Postage Stamps of the United States First Issued in 1958

President: Dwight David Eisenhower · Postmaster General: Arthur E. Summerfield.
Domestic Letter Rate: Jan. 1 – July 31: 3¢ per oz. · Aug. 1 – Dec. 31: 4¢ per oz.
Postcard Rate: Jan. 1 – July 31: 2¢ · Aug. 1 – Dec. 31: 3¢.
Air Mail Rate: Jan. 1 – July 31: 6¢ per oz. · Aug. 1 – Dec. 31: 7¢ per oz.

Commemorative Postage Stamps of 1958

Rotary Press – Perf 11 x 10½ – 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates.

U.S. Pavilion at the Brussels Exhibition
Detroit, MI – Apr. 17, 1958113,660,200 issued
200th Anniv. of Monroe’s Birth
Montross, VA – Apr. 28, 1958280 Subject Plates – 120,196,580 issued
Minnesota Statehood Centenary
Saint Paul, MN – May 11, 1958120,805,200 issued
Home of George Mason – Gunston Hall
Lorton, VA – June 12, 1958108,415,200 issued
Atlantic Cable Centenary
New York City, NY – Aug. 15, 1958114,570,200 issued
Lincoln-Douglas Debate Centenary
Freeport, IL – Aug. 27, 1958114,860,200 issued
Overland Mail Centenary
San Francisco, CA – Oct. 10, 1958125,770,200 issued.
Fort Duquesne Bicentennial
Pittsburgh, PA – Nov. 25, 1958124,200,200 issued.

Giori Press Printings – Perf 11 x 11 – 200 Subject Plates

International Geophysical Year
Chicago, IL – May 31, 1958125,815,200 issued
Simon Bolivar
Champion of Liberty – D.C. – July 24288 Subject Plates – 39,743,640 issued
Lajos Kossuth
Champion of Liberty – D.C. – Sept. 19288 Subject Plates – 44,064,576 issued
Forest Conservation
Tucson, AZ – Oct. 27, 1958156,600,200 issued

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

Gardening Horticulture Stamp
Ithaca, NY – Mar. 15, 1958122,765,200 issued
The Mackinac Bridge Stamp
Mackinac Bridge, MI – June 25, 1958107,195,200 issued
"Champion of Liberty" – Simon Bolivar
Washington, D.C. – July 24, 1958280 Subject Plates – 115,745,280 issued
"Champion of Liberty" – Lajos Kossuth
Washington, D.C. – Sept. 19, 1958280 Subject Plates – 120,561,280 issued
Freedom of the Press Stamp
Columbia, MO – Sept. 22, 1958118,390,200 issued
Noah Webster Stamp
West Hartford, CT – Oct. 16, 1958280 Subject Plates – 114,114,280 issued

The Air Mail Stamp of 1954

Rotary Press – 400 Subject Electric Eye Plates.

The 5¢ Eagle in Flight Air Mail Stamp The 5¢ Eagle in Flight Air Mail Stamp The 7¢ Jet Silhouette Coil Stamp
5¢ Eagle in Flight Air Mail Stamp
Colorado Springs, CO – July 31, 1958Perf 11 x 10½ – 72,480,000 issued
7¢ Jet Silhouette Air Mail Stamp
Philadelphia, PA – July 31, 1958Perf 10½ x 11 – 1,326,960,000 issued
7¢ Jet Silhouette Coil Stamp
Miami, FL – July 31, 1958Perf 10 Horizontally – 157,035,000 issued

Ordinary issue:

See also:The Series of 1954 – "The Liberty Issue".
½¢ Benjamin Franklin – Dry Printing – May 1958
4¢ Abraham Lincoln – Booklet Pane – Dry Printing – July 31, 1958
New Design 8¢ Statue of Liberty – Giori Press Printing – March 22, 1958
15¢ John Jay – Untagged – Dec. 12, 1958
25¢ Paul Revere – April 18, 1958
40¢ John Marshall – Dry Printing – April 1958
50¢ Susan B. Anthony – Dry Printing – April 1958
$1 Patrick Henry – Dry Printing – Oct. 1958
3¢ Statue of Liberty Coil – Dry Printing – Small Holes: Mar. 1958
4¢ Abraham Lincoln Coil – Dry Printing – Large Holes: July 31, 1958.

Commemoratives:

3¢ Gardening Horticulture Stamp – Designer: Denver Gillen – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
3¢ U.S. Pavilion at the Brussels Exhibition – Designer: Bradbury Thompson – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
3¢ 200th Anniversary of President Monroe’s Birth – Designer: Frank Conley – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
3¢ Minnesota Statehood Centenary – Designer: Homer Hill – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
3¢ International Geophysical Year Stamp – Designer: Ervine Metzl – Engraver: R. M. Bower
3¢ Home of George Mason – Gunston Hall – Designer: Rene Clarke – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
3¢ Mackinac Bridge Stamp – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: R. M. Bower
4¢ Champion of Liberty – Simon Bolivar – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
8¢ Champion of Liberty – Simon Bolivar – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
4¢ Atlantic Cable Centenary – Designer: George Giusti – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
4¢ Lincoln-Douglas Debate Centenary – Designer: Ervine Metzl – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
4¢ Champion of Liberty – Lajos Kossuth – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: R. M. Bower
8¢ Champion of Liberty – Lajos Kossuth – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: R. M. Bower
4¢ Freedom of the Press Stamp – Designer: Lester Beall – Engraver: R. M. Bower
4¢ Overland Mail Centenary – Designer: William H. Buckley – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
4¢ Noah Webster Stamp – Designer: C. R. Chickering – Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
4¢ Forest Conservation Stamp – Designer: Rudolph Wendelin – Engraver: C. A. Brooks.
4¢ Fort Duquesne Bicentennial – Designer: William H. Buckley – Engraver: C. A. Brooks.

Air Mail:

5¢ Eagle in Flight Air Mail Stamp.
7¢ Jet Silhouette Air Mail Stamp.
7¢ Jet Silhouette Booklet Pane – San Antonio, TX – July 31, 1958.
7¢ Jet Silhouette Coil Stamp.

Special Delivery:

There were no new Special Delivery stamps issued in 1958.

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