Postage Stamps of the United States First Issued in 1964

President: Lyndon Baines Johnson · Postmaster General: John A. Gronowski.
Domestic Letter Rate: 5¢ per oz. · Postcard Rate: 4¢ · Air Mail Rate: 8¢ per oz.

U.S. Commemorative Postage Stamps of 1964

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

Sam Houston – President of Texas
Houston, TX – Jan. 10 – 125,995,000 issued
New Jersey Tercentenary
Elizabeth, NJ – June 15 – 123,845,000 issued
William Shakespeare
Stratford, CT – Aug. 14 – 123,245,000 issued
Drs. William and Charles Mayo
Rochester, MN – Sep. 11 – 123,355,000 issued
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
Staten Island, NY – Nov. 21 – 125,005,000 issued
American Radio Relay League
Anchorage, AK – Dec. 15 – 122,230,000 issued

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

1964-1965 New York World’s Fair
World’s Fair, NY – April 22, 1964 – 145,700,000 issued
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Boston, MA – May 29, 1964 – 500,000,000 issued

Giori Press – Perf 11 – 200 Subject Plates

Charles M. Russell – American Artist
Great Falls, MT – March 19 – 128,025,000 issued
John Muir Conservationist
Martinez, CA – April 29 – 120,310,000 issued
Battle of the Wilderness Centenary
Fredericksburg, VA – May 5 – 125,410,000 issued
Nevada Statehood Centenary
Carson City, NV – July 22, 1964 – 122,825,000 issued
ASCAP 50th Anniversary
New York, NY – Oct. 15, 1964 – 126,370,000 issued
Smith-Lever Act 50th Anniv.
Honolulu, HI – Oct. 26, 1964 – 121,250,000 issued
Register and Vote Issue
Washington, D.C. – Aug. 1, 1964 – 325,000,000 issued
Fine Arts Issue
Washington, D.C. – Dec. 2, 1964 – 125,800,000 issued

Christmas Issue of 1964

Giori Press – Perf 11 – 400 subject plates – four panes of 100 – with 25 copies of each stamp per pane.

Holly Mistletoe
Poinsettia Sprig of Conifer
1964 Christmas Issue
Bethlehem, PA – Nov. 9, 19641,407,760,000 issued

The Air Mail Stamp of 1964

Giori Press – Perf 11 – 200 subject plates.


8¢ Robert Goddard Air Mail Stamp
Roswell, NM – Oct. 5, 1964 – 62,255,000 issued.

Commemoratives:

Scott 1181 – 5¢ Battle of the Wilderness – Designer: B. H. Christensen – Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
Scott 1242 – 5¢ Sam Houston, Soldier, Statesman and President of Texas- Designer: Tom Lea – Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
Scott 1243 – 5¢ "Jerked Down" Painting by Charles M. Russell – Designer: William Schrage – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1244 – 5¢ Unisphere and "Rocket Thrower" – Designer: Robert J. Jones – Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
Scott 1245 – 5¢ John Muir, Naturalist, and Redwood Forest – Designer: Rudolph Wendelin – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1246 – 5¢ The "Eternal Flame" – Designer: Raymond Loewy – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1247 – 5¢ Philip Carteret Landing at Elizabethtown – Designer: Douglas Allen – Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
Scott 1248 – 5¢ Virginia City and Map of Nevada – Designer: William Schrage – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1249 – 5¢ Voting Campaign – Designer: V. S. McCloskey – Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1250 – 5¢ William Shakespeare – Designer: Douglas Gorsline – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1251 – 5¢ Drs. Mayo – Designer: Robert J. Jones – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1252 – 5¢ ASCAP 50th Anniversary – American Music – Designer: Bradbury Thompson – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1252a – 5¢ American Society of Composers, Artists and Publishers 50th Anniversary – Blue Omitted – Date Unknown
Scott 1252b – 5¢ ASCAP 50th Anniversary – American Music – Blue Missing from Perforation Shift – Date Unknown
Scott 1253 – 5¢ "Quilted" Farm Scene – Designer: Norman Todhunter – Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1254 – 5¢ Holly – 1964 Christmas Issue – Untagged – Designer: Thomas F. Naegele – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1254a – 5¢ Holly – 1964 Christmas Issue – Tagged – Nov. 10, 1964
Scott 1254b – 5¢ Holly – 1964 Christmas Issue – Printed on Gum Side – Date Unknown
Scott 1255 – 5¢ Mistletoe – 1964 Christmas Issue – Untagged – Designer: Thomas F. Naegele – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1255a – 5¢ Mistletoe – 1964 Christmas Issue – Tagged – Nov. 10, 1964
Scott 1256 – 5¢ Poinsettia – 1964 Christmas Issue – Untagged – Designer: Thomas F. Naegele – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1256a – 5¢ Poinsettia – 1964 Christmas Issue – Tagged – Nov. 10, 1964
Scott 1257 – 5¢ Sprig of Conifer – 1964 Christmas Issue – Untagged – Designer: Thomas F. Naegele – Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1257a – 5¢ Sprig of Conifer – 1964 Christmas Issue – Tagged – Nov. 10, 1964
Scott 1258 – 5¢ Verrazano-Narrows Bridge & Map of New York Bay – Designer: Robert Miller – Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1259 – 5¢ Abstract Design – Designer: Stuart Davis – Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1260 – 5¢ Radio Waves and Radio Dial – Designer: Emil J. Willett – Engraver: C. A. Brooks.

Air Mail:

Scott C64c – 8¢ Jetliner Over Capitol – Design of 1962 – Tagged – Booklet Pane of 5 + Label.
Scott C69 – 8¢ Robert Goddard (1882-1945) – Designer: Robert J. Jones

Special Delivery:

There were no new Special Delivery stamps issued in 1964.

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