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, 1952116,175,000 issued
The 4-H Clubs Stamp
Springfield, OH – Jan. 15, 1952115,945,000 issued
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Charter
Baltimore, MD – Feb. 28, 1952112,540,000 issued
AAA Safety Program Stamp
Chicago, IL – Mar. 4, 1952117,415,000 issued
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Washington, D.C. – Apr. 4, 1952400 Subject Plates – 2,899,580,000 issued
Grand Coulee Dam Stamp
Grand Coulee, WA – May 15, 1952114,540,000 issued
Marquis de Lafayette Stamp
Georgetown, SC – June 13, 1952113,135,000 issued
The Civil Engineers Stamp
Chicago, IL – Sep. 6, 1952113,860,000 issued
Women in Armed Services Stamp
Washington, D.C. – Sep. 11, 1952124,260,000 issued
The Gutenberg Bible Stamp
Washington, D.C. – Sep. 30, 1952115,735,000 issued
The Newspaper Boys Stamp
Philadelphia, PA – Oct. 4, 1952115,430,000 issued
The International Red Cross Stamp
New York, NY – Nov. 21 – 136,220,000 issuedblue – rotary press · red (Cross) typographed
Commemorative Stamp Portrait OrientationRotary Press – Perf 10½ x 11 – 200 Subject EE Plates The Air Mail Stamp of 1952Rotary Press – Perf 11 x 10½ – 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates
Scott C46 -  80¢ Hawaii Air Mail Stamp
Mount Rushmore Memorial Stamp
Keystone, SD – Aug. 11, 1952116,255,000 issued
The 80¢ Hawaii Air Mail Stamp
Honolulu, HI – Mar. 26, 195218,876,800 issued

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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