prestigious watch manufacturer in the world.

These watches are very rare and very valuable. They typically only make around 40,000-50,000 per year. The company even has their own museum in Geneva.

Some of the most popular Patek Philippe Luxury Watches that we see in our Quincy, MA jewelry shop include:

  • Twenty-4
  • Aquanaut
  • Calatrava
  • Complications
  • Golden Ellipse
  • Gondolo
  • Grand Complications
  • Nautilus

Hublot Luxury Watches

Hublot Swiss luxury watches haven’t been around as long as brands like Rolex or Tissot, but they are known for being able to create high-end luxury pieces. This luxury watch company was founded in 1980 and is best known for creating the first natural rubber strap in the history of watchmaking. Many consider Hublot to have completely changed the market when they introduced this strap.

In 1993, the brand famously came out with a more affordable version of their watches known as the Vendome, featuring the company’s iconic rubber strap. However, only 700 of these watches were made. They are so difficult to find that today they will sell, even used, for more than double their original price, proving just how coveted Hublot timepieces are.

In addition to the Vendome, here are a few of the other popular Hublot pieces that you can trade in or pawn at our jewelry store.

Hublot Bing Bang Collection:

  • Unico 45mm
  • Ferarri
  • Meca-10
  • Perpetual Calendar
  • Alarm Repeater
  • Tourbillon Power Reserve
  • One Click Italia Independent
  • One Click Chen Man
  • Sang Bleu
  • Depeche Mode
  • Aero Bang 44mm
  • Broderie
  • Jean Hublot
  • Cavier Hublot
  • All Black Hublot

Hublot Classic Fusion Collection:

  • 45mm, 42mm, 38mm, 33mm
  • Chronograph
  • Aerofusion 45mm
  • Aero Fusion Moon Phase
  • Ultra Thin
  • Power Reserve
  • Tourbillon Chronograph Skeleton
  • Minute Repeater
  • Italian Independent
  • Berluti

Hublot Spirit of Big Bang Collection:

  • 45mm, 42mm
  • Moon Phase

Hublot MP Collection:

  • MP-05
  • MP-07
  • MP-09

Cartier Luxury Watches

Cartier is one of the most famous luxury jewelry designers in the world. In addition to creating high-end diamond pieces, this French company is known for its luxury watches. They are some of the most coveted and expensive watches in the world and many celebrities and royalty are known for wearing their pieces today.

The brand was started in Paris in 1847, and today, they have more than 200 stores in 125 countries and three Temples around the world.

These are a few of the most popular pieces in the Cartier line of luxury watches.

  • Cartier Tank
  • Tank Louis
  • Pasha de Cartier
  • Cartier Panthere
  • Roadster
  • Tank Francaise
  • Ballon Bleu
  • Tank Americae
  • Must 21

Vacheron Constantin Luxury Watches

Vacheron Constantin is one of the oldest watch manufacturers in the world. The company was founded in 1755, and since then has been creating luxury timepieces for some of the world’s most high-end consumers. Even famous historical figures such as Pope Pius XI, Harry Truman and Napoleon Bonaparte famously wore these pieces. The company was actually founded in Geneva, Switzerland and is credited as being one of the reasons Geneva is so well-known for watch-making.

Vacheron Constantin is also responsible for creating the first complication and the first engine-turned dials ever. These pieces are very rare and very coveted. Some of the more popular items in the Vacheron Constantin collection include:

Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Collection:

  • Ultra Thin
  • Perpetual Calendar
  • Moonphase & Retrograde Date
  • Day-Date
  • Small-Model
  • Patrimony Pocket Watch

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Collection:

  • Minute Repeater Tourbillion
  • 14-Day Tourbillion
  • Chronograph Perpetual Calendar
  • Perpetual Calendar Openworked
  • Word-Time
  • Day Date & Power Reserve
  • Moonphase & Power Reserve Small Model
  • High Jewellery Traditionnelle

Vacheron Constantin Harmony Collection:

  • Chronograph
  • Chronograph Small Model
  • Dual Time
  • Complete Calendar

Vacheron Constantin Malte Collection:

  • Tourbillion Openworked
  • Tourbillion Small Model
  • Tourbillion High Jewellery
  • Moon phase & Power Reserve
  • Malte Small model

Vacheron Constantin Quai De L’Ile Collection:

  • Retrograde Annual Calendar
  • Day-Date & Power Reserve

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Collection:

  • Ultra-Thin Perpetual Calendar
  • Word-Time
  • Chronograph
  • Ultra-Thin
  • Overseas Small Model

Vacheron Constantin 1972 Collection:

  • Prestige
  • High Jewellery
  • Small Model

Vacheron Constantin Historiques Collection:

  • Cornes De Vache 1955
  • Chronometre 1955
  • American 1921
  • Ultra-Fine 1955

Vacheron Constantin Heures Creatives Collection:

  • Heures Creative Heure Romantique
  • Heures Creative Heure Discrete

If you have a question about your luxury watches or want to get an in-house appraisal on your piece, bring your item into our Milton, MA or Quincy, MA store. We can give you a fast, no-obligation appraisal on your watch today.


