Postage Stamps of the United States First Issued in 1960

President: Dwight David Eisenhower · Postmaster General: Arthur . Summerfield.
Domestic Letter Rate: 4¢ per oz. · Postcard Rate: 3¢ · Air Mail Rate: 7¢ per oz.

Commemorative Postage Stamps of 1960

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

World Refugee Year Stamp
Washington, D.C. – April 7, 1960113,195,000 issued
Honoring the American Woman
Washington, D.C. – June 2, 1960111,080,000 issued
Pony Express Centennial Stamp
Sacramento, CA – July 19, 1960119,665,000 issued
Wheels of Freedom Stamp
Detroit, MI – Oct. 15, 1960109,695,000 issued
Echo 1 – Communications for Peace Stamp
Washington, D.C. – Dec. 15, 1960124,390,000 issued

The American Credo Issue of 1960 and 1961

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

Washington’s Farewell Address
“Observe good faith and justice toward all nations”Mount Vernon, VA – Jan. 20, 1960126,470,000 issued
Quotation from Benjamin Franklin
“Fear to do ill, and you need fear Nought else”Philadelphia, PA – Mar. 31, 1960124,560,000 issued
Quotation from Thomas Jefferson
“I have sworn … Hostility toward everyform of TYRANNY over the mind of man”Charlottesville, VA – 5/18/60 – 115,455,000 issued
Quotation from Francis Scott Key
“And this be our Motto, in GOD is our TRUST”Baltimore, MD – Sept.14, 1960122,060,000 issued
Quotation from Abraham Lincoln
“Those who Deny freedom to othersDesrve it not for Themselves”New York, NY – 11/19/60 – 120,540,000 issued
Quotation from Patrick Henry
“Give me LIBERTY or give me DEATH”Richmond, VA – Jan.11, 1961113,075,000 issued

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

50th Anniv. – Boy Scouts of America
Washington, D.C. – Feb. 8, 1960139,325,000 issued
Thomas Masaryk
"Champion of Liberty" – D.C. – Mar. 7, 1960288 Subject Plates – 44,215,200 issued
Water Conservation
Washington, D.C. – Apr. 18, 1960121,805,000 issued
American Flag with 50 Stars
Honolulu, HI – July 4, 1960153,025,000 issued
Mexican Independence Sesquicentennial
Los Angeles, CA – Sept. 16, 1960112,260,200 issued
U.S. – Japan Treaty Centennial
Washington, D.C. – Sept. 28, 1960125,010,000 issued
Jan Paderewski
"Champion of Liberty" – D.C. – Oct. 8288 Subject Plates – 42,696,000 issued
Boys’ Clubs of America Centenary
New York, NY – Oct. 18, 1960123,690,000 issued
First Automated U.S. Post Office
Providence, RI – Oct. 20, 1960123,970,000 issued
Baron Gustaf Mannerheim
"Champion of Liberty" – D.C. – Oct. 26288 Subject Plates – 42,076,800 issued
50th Anniv. of the Campfire Girls
New York, NY – Nov. 1, 1960116,210,000 issued
Giuseppe Garibaldi
"Champion of Liberty" – D.C. – Nov. 2, 1960288 Subject Plates – 42,746,400 issued

Rotary Press Commemoratives of 1960

Perf 10½ x 11 – 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates.

1960 Winter Olympic Games
Olympic Valley, CA – Feb. 18, 1960124,455,000 issued
Thomas Masaryk
"Champion of Liberty" – D.C. – Mar. 7280 Subject Plates – 113,792,000 issued
South-East Asia Treaty Organization
Washington, D.C. – May 31, 1960280 Subject Plates – 115,353,000 issued
“Employ the Handicapped” Stamp
New York, NY – Aug. 28, 1960117,855,000 issued
World Forestry Congress Stamp
Seattle, WA – Aug. 29, 1960118,185,000 issued
Jan Paderewski
"Champion of Liberty" – D.C. – Oct. 8, 1960280 Subject Plates – 119,798,000 issued
Robert A. Taft Memorial Stamp
Cincinnati, OH – Oct 10, 1960280 Subject Plates – 106,610,000 issued
Baron Gustaf Mannerheim
"Champion of Liberty" – D.C. – Oct. 26, 1960280 Subject Plates – 124,796,000 issued
Giuseppe Garibaldi
"Champion of Liberty" – D.C. – Nov. 2, 1960280 Subject Plates – 126,252,000 issued
Walter F. George Memorial Stamp
Vienna, GA – Nov. 5, 1960280 Subject Plates – 124,117,000 issued
Andrew Carnegie Stamp
New York, NY – Nov. 25, 1960280 Subject Plates – 119,840,000 issued
John Foster Dulles Memorial Stamp
Washington, D.C. – Dec. 6, 1960280 Subject Plates – 117,187,000 issued

The Air Mail Stamps of 1960

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

Scott C57 -  10¢ Liberty Bell Air Mail Stamp Scott C59 -  25¢ Lincoln Air Mail Stamp
The 10¢ Liberty Bell Air Mail Stamp
Miami, FL – June 10, 196039,960,000 issued
The 25¢ Lincoln Air Mail Stamp
San Francisco, CA – Apr. 22, 1960

