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1895
Postage Stamps of the United States First Issued in 1895
President: Grover Cleveland · Postmasters General: Jan. 1 - Feb. 28: Wilson Bissell · Mar. 1 - Dec. 31: Wm. Wilson
Domestic Letter Rate: 2¢ per oz. · Card Rate: 1¢ · Registry Fee: 8¢ · Foreign Rate: 5¢

Unwatermarked Ordinary Postage Stamps First Issued in 1895
Printed by the Bureau of Engraving & Printing on soft porous unwatermarked paper - Perf 12 - 400 Subject Plates
Scott 250 - 2¢ Washington - Scarlet - Type I - EDU: 1/17/95
Scott 251 - 2¢ Washington - Carmine - Type II - EDU: 2/12/95 (2/16/95 on cover)- about 97 million issued
Scott 251a - 2¢ Washington - Scarlet - Type II- EDU: 2/19/95
Scott 252 - 2¢ Washington - Carmine - Type III - EDU: 4/2/95 (4/5/95 on cover) - about 83 million issued
Scott 252a - 2¢ Washington - Scarlet - Type III - EDU: 4/17/95
Scott 257 - 8¢ Sherman - Violet Brown Watermarked Double-line ScottPS - 2,426,100 issued - EDU: 5/8/95

Double-line Watermarked - Printed by the BEP on soft porous watermarked paper
Perf 12 - 200 Subject Plates - The 1¢, 2¢, and 10¢ stamps were printed on 400 subject plates
Scott 264 - 1¢ Franklin - Blue -EDU: 5/16/95 - nearly 2 billion issued
Scott 265 - 2¢ Washington - Type I - EDU: 5/2/95- about 300 million issued
Scott 266 - 2¢ Washington - Type II - EDU: 5/27/95 - about 125 million issued
Scott 267 - 2¢ Washington - Type III - EDU: 5/31/95 - about 7.5 billion issued - Types of the 2¢ Triangles
Scott 267a - 2¢ Washington - Type III - Pink - - EDU: 12/8/97
Scott 267b - 2¢ Washington - Type III - Vermilion
Scott 267c - 2¢ Washington - Type III - Rose Carmine
Scott 268 - 3¢ Jackson - Purple -EDU: 1/31/96 - about 203 million issued
Scott 269 - 4¢ Lincoln - Dark Brown - EDU: 7/22/95 - about 78 million issued
Scott 270 - 5¢ Grant - Light Brown to Chocolate Brown - EDU: 9/12/95 - about 124 million issued
Scott 271 - 6¢ Garfield - Dull Brown to Light Maroon - EDU: 9/14/95 - about 21 million issued
Scott 271a - 6¢ Garfield - Dull Brown to Light Maroon - with USIR watermark
Scott 272 - 8¢ Sherman - Violet Brown to Lilac - EDU: 9/11/95 - about 96 million issued
Scott 272a - 8¢ Sherman - Violet Brown to Lilac - with USIR watermark
Scott 273 - 10¢ Webster - Milori Green to Dark Green - EDU: 7/25/95 - about 60 million issued
Scott 274 - 15¢ Clay - Dark Blue - EDU: 5/5/96 - about 7 million issued
Scott 275 - 50¢ Jefferson - Orange- EDU: 2/27/97 - about 1 million issued
Scott 275a - 50¢ Jefferson - Red Orange - This is a distinctive color and identifies the stamp as the Scott 275
Scott 276 - $1 Commodore Perry - Black - Type I - EDU: 3/1/98 - 192,449 issued
Scott 276A - $1 Commodore Perry - Type II - EDU: 4/6/96 - 63,803 issued - Types of the $1 Perry Triangle
Scott 277 - $2 Madison - Sapphire Blue - EDU: 7/18/95 - 31,720 issued
Scott 277a - $2 Madison - Dark Blue
Scott 278 - $5 Marshall - Dark Green - EDU: 11/3/96 - 26,965 issued

Commemoratives: No new varieties of U.S. commemorative stamps were issued in 1895

Special Delivery:
Printed by the Bureau of Engraving & Printing on soft porous double-line watermarked paper
Scott E5 - 10¢ Running Messenger of 1894 Design - Issue date: August 16, 1895

Unwatermarked Postage Dues: See Postage Dues Designs of 1894
Printed by the Bureau of Engraving & Printing on soft porous unwatermarked paper
Scott J33 - 3¢ Deep Claret - Design of 1894 - Issue date: April 27, 1895
Scott J34 - 5¢ Deep Claret - Design of 1894 - Issue date: April 27, 1895
Scott J36 - 30¢ Deep Claret - Design of 1894 - Issue date: April 27, 1895
Scott J36 - 30¢ Carmine - Design of 1894
Scott J36 - 30¢ Pale Rose - Design of 1894
Scott J37 - 50¢ Deep Claret - Design of 1894 - Issue date: April 27, 1895
Scott J37 - 50¢ Pale Rose - Design of 1894

Watermarked Postage Dues: See Postage Dues Designs of 1894
Printed by the Bureau of Engraving & Printing on soft porous double-line watermarked paper
Scott J38 - 1¢ Deep Claret - Design of 1894 - Issue date: August 29, 1895
Scott J39 - 2¢ Deep Claret - Design of 1894 - Issue date: September 14, 1895
Scott J40 - 3¢ Deep Claret - Design of 1894 - Issue date: October 30, 1895
Scott J41 - 5¢ Deep Claret - Design of 1894 - Issue date: October 15, 1895
Scott J42 - 10¢ Deep Claret - Design of 1894 - Issue date: September 14, 1895


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