“What We Buy – Old Paper Currency” page:


Sell Old Paper Money

The Jewelers & Loan Co. Quincy is an Old Paper Money Buyer. Old paper bills and old paper notes are a fun and often overlooked collectable that could be in your local safety deposit box or in your bookcase. United States old paper money has a lot of history. Old paper money boasts beautiful artistry by the designers of the notes  including iconic eagles, pyramids, the eye, In God We Trust, stars, the flags of American history, and the memorable leaders and socially significant influences of our banking system. Old Paper currency is like holding history in your hand.

We buy and pawn paper currency from one-dollar bills, to old silver certificates, to five-dollar bills, ten-dollar bills, large notes, blue seals, red seals, unique serial number sequences, legal tender, treasury notes, $500 bills, $1,000 bills, PCGC Currency Graded notes, and PMG Paper Money Guaranty Notes.

Generally, old ripped notes, paper money that is folded, or old paper currency that is written on are attributes that are less desirable for obvious reasons. We have had several different Federal Reserve Banks over the  maturity of the United States. From Bretton Woods, to World Wars, to current day events with the infamous advent of cryptocurrencies –  it’s not certain where the collectible business of old paper money will go to. Inflation is always a concern of course, especially with the fiat money system. With old paper money, the supply and demand fundamentals will most likely stay stable and as years go on, and there may be a demand for unique paper money. We appreciate any interest you may have in selling or pawning your old paper money.

Below are helpful old paper currency grading techniques used in the paper money grading industry to determine the authenticity and grade of the old paper money which help in turn to determine the price your bills are worth.

PMG or Paper Money Guaranty uses a 70-point numerical scale derived from the internationally recognized Sheldon grading scale. The following descriptions show how a note’s condition is reflected by the grades assigned by PMG.

What is a 66?

PMG defines a 66 note as having slightly more handling than a 67 EPQ note. The centering must be above average.

PMG Paper Currency Grading Scale for Old Paper Notes

70 Gem Unc 70 EPQ

This is the highest grade assigned. Notes must have no evidence of handling visible at 5x magnification. The margins and registration must appear centered to the unaided eye. Notes must qualify for the PMG Star () Designation to be graded 70.


Superb Gem Unc 69 EPQ

This note is nearly visually indistinguishable from a 70 but the margins and registration may appear slightly off center. There is no evidence of handling visible to the unaided eye.

Superb Gem Unc 68 EPQ

The margins and registration are slightly off center. There may be very minor handling.

Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ

A note with above-average margins and registration. There may be minor handling.

Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ

There may be slightly more handling than a 67 EPQ note. The centering must be above average.

Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ

The note may have one or two minor distractions as a result of minor handling. The centering must be above average.

Choice Uncirculated 64

The centering is off on one or two sides. Some handling may be evident but there must be no folds in the design.

Choice Uncirculated 63

The centering is imperfect and the design may be flat. There may be several flaws but there will be no folds.

Uncirculated 62

The note is strictly uncirculated but may have minor-to-moderate handling and/or corner tip issues. There will be no folds, however. The margins may touch or come into the design.

Uncirculated 61

The note is poorly centered and the margins come into the design. There may be counting marks, smudges or other signs of handling. There will be no folds through the design.

Uncirculated 60

A note with problems that may include toned paper, a small stain or fading. There will be handling issues but there will be no folds through the design.

Choice About Unc 58

Often a note with a single fold that crosses the design.

About Uncirculated 55

This grade is commonly assigned to a note that has one fold or two to three corner folds through the design.

About Uncirculated 53

A note with two vertical folds or a single horizontal fold. May also have signs of handling.


About Uncirculated 50

The note has two heavier folds or light horizontal and vertical folds. The handling can be significant.

Choice Extremely Fine 45

A note with two to three heavy folds, one of which may be horizontal.

Extremely Fine 40

There are three or more folds, one of which may be horizontal.

Choice Very Fine 35

For years, dealers and collectors called this grade “VF-XF.” This note looks Extremely Fine, but it will have four to seven light folds.

