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1952
Postage Stamps of the United States First Issued in 1952
President: Harry S Truman · Postmaster General: Jesse M. Donaldson
Domestic Letter Rate: 3¢ per oz. · Postcard Rate:2¢ · Air Mail Rate: 6¢ per oz.

Commemorative Postage Stamps of 1952
Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

The Betsy Ross Stamp
Philadelphia, PA - Jan. 2, 1952
116,175,000 issued
The 4-H Clubs Stamp
Springfield, OH - Jan. 15, 1952
115,945,000 issued
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Charter 
Baltimore, MD - Feb. 28, 1952
112,540,000 issued

AAA Safety Program Stamp 
Chicago, IL - Mar. 4, 1952
117,415,000 issued
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Washington, D.C. - Apr. 4, 1952
400 Subject Plates - 2,899,580,000 issued
Grand Coulee Dam Stamp
Grand Coulee, WA - May 15, 1952
114,540,000 issued

Marquis de Lafayette Stamp 
Georgetown, SC - June 13, 1952
113,135,000 issued
The Civil Engineers Stamp 
Chicago, IL - Sep. 6, 1952
113,860,000 issued
Women in Armed Services Stamp
Washington, D.C. - Sep. 11, 1952
124,260,000 issued

The Gutenberg Bible Stamp 
Washington, D.C. - Sep. 30, 1952
115,735,000 issued
The Newspaper Boys Stamp
Philadelphia, PA - Oct. 4, 1952
115,430,000 issued
The International Red Cross Stamp
New York, NY - Nov. 21 - 136,220,000 issued
blue - rotary press · red (Cross) typographed


Commemorative Stamp Portrait Orientation
Rotary Press - Perf 10½ x 11 - 200 Subject EE Plates
The Air Mail Stamp of 1952
Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

Mount Rushmore Memorial Stamp
Keystone, SD - Aug. 11, 1952
116,255,000 issued
The 80¢ Hawaii Air Mail Stamp
Honolulu, HI - Mar. 26, 1952
18,876,800 issued


The following postage stamp varieties were first issued by the U.S. in 1952:

Ordinary issue:
There were no new Regular Issue stamps issued in 1952.

Commemoratives:
Scott 1004 - 3¢ Betsy Ross Stamp - Designer: V. S. McCloskey, Jr. - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1005 - 3¢ 4-H Clubs - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1006 - 3¢ Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Charter Stamp - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1007 - 3¢ American Automobile Association Safety Program - Designer: Chickering - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1008 - 3¢ North Atlantic Treaty Organization Stamp - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
Scott 1009 - 3¢ Grand Coulee Dam Stamp- Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: H. F. Fitcher
Scott 1010 - 3¢ Marquis de Lafayette Stamp - Designer: V. S. McCloskey, Jr. - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1011 - 3¢ Mount Rushmore Memorial Stamp - Designer: Wm. K. Schrage - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1012 - 3¢ Civil Engineers Stamp - Designer: V. S. McCloskey, Jr. - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1013 - 3¢ Women in Armed Services Stamp - Designer: Wm. K. Schrage - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1014 - 3¢ Gutenberg Bible Stamp - Designer: V. S. McCloskey, Jr. - Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
Scott 1015 - 3¢ Newspaper Boys Stamp - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1016 - 3¢ International Red Cross Stamp - Designer: V. S. McCloskey, Jr. - Engraver: C. A. Brooks

Air Mail:
Scott C46 - 80¢ Hawaii Air Mail Stamp - Plane over Diamond Head

Special Delivery:
There were no new Special Delivery stamps issued in 1952.


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