Postage Stamps of the United States - 1900

Politics


President
William McKinley

Postmaster General
Charles Emory Smith

Music



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1900 "Bird In A Gilded Cage"

Postage Rate


Domestic Letter Rate: 2¢ per oz.

Card Rate: 1¢

Registry Fee: 8¢

Foreign Rate: 5¢




Stamps

Ordinary Postage Stamps First Issued in 1900
Double-line watermarked USPS Perf 12 200 Subject Plates
see also: Distinguish the Types of the Two Cent Triangles

Scott 279Bd - 2¢ Orange Red Type IV - Design of 1894 - EDU: 6/8/1900
Scott 279Be - 2¢ Red Type IV - Booklet Pane of 6 - Issue date: 4/18/1900 - EDU for the booklet single: 5/7/02

No new varieties of commemorative stamps were issued in 1900
No new varieties of the U.S. Special Delivery stamps were issued in 1900
No new varieties of the U.S. Postage Due Stamps were issued in 1900