Postage Stamps of the United States - 1876


Ulysses S. Grant

Postmaster General
Jan. 1 - Jul. 11
Marshall Jewel
Jul. 12 - Dec. 31
James N. Tyner


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1876 "Gand-father's Clock"

Postage Rate

Domestic Letter Rate: 3¢ per ½ oz

Card Rate: 1¢

Registry Fee: 10¢

Foreign Rate: 5¢


No new varieties of U.S. regular issue stamps were issued in 1876

Commemoratives: The first Commemorative stamps were not issued until 1893
Special Delivery: The first Special Delivery stamps were not issued until 1885
Postage Dues: The first Postage Due Stamps were not issued until 1879

see also: Designs of the 1870-1888 Regular Issues