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1899
Postage Stamps of the United States First Issued in 1899
President: William McKinley · Postmasters General: Charles Emory Smith
Domestic Letter Rate: 2¢ per oz. · Card Rate: 1¢ · Registry Fee: 8¢ · Foreign Rate: 5¢

Ordinary Postage Stamps First Issued in 1899
Double-line watermarked USPS · Perf 12 · 200 Subject Plates
see also: Distinguish the Types of the Two Cent Triangles

Scott 267b - 2¢ Vermilion Type III - Design of 1894 - issued in early 1899
Scott 267c - 2¢ Rose Carmine Type III - Design of 1894 - issued in March 1899
Scott 279B - 2¢ Red Type IV - Design of 1894 - EDU: 7/6/99
Scott 279Bc - 2¢ Rose Carmine Type IV - Design of 1894 - EDU: 3/30/99
Scott 279Bh - 2¢ Vermilion Type IV - Design of 1894 - EDU: 2/27/99
Scott 279Bi - 2¢ Orange Brown Type IV - Design of 1894 - issued in Jan. 1899

No new varieties of commemorative stamps were issued in 1899
No new varieties of the U.S. Special Delivery stamps were issued in 1899
No new varieties of the U.S. Postage Due Stamps were issued in 1899


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