Postage Stamps of the United States First Issued in 1969

Presidents: Jan. 1 – Jan. 20: Lyndon Baines Johnson · Jan. 20 – Dec. 31: Richard M. Nixon.
Postmasters General: Jan. 1 – Jan. 22: W. Marvin Watson · Jan. 22 – Dec. 31: Winton M. Blount.
Domestic Letter Rate: 6¢ per oz. · Postcard Rate: 5¢ · Air Mail Rate: 10¢ per oz.
Regular Stamps of 1965-1978 – The Prominent Americans

Beautification of America Issue

Tagged – Perf 11 – 200 Subject Plates – 4 panes of 50.
Yellow & orange followed by red & green by lithography (offset) – Blue by Giori (engraved).

Plant for More Beautiful Cities
D.C. – Jan. 16 – 102,570,000 issued
Plant for More Beautiful Parks
D.C. – Jan. 16 – 102,570,000 issued
More Beautiful Highways
D.C. – Jan. 16 – 102,570,000 issued
Plant for More Beautiful Streets
D.C. – Jan. 16 – 102,570,000 issued

Offset (Litho) and Engraved (Giori Press) – Tagged – Perf 11 – 200 Subject Plates – 4 panes of 50

W. C. Handy – Father of the Blues
Memphis, TN – May 17 – 125,555,000 issuedpurple offset – lt. red & lt. blue engraved
John Wesley Powell – Explorer
Page, AZ – Aug. 1 – 133,100,000 issuedocher & blue offset – brown & blue engraved
Alabama Statehood Sesquicentennial
Huntsville, AL – Aug. 2 – 136,900,000 issuedpink, yellow & red offset – red, brown & grn. engraved
American Legion – 50th Anniversary
D.C.- March 15 – 148,770,000 issuedred, white & blue shield offset – other colors engraved
“Grandma” Anna Maty Robertson Moses
D.C. – May 1 – 139,475,000 issuedyellow, red, green & blue offset – blue & black engraved
Settlement of California 200th Anniv.
San Diego, CA – July 16 – 144,425,000 issuedblue & lt. brown offset – dark brown & red engraved
Hope for the Crippled Issue
Columbus, OH – Nov. 20 – Tagged – 124,565,000 issuedyellow, grn, blue & red offset – wht, blue & blk engraved
Professional Baseball Centenary
Cincinnati, OH – Sep. 24 – Tagged – 129,925,000 issuedyellow, red, grn & blk offset – blk engraved (RCA)
Intercollegiate Football Centenary
New Brunswick, NJ – Sep. 26 – Tagged – 129,860,000green offset – red engraved (RCA press)

11th International Botanical Congress Issue – Seattle, WA – Aug. 24 – Sep. 2, 1969

Tagged – Perf 11 – 200 Subject Plates – 4 panes of 50.
Yellow, blue, red & green by offset (2 passes) – black, orange & pink engraved (Giori).

Northwest Douglas Fir
Seattle, WA – Aug. 23 – 158,695,000 issued
Northeast Lady’s Slipper
Seattle, WA – Aug. 23 – 158,695,000 issued
Southwest Ocotillo
Seattle, WA – Aug. 23 – 158,695,000 issued
Southeast Franklinia
Seattle, WA – Aug. 23 – 158,695,000 issued

Giori Press (Engraved) – Tagged – Perf 11

Earthrise as Viewed from Moon
Houston, TX – May 5, 1969200 Subject Plates – 187,165,000 issued
Dwight David Eisenhower
Abilene, KS – Oct. 14, 1969128 Subject Plates – 138,976,000 issued
William M. Harnett – American Artist
Boston, MA – Dec. 3 – 128 Subject Plates – 124,729,000multi-colored – offset & engraved

Commemorative Stamps of 1969 continued

Dartmouth College Case 150th Anniversary
Hanover, NH – Sep. 22 – 124,075,000 issuedRotary Press – Perf 10½ x 11 – 200 Subject EE Plates
“Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine”
Christmas, FL – Nov. 3 – 1,709,795,000 issuedMulticolor Huck – Perf 11x 10½ – Panes of 50

The Air Mail and Special Delivery Stamps of 1969

Giori Press (Engraved) – Perf 11.

First Man on the Moon Air Mail Stamp
Washington, D.C. – Sep. 9, 1969128 Subject Plates – 4 Panes of 32 – 152, 364,800 issued
45¢ Red, White and Blue Arrows
New York, NY – Nov. 21, 1969 – Tagged200 Subject Plates – 4 panes of 50

Regular Issue:

see also: Prominent Americans Issue
Scott 1338A – 6¢ Flag Issue – Coil Stamp – Perf 10 Vertically – Tagged – May 30, 1969
Scott 1338Ab – 6¢ Flag Issue – Imperforate Pair from Coil Stamp – Tagged
Scott 1338Aq – 6¢ Flag Issue – Coil Stamp – Perf 10 Vertically – Tagging Omitted

Commemoratives:

