The U.S. Postage Due Stamp Designs of 1959

Printed by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on unwatermarked paper - Perf 11 x 10.5 - Issued June 19, 1959 unless otherwise noted









The U.S. Postage Due Stamps of the 1959 Series

Perf 11 x 10.5 - All denominations except the 11¢, 13¢ and 17¢ stamps were first issued on June 19, 1959. All of the stamps were issued in both shiny and dull gum varieties, with the dull gum stamps bringing a slight premium. The 7¢ stamp with dull gum brings a major premium. Denomination omitted errors are known on the 1¢, 3¢, 4¢, 5¢, 6¢, 7¢ and 8¢ stamps. These errors must be collected as a pair with one ordinary stamp with denomination and the other without. The 11¢, 13¢ and 17¢ stamps were issued on January 2, 1978.

Scott Listed Numbers for the Postage Due Stamp Designs of 1959
Scott J88 - 1/2 Carmine rose
Scott J89 - 1 Carmine rose - denomination omitted errors are known
Scott J90 - 2 Carmine rose
Scott J91 - 3 Carmine rose - denomination omitted errors are known
Scott J92 - 4 Carmine rose - denomination omitted errors are known
Scott J93 - 5 Carmine rose - denomination omitted errors are known
Scott J94 - 6 Carmine rose - denomination omitted errors are known
Scott J95 - 7 Carmine rose - the dull gum stamp brings a major premium
Scott J96 - 8 Carmine rose - denomination omitted errors are known
Scott J97 - 10 Carmine rose
Scott J102 - 11 Carmine rose (January 2, 1978)
Scott J103 - 13 Carmine rose (January 2, 1978)
Scott J104 - 17 Carmine rose (June 10, 1985)
Scott J98 - 30 Carmine rose
Scott J99 - 50 Carmine rose
Scott J100 - $1 Carmine rose
Scott J101 - $5 Carmine rose