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 CadillacÂ
Detroit, MI – July 24 – 114,140,000 issued
The Colorado StatehoodÂ
Minturn, CO – Aug.1 – 114,490,000 issued
The American Chemical Society
New York, NY – Sept. 4 – 117,200,000 issued
Battle of BrooklynÂ
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.

Scott E19 - 20¢ Black Post Office Truck
20¢ Black Post Office Truck
Washington, D.C. – Nov.30, 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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