Scott 1368a – block of four of Scott 1365-1368 – Tagged – Designer: W. D. Richard – Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1368c – block of four of Scott 1365-1368 – Tagging Omitted – Designer: W. D. Richard – Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1365 – 6¢ Azaleas with Capitol in Background – Tagged – Designer: W. D. Richard – Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1365b – 6¢ Azaleas with Capitol in Background – Tagging Omitted
Scott 1366 – 6¢ Daffodils with Washington Monument and Potomac – Tagged – Designer: W. D. Richard – Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1366b – 6¢ Daffodils with Washington Monument and Potomac – Tagging Omitted
Scott 1367 – 6¢ Poppies and Lupines Decorating Highway – Tagged – Designer: W. D. Richard – Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1367b – 6¢ Poppies and Lupines Decorating Highway – Tagging Omitted
Scott 1368 – 6¢ Blooming Crabapples Beautifying Avenue – Tagged – Designer: W. D. Richard – Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1368b – 6¢ Blooming Crabapples Beautifying Avenue – Tagging Omitted
Scott 1369 – 6¢ American Legion, Veterans as Citizens – Eagle from Great Seal – Designer: R. Hallock – Engraver: J. S. Creamer
Scott 1369a – 6¢ American Legion, Veterans as Citizens – Tagging Omitted
Scott 1370 – 6¢ "July Fourth" by Grandma Moses – Tagged – Designer: Robert J. Jones – Engraver: J. S. Creamer
Scott 1370a – 6¢ "July Fourth" by Grandma Moses – Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between
Scott 1370b – 6¢ "July Fourth" by Grandma Moses – Black and Prussian Blue Omitted
Scott 1370c – 6¢ "July Fourth" by Grandma Moses – Tagging Omitted
Scott 1371 – 6¢ View of Earth from Moon – Tagged – Designer: Leonard E. Buckley – Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1372 – 6¢ Silhouette of W. D. Handy – Designer: Bernice Kochan – Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1372a – 6¢ Silhouette of W. D. Handy – Tagging Omitted
Scott 1373 – 6¢ Belfry in the Carmel Mission – Tagged – Designer: Leonard E. Buckley – Engraver: J. S. Creamer
Scott 1373a – 6¢ Belfry in the Carmel Mission – Tagging Omitted
Scott 1373b – 6¢ Belfry in the Carmel Mission – Red Missing from a Color Misregistration
Scott 1374 – 6¢ Maj. Powell Canoeing the Colorado River in 1869 – Tagged – Designer: R. Wendelin – Engraver: J. S. Creamer
Scott 1374a – 6¢ Maj. Powell Canoeing the Colorado – Tagging Omitted
Scott 1375 – 6¢ Camellia and Yellowhammer – Tagged – Alabama State Flower & Bird – Designer: B. Kochan – Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1375a – 6¢ Camellia and Yellowhammer – Tagging Omitted
Scott 1376 – 6¢ Douglas Fir and Cone – Northwest – Tagged – Designer: Stanley Galli – Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1377 – 6¢ Lady’s Slipper – Northeast – Tagged – Designer: Stanley Galli – Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1378 – 6¢ Ocotillo – Southwest – Tagged – Designer: Stanley Galli – Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1379 – 6¢ Franklinia – Southeast – Tagged – Designer: Stanley Galli – Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1380 – 6¢ Daniel Webster and Dartmouth Hall – Tagged – Designer: J. R. Scotford, Jr. – Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1381 – 6¢ Baseball Batter – Tagged – Designer: Alex Ross – Engraver: J. S. Creamer, Jr.
Scott 1381a – 6¢ Baseball Batter- Black Omitted
Scott 1382 – 6¢ Football Player and Coach – Tagged – Designer: Robert Peak – Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1382a – 6¢ Football Player and Coach – Tagging Omitted
Scott 1383 – 6¢ Dwight David Eisenhower – Tagged – Designer: Robert J. Jones – Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1383a – 6¢ Dwight David Eisenhower – Tagging Omitted
Scott 1383b – 6¢ Dwight David Eisenhower – Blue Missing from Perforation Shift
Scott 1384 – 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" – Tagged – Designer: Steve Dohanos – Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1384b – 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" – Imperforate Pair
Scott 1384c – 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" – Light Green Omitted
Scott 1384d – 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" – Light Green, Red and Yellow Omitted
Scott 1384e – 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" – Yellow Omitted
Scott 1384f – 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" – Tagging Omitted
Scott 1384g – 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" – Red and Yellow Omitted
Scott 1384h – 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" – Light Green and Yellow Omitted
Scott 1384i – 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" – Light Green and Red Omitted
Scott 1384j – 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" – vert. pair Baltimore precancel top stamp only
Scott 1384k – 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" – Baltimore precancel on gum side
Scott 1384l – 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" – vert. pair – inverted Baltimore precancel on bottom stamp, gum side only
Scott 1384m – 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" – inverted Baltimore precancel
Scott 1384o – 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" – any precancel with tagging omitted
Scott 1385 – 6¢ Crippled Child Cured – Tagged – Designer: Mark English – Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1386 – 6¢ "Old Models" by William M. Harnett – Tagged – Designer: Robert J. Jones – Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1386a – 6¢ "Old Models" by William M. Harnett – Red (engraved) missing.

Air Mail:

Scott C76 – 10¢ First Man on the Moon Air Mail – Tagged – Designer: Paul Calle.
Scott C76a – 10¢ First Man on the Moon Air Mail – Red Omitted.
Scott C76b – 10¢ First Man on the Moon Air Mail – Tagging Omitted.

Special Delivery:

Scott E22 – 45¢ Red, White and Blue Arrows- Special Delivery – Tagged – Designer: Norman Ives.

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