Postage Stamps of the United States - 1896

Politics


President
Grover Cleveland

Postmaster General
William L. Wilson

Music



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1896 "In the Village Tavern"

Postage Rate


Domestic Letter Rate: 2¢ per oz.

Card Rate: 1¢

Registry Fee: 8¢

Foreign Rate: 5¢




Stamps

The following postage stamp varieties were first issued by the U.S. in 1896:
No new varieties of U.S. regular issue stamps were issued in 1896
No new varieties of U.S. commemorative stamps were issued in 1896
No new varieties of the U.S. Special Delivery stamps were issued in 1896

U.S. Postage Due Stamps of 1896
Printed by the Bureau of Engraving & Printing on soft porous double-line watermarked paper
Scott J44 - 50¢ Deep Claret - Postage Dues Designs of 1894 - Issue date: March 17, 1896