Very Fine 30

This note will be lightly circulated and may have light soiling. There will typically be seven to ten folds.

Very Fine 25

A note that shows modest evidence of circulation as well as more folds and/or soiling than a note graded 30.

Very Fine 20

The note is moderately circulated with numerous folds, and mild soiling. There are no serious detractions but there may be minor defects.

Choice Fine 15

This note may look like a Very Fine note, but upon closer examination, it is found to have too many folds or too much circulation to warrant a Very Fine grade.

Fine 12

The evidence of circulation is considerable with rounded corners, margin splits and other issues. The note must be whole with solid paper.

Very Good 10

A solid, whole note with lots of circulation. The note is too limp and has a number of minor problems.

Very Good 8

The note is heavily circulated but is intact. Some small pieces may be missing. Soiling, light stains or splits are common for this grade. The note is limp.

Good 6

The note is very worn with serious splits, fraying of the margins and damage.

Good 4

A very heavily circulated note with numerous problems. It is totally limp with impaired visual appeal. Notes in this grade are commonly seen with pieces missing.

Grades under 4 Good are generally not collectible unless the note is rare. Most notes at these grade levels are “Net” graded due to major problems.

PMG Designations

In addition to the 70-point numerical grading scale, PMG uses several designations to give an additional description to select notes. These designations are Exceptional Paper Quality (EPQ), the PMG Star () Designation and NET.


An Exceptional Paper Quality (EPQ) note is, in the opinion of PMG graders, completely original. EPQ notes will not have been physically, chemically, or materially processed to give the appearance of a higher grade. Notes exhibiting normal wear-and-tear for their grade are eligible. All notes graded Very Fine 25 and higher will be evaluated for the EPQ designation. Notes must qualify for the EPQ designation to grade Gem Uncirculated 65 and higher.

PMG Star () Designation®

For a note to be designated with a Star (★) by PMG, it must exhibit exceptionally strong plate and/or overprint embossing, vibrant ink color, and pristine paper quality exceeding the well-established standards used to determine the Exceptional Paper Quality (EPQ) Designation.



A “Net” graded note is one that exhibits mishandling or problems that are more significant than one would expect for the assigned numeric grade. Notes with moderate-to-extensive circulation are expected to exhibit some problems and PMG will not assign a “Net” grade unless these issues are severe. If a note is “Net” graded, the problem will be listed. Common problems that may result in a “Net” grade include a large tear or tears into the design, PVC damage, a missing corner, an amateur repair and extensive staining or annotations. The grade guarantee does not apply to Notes given a “Net” grade by PMG. Notes with “Net” grades are guaranteed to be genuine only.


Minor disturbances in the paper other than folds such as teller counting marks, crinkles and minor bends.


Paper quality is as issued except for normal circulation.


A pedigree describes the current and/or past ownership of a note and PMG will list this pedigree by submitter request on the PMG certification label. PMG will pedigree notes to significant collectors or collections if sufficient documentation is provided. In addition, submitters may request to have their own name or their collection’s name listed on the PMG certification label, subject to PMG’s discretion. It is important to note that although some pedigrees to famous collectors or collections can be desirable and add value to certain notes, many pedigrees will not add any desirability or value to a note.


Alignment of the face and back printing.

Continental & Colonial Currency

  • Continental Congress Issues
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Vermont
  • Virginia

Fractional Currency

  • First Issue
  • Second Issue
  • Third Issue
  • Fourth Issue
  • Fifth Issue

Small size

  • Legal Tender Notes
  • Silver Certificates
  • Federal Reserve Bank Notes
  • Federal Reserve Notes
  • World War II Emergency Notes
  • Gold Certificates

Large Size

  • Compound Interest Treasury Notes
  • Interest Bearing Notes
  • Refunding Certificates
  • Silver Certificates
  • Treasury Notes
  • Federal Reserve Bank Notes
  • Federal Reserve Notes
  • Gold Certificates


Military Payment Certificates

  • Series 461
  • Series 471
  • Series 472
  • Series 481
  • Series 521
  • Series 541
  • Series 591
  • Series 611
  • Series 641
  • Series 651
  • Series 661
  • Series 681
  • Series 691
  • Series 692
  • Series 701

Confederate Currency

  • 1861 Issues
  • 1862 Issues
  • 1863 Issues
  • 1864 Issues


  • Canadian

National Bank Notes

  • National Bank Notes
  • National Gold Bank Notes

War of 1812

  • War of 1812

“What We Buy – Fixer Upper Real Estate” page:


Sell Your Fixer Upper House for Cash

Does someone you know have a hoarding issue? Is there trash piled up in every room creating a sanitation and safety issue?? Is the homeowner having a hard time affording the property maintenance of a large house? Are you looking to downsize to one-level living? Recovering from a major surgery or illness or moving to warmer weather? Don’t want to deal with problematic tenants and contractors anymore, and desire to move to a condominium or senior housing?


