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1871
Postage Stamps of the United States First Issued in 1871

7¢ Stanton of 1871

President: Ulysses S. Grant · Postmaster General: John A. J. Creswell
Domestic Letter Rate: 3¢ per 1/2 oz. · Registry Fee: 15¢

The Ordinary Postage Stamp First Issued in 1871 - The 7¢ National Bank Note
National Bank Note Company - Hard White Paper - Perf 12 - 200 Subject Plates - Without Secret Marks

With grill - Scott 138 - 7¢ Orange Stanton - EDU: Feb. 12, 1871 - about 800,000 issued
Without grill - Scott 149 - 7¢ Orange Stanton - EDU: May 11, 1871 - about 2 million issued

see also: Designs of the 1870-1888 Regular Issues

Commemoratives: The first Commemorative stamps were not issued until 1893
Special Delivery: The first Special Delivery stamps were not issued until 1885
Postage Dues: The first Postage Due Stamps were not issued until 1879


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