President: Franklin D. Roosevelt · Postmaster General: Frank C. Walker.
Domestic Letter Rate: 3¢ per oz. · Postcard Rate:1¢ · Air Mail Rate: 6¢ per oz.
Commemorative Postage Stamps of 1942
Rotary Press – Perf 11 x 10½ – 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates.
|150th Anniversary of Kentucky Statehood
Frankfort, Kentucky – June 1, 194263,558,400 issued
|Win the War Issue
Washington, D.C. – July 4, 1942400 Subject Plates – 20,642,793,310 issued
|Free China Issue
Denver, Colorado – July 7, 194221,272,800 issued
There were no new Regular Issue stamps issued in 1942.
Scott 904 – The 3¢ 150th Anniversary of Kentucky’s Statehood
Designer: William Roach – Engravers: C. A. Brooks (vignette) · A. W. Christensen (lettering)
Scott 905 – The 3¢ Win the War Issue
Designer: Mark O’Dea and Wm. Roach – Engraver: J. S. Edmondson (vignette and lettering)
Scott 906 – The 5¢ Free China Issue with portraits of Sun Yat-sen and Abraham Lincoln
Designer: Wm. Roach – Engravers: L. C. Kaufmann, C. T. Arlt & R. K. Barrick (vignette) · A. W. Christensen (lettering)
There were no new Air Mail stamps issued in 1942.
There were no new Special Delivery stamps issued in 1942.
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Stamps of the United States 1933-1945, by Brian C. Baur (Linn’s 1993)