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.

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