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Postage Stamps of the United States First Issued in 1957
President: Dwight David Eisenhower · Postmaster General: Arthur E. Summerfield
Domestic Letter Rate: 3¢ per oz. · Postcard Rate:2¢ · Air Mail Rate: 6¢ per oz
The first U.S. postage stamps printed on the Giori press were issued July 4, 1957

Commemorative Postage Stamps of 1957
Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

Alexander Hamilton Bicentennial
New York, NY - Jan. 11, 1957
115,299,450 issued
Coast and Geodetic Survey
Seattle, WA - Feb. 11, 1957
115,235,000 issued
American Institute of Architects
New York, NY - Feb. 23, 1957
106,647,500 issued

International Naval Review
U.S.S. Saratoga - Norfolk, VA - 6/10/57
118,470,000 issued
50th Anniv. of Oklahoma Statehood
Oklahoma City, OK - June 14, 1957
102,230,000 issued
Honoring Teachers of America
Philadelphia, PA - July 1, 1957
102,410,000 issued


Giori Press Printings - Perf 11 x 11


U.S. Flag Stamp - "Long May it Wave"
Washington, D.C. - Jul. 4, 1957
84,054,400 issued
"Champion of Liberty" Ramon Magsaysay
Washington, D.C. - Aug. 31, 1957
192 Subject Plates - 39,489,600 issued
Conservation - Whooping Cranes
NY, NY; New Orleans, LA; Corpus Christi, TX
Nov. 22, 1957 - 174,372,800 issued


Rotary Press - Perf 10½ x 11 - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

Honoring Those Who Fight Polio
Washington, D.C. - Jan. 15, 1957
186,949,627 issued
American Steel Industry Stamp
New York, NY - May 22, 1957
112,010,000 issued
350th Anniv. of American Shipbuilding
Bath, ME - Aug. 15, 1957
280 Subject E.E. Plates - 126,266,000 issued

Marquis de Lafayette Bicentenary
Easton, PA; Fayetteville, NC; Louisville, KY
Sep. 6, 1957 - 122,990,000 issued
Religious Freedom in America
Flushing, NY - Dec. 27, 1957
114,365,000 issued


The Air Mail Stamp of 1957
Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

The 6¢ 50th Anniversary of the Air Force
Washington, D.C. - Aug. 1, 1957
63,185,000 issued


The Special Delivery Stamp of 1957
Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

30¢ Mailman Handing Letter
Indianapolis, IN - Sep. 3, 1957

The following postage stamp varieties were first issued by the U.S. in 1957:

Ordinary issue:
see also: The Series of 1954 - "The Liberty Issue"
Scott 1049 - 30¢ Robert E. Lee - Dry Printing - June 1957
Scott 1054 - 1¢ Washington Coil Stamp - Dry Printing - Large Holes: Aug. 1957
Scott 1055 - 2¢ Jefferson Coil - Dry Printing Not Tagged - Large Holes - May '57

Commemoratives:
Scott 1086 - 3¢ Alexander Hamilton Bicentennial Stamp - Designer: Wm. K. Schrage - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1087 - 3¢ Honoring Those Who Fight Polio - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1088 - 3¢ Coast and Geodetic Survey Stamp- Designer: Harold MacEwen - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1089 - 3¢ American Institute of Architects Stamp - Designer: Robert Schultz - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1090 - 3¢ American Steel Industry Stamp - Designer: Anthony Petruccelli - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1091 - 3¢ International Naval Review Stamp - Designer: Richard Genders - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1092 - 3¢ 50th Anniversary of Oklahoma Statehood- Designer: Wm. K. Schrage - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1093 - 3¢ Honoring Teachers of America Stamp - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1094 - 4¢ U.S. Flag Stamp - Designer: V. S. McCloskey, Jr. - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1095 - 3¢ 350th Anniversary of Shipbuilding in America - Designer: Ervine Metzl - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1096 - 8¢ "Champion of Liberty" Ramon Magsaysay - Designer: Arnold Copeland - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1097 - 3¢ Marquis de Lafayette Bicentenary - Designer: Ervine Metzl - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1098 - 3¢ Wildlife Conservation - Whooping Cranes - Designer: Robert W. Hines - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1099 - 3¢ Religious Freedom in America - Designer: Robert Geissmann - Engraver: R. M. Bower

Air Mail:
Scott C49 - 6¢ 50th Anniversary of the Air Force

Special Delivery:
Scott E21 - 30¢ Mailman Handing Letter


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