Real Estate- Fixer Upper & Tired Homes Wanted in Massachusetts, Cape Cod & The Islands

Tired of maintenance? Are you an absentee owner? Tired of dealing with Tenants? Do property taxes keep going up? We’ll give you cash for single family homes, 2-4 family homes, commercial strip centers, mixed use property, self-storage, warehouse, multi-family apartment buildings, land, and tear-downs. We pay cash for any of the properties listed, in any condition, and with fast closings. No real estate agent, broker, or commission involved. We are looking for tired homes that are in need of extensive repairs. Repairs and dealing with contractors can be exhausting. Instead, you may choose to sell to us today to avoid the headaches that come with undertaking repairs.  We only purchase homes, we do not pawn homes. If you are looking to sell in Boston, Quincy, Milton, Braintree, Weymouth, and do not want to pay a realtor the 5%+ commission on a selling your home, we can get you a cash price for your house.  Homes that are in poor condition, have overgrown yards or leaky roofs are wanted. Call us today!


“What We Buy – Luxury Handbags” page:

Sell Your Louis Vuitton HandBags

Looking to sell your Louis Vuitton handbag near you?  The Jewelers & Loan Company of Quincy, Massachusetts buys luxury handbags for cash that are new or used and in any condition. If  you are interested in pawning your Louis Vuitton, Prada, Chanel, or Gucci handbags, we would be glad to assist you with a pawn or a sale. See a complete list of luxury handbags we pawn on our site at the “What We Pawn” page under the handbags section. Pawning or selling your luxury handbag for cash is simple and easy. You can even borrow money or pawn loan on your luxury handbag in 5-minutes or less. Louis Vuitton Handbags

The process is simple and easy, just come into our shop, send us a picture, or text us.   Every hand bag has different fabrics, unique patterns and colors. Having a luxury handbag with the the original receipt, certificate of authenticity, in clean condition (non-smoking preferred), and with no make up bags or other items inside  makes it easier to pawn or sell the bag for cash.

Luxury designer handbags come in all different styles and shapes such as hobo style bags, baguette, duffel, shopper, wristlet, messenger, clutch, satchel, change purse, tote, and bucket. We accept any style you may have on hand, as long as it is listed in our “What We Buy” list from the link above.


“What We Buy – Stamps” page:


Selling Stamps for Cash

Here are The Jewelers and Loan Co. of Quincy, Massachusetts we purchase old stamps for cash.   Included below is a breakdown or good reference for stamp sellers looking to obtain cash for their stamps.  Two links that are additional great resources for stamps are the American Philatelic Society and The Philatelic Foundation.  Stamps collecting can be a fun hobby and can also tell a story of American History. If you are interested in selling your stamps for cash to a stamp dealer or stamp collector, please call us 617-479-GOLD (4653)



Original Gum Gum which is in the original state as applied by the printer.
Never Hinged Full original gum as applied by the printer and which is free from any disturbance. Cognizance will be taken of the normal gum condition for each issue. Gum skips, bubbles or other natural gum irregularities including short gumming will be cited where these are considered to be significant.
Previously Hinged Original gum with disturbances which have occurred since the gum was applied by the printer. Included are stamps with hinge remnants, hinge marks on the gum, or with moisture spots on the gum. Cognizance will be taken of the normal gum condition for each issue. Gum skips, bubbles or other natural gum irregularities including short gumming will be cited where these are considered to be significant.Where the gum shows noticeable effects of damp or humid conditions (glazed original gum, mount glazed original gum or stamps lightly stuck on the gummed side) such stamps would be described as previously hinged. When significant in nature, such conditions may be specifically mentioned on a certificate (see below). Where the gum has been manipulated, including redistribution or when it is significantly disturbed, such conditions will be specifically mentioned on a certificate.
Redistributed Original Gum Gum which has been moistened and re-spread to present the appearance of a non-hinged surface.
Disturbed Original Gum A stamp on which the character of the gum is substantially changed, with no intent to cover defects or hinging.
Part Original Gum A stamp with noticeable original gum missing.
Traces of Gum Small amounts of gum insufficient to determine whether original to the stamp.
Glazed Gum Original gum in an altered state due to its softening and reforming, often while in a plastic mount.
Tropical Gum Original gum which has been altered and often discolored from its original state, due to interleaving adhering to the gum of the stamp or to conditions that allow for fungal growth.
Ungummed Usually not addressed on certificate. A stamp without gum as issued.
Foreign Matter Adhering To Gum Indicates foreign material, which is not a hinge, adhering to the gum surface.
Regummed A process where gum has been replaced on a stamp found without gum. This applies only to a stamp originally issued with gum.




