Postage Stamps of the United States First Issued in 1867

President: Andrew Johnson · Postmaster General: Alexander Randall.
Admitted to the Union: Nebraska on March 1, 1867.
Domestic Letter Rate: 3¢ per ½ oz.
Registry Fee – Jan. 1 – May 31: 20¢ – paid in cash.
Registry Fee – Jun. 1 – Dec. 31: 20¢ – stamps to pay the registry fee were now required.

The following postage stamp varieties were first issued by the U.S. in 1867:
Designs of 1861-1867 with Grills.
Scott 79 – 3¢ Rose Washington “A” Grill – EDU: Aug. 13, 1867 – about 50,000 issued.
Scott 83 – 3¢ Rose Washington “C” Grill – EDU: Nov. 16, 1867 – about 300,000 issued.

See also: Designs of the 1861-1868 Regular Issues

Commemoratives: The first Commemorative stamps were not issued until 1893.
Special Delivery: The first Special Delivery stamps were not issued until 1885.
Postage Dues: The first Postage Due Stamps were not issued until 1879.

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