Postage Stamps of the United States - 1943

Politics


President
Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Postmaster General
Frank C. Walker

Music



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1943 "That Old Black Magic"

Postage Rates

Domestic