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1951
Postage Stamps of the United States First Issued in 1951
President: Harry S Truman · Postmaster General: Jesse M. Donaldson
Domestic Letter Rate: 3¢ per oz. · Postcard Rate: 1¢ · Air Mail Rate: 6¢ per oz.

Commemorative Postage Stamps of 1951
Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

United Confederate Veterans
Norfolk, VA - May 30 - 119,120,000 issued
The Nevada Centennial
Genoa, Nevada - July 14 - 112,125,000 issued
The Landing of Cadillac 
Detroit, MI - July 24 - 114,140,000 issued

The Colorado Statehood 
Minturn, CO - Aug.1 - 114,490,000 issued
The American Chemical Society
New York, NY - Sept. 4 - 117,200,000 issued
Battle of Brooklyn 
Brooklyn, NY - Dec.10 - 116,130,000 issued


The Special Delivery Stamp of 1951
Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

20¢ Black Post Office Truck
Washington, D.C. - Nov.30, 1951

The following postage stamp varieties were first issued by the U.S. in 1951:

Ordinary issue:
There were no new Regular Issue stamps issued in 1951.

Commemoratives:
Scott 998 - 3¢ United Confederate Veterans - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 999 - 3¢ Nevada Centennial - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1000 - 3¢ Landing of Cadillac - Designer: V. S. McCloskey, Jr. - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1001 - 3¢ Colorado Statehood - Designer: Wm. K. Schrage - Engraver: G. A. Gundersen
Scott 1002 - 3¢ American Chemical Society - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: H. F. Fitcher
Scott 1003 - 3¢ Battle of Brooklyn - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: C. A. Brooks

Air Mail:
There were no new Air Mail stamps issued in 1951.

Special Delivery:
Scott E19 - 20¢ Black Post Office Truck


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