Air Mail – Rotary Press – 400 Subject Electric Eye Plates

Scott C60 -  7¢ Jet Silhouette Air Mail Stamp Scott C61 -  7¢ Jet Silhouette Coil Stamp
The 7¢ Jet Silhouette Air Mail
Arlington, VA – Aug. 12, 1960Perf 10½ x 11 – 1,289,460,000 issued
The 7¢ Jet Silhouette Coil
Atlantic City, NJ – Oct. 22, 1960Perf 10 Horizontally – 87,140,000 issued

Ordinary issue:

Series of 1954 – "The Liberty Issue".
Scott 1031A – 1¼¢ Palace of Governors- June 17,1960.
Scott 1054 – 1¢ Washington Coil Stamp – Dry Printing – Small Holes: Feb. 1960.
Scott 1054A – 1¼¢ Palace of Governors Coil Stamp (small and large holes) – 6/17/60.

Commemoratives:

Scott 1139 – 4¢ American Credo – Washington’s Farewell Address – Designer: Frank Conley – Engraver: R. J. Jones
Scott 1140 – 4¢ American Credo – Quotation from Ben Franklin – Designer: Frank Conley – Engraver: R. J. Jones
Scott 1141 – 4¢ American Credo – Quotation from Thomas Jefferson – Designer: Frank Conley – Engraver: R. J. Jones
Scott 1142 – 4¢ American Credo – Quotation from Francis S. Key – Designer: Frank Conley – Engraver: R. J. Jones
Scott 1143 – 4¢ American Credo – Quotation from Abraham Lincoln – Designer: Frank Conley – Engraver: R. J. Jones
Scott 1145 – 4¢ 50th Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America – Designer: Norman Rockwell – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1146 – 4¢ 1960 Winter Olympic Games – Squaw Valley – Designer: Ervine Metzl
Scott 1147 – 4¢ Champion of Liberty – Thomas G. Masaryk – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1148 – 8¢ Champion of Liberty – Thomas G. Masaryk – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1149 – 4¢ World Refugee Year Stamp – Designer: Ervine Metzl – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1150 – 4¢ Water Conservation Stamp – Designer: Elmo White – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1151 – 4¢ South-East Asia Treaty Organization Stamp – Designer: John Maass – Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1152 – 4¢ Honoring the American Woman Stamp – Designer: Robert Sivard – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1153 – 4¢ American Flag with 50 Stars – Designer: Stevan Dohanos – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1154 – 4¢ Pony Express Centennial Stamp – Designer: Harold von Schmidt – Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1155 – 4¢ “Employ the Handicapped” Stamp – Designer: Carl Bobertz – Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
Scott 1156 – 4¢ World Forestry Congress Stamp – Designer: C. R. Chickering – Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1157 – 4¢ Mexican Independence Sesquicentennial – Designer: Leon Helguera – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1158 – 4¢ U.S. and Japan Treaty Centennial – Designer: Gyo Fujikawa – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1159 – 4¢ Champion of Liberty – Ignacy Jan Paderewski – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1160 – 8¢ Champion of Liberty – Ignacy Jan Paderewski – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1161 – 4¢ Robert A. Taft Memorial Stamp – Designer: Wm. K. Schrage – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1162 – 4¢ National Automobile Show – Wheels of Freedom – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1163 – 4¢ Boys’ Clubs of America Centenary Stamp – Designer: C. R. Coiner – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1164 – 4¢ First Automated Post Office in the U.S. Stamp – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1165 – 4¢ Champion of Liberty – Baron Gustaf Mannerheim – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1166 – 8¢ Champion of Liberty – Baron Gustaf Mannerheim – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1167 – 4¢ 50th Anniversary of the Campfire Girls – Designer: H. Edward Oliver – Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1168 – 4¢ Champion of Liberty – Giuseppe Garibaldi – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1169 – 8¢ Champion of Liberty – Giuseppe Garibaldi – Designer: Arnold Copeland – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1170 – 4¢ Walter F. George Memorial Stamp – Designer: Wm. K. Schrage – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1171 – 4¢ Andrew Carnegie Stamp – Designer: C. R. Chickering – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1172 – 4¢ John Foster Dulles Memorial Stamp – Designer: Wm. K. Schrage – Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1173 – 4¢ Echo 1 – Communications for Peace Stamp – Designer: Ervine Metzl – Engraver: C. A. Brooks.

Air Mail:

Scott C57 – 10¢ Liberty Bell Air Mail Stamp.
Scott C59 – 25¢ Lincoln Air Mail Stamp.
Scott C60 – 7¢ Jet Silhouette Air Mail Stamp.
Scott C60a – 7¢ Jet Silhouette Air Mail Booklet Pane – St. Louis, MO – 8/19/60.
Scott C61 – 7¢ Jet Silhouette Coil Stamp.

Special Delivery and Postage Due:

There were no new Special Delivery or Postage Due stamps issued in 1960.

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