Toning Of Paper A marked yellowing or darkening of paper due to natural or other causes. Unless otherwise qualified, toning shows on the front of the stamp.
Fading A lightening of ink or paper due to natural physical causes.
Staining A discoloration in the paper of a stamp.
Color-Affected Stamp A stamp whose color is changed or altered from its naturally issued color.
Color Changeling A stamp on which the color has been dramatically changed from its issued color either chemically or naturally, e.g. a green stamp which has been changed to blue.
Cleaning The removal of foreign substance from a stamp by any cleaning method. It is only mentioned when there is a noticeable change in appearance. The term “Cleaning” does not indicate the removal of a cancellation.
Bleached To Remove Staining The use of a chemical agent to lighten or remove a discoloration or foreign substance from the paper of a stamp. This usually results in a whitening of the paper.



Privately Perforated Philatelically inspired perforations not done to defraud collectors, e.g. private perforations on newspaper special printings or on U.S. imperforate issues of the 20th century made by people other than vending machine companies.
Unofficial Perforations Perforations done contemporaneously to the issuance of a stamp, to facilitate the separation of the stamps, without philatelic inspiration, e.g. Confederate issues, Kansas City Roulettes, Chicago Perforations of the U.S. 1851 Issues and Private Vending and Affixing Machine Coils.
Imperforate Stamp Stamps sold by the Post Office without perforations, either intentionally or accidentally.
Imperforate Between A pair of stamps with perforations on all four sides, except those issues that come with a straight edge, with either the horizontal or vertical perforations completely omitted between the stamps.
Imperforate Horizontally Or Vertically A pair or larger multiple with horizontal or vertical perforations completely omitted.
Reperforated Stamp A stamp on which the perforations have been fraudulently added at a later time, by someone other than the printer or issuing authority, to imitate, simulate or change the original perforations.
Improved Perforation Where several perforations, but not all, have been manipulated to enhance appearance, such as by the punching out of unpunched perfs.
Pulled Perforation An instance where paper has been removed below the baseline of the perforation holes.
Short Perforation Usually not addressed on a certificate. An instance where paper has been removed down to or very close to the baseline of the perforation holes.
Blind Perforations An indentation of the paper which is caused by the perforating pin, but which does not break through the paper, as opposed to a complete hole, e.g. a pair of stamps which appear imperforate between but where the paper shows traces of perforations.
Unpunched Perforation Usually not addressed on certificates. A missing perforation hole which is due to a missing pin in the perforator.
Trimmed Perforations A stamp with perforations cut away after its issuance, but which originally had perforations in that location. Normally not used to describe USA hard paper special printings. (If an attempt to change catalog number has been made, the certificate merits a “WARNING” handstamp.)
Straight Edge A stamp which naturally lacks perforations on one to three sides; as issued by the Post Office.
Perforation Disc Indentation A depression which may be located anywhere on a stamp, caused by an errant punched paper disc from a perforation hole, creating a natural fault in the surface of the paper.
Partially Separated Perforations Where a substantial number, but not all, of the perforations are detached between two or more stamps of a multiple.
Rejoined Perforations Where separated perforations have been reattached by means of a hinge, gum or other chemical substances.



Non-Contemporary Cancellation A genuine cancellation applied out of the time period of general usage of a stamp. This cancellation may have been postally or privately applied.
Counterfeit Cancellation A reproduction or simulation of a genuine cancellation or postal marking. (Such an item gets a “Warning” stamp.)
Cancellation Lightened The lighting by chemical or mechanical methods of a genuine cancellation to enhance the appearance of a stamp.
Cancellation Removed The removal of a cancellation from a stamp by either chemical or mechanical methods. (Such an item gets a “Warning” stamp.)
Cancellation Enhanced The addition to or strengthening of a cancellation to improve its appearance.
Cancellation Altered The change of a part of a cancellation to represent other than what it originally was, e.g. an altered date(s). (All such items receive a “Warning” stamp.)
Cancelled-To-Order/Favor Cancelled Genuine postal cancellations applied to an item (stamp/ cover) which did not pass through the mails. This term is not usually applied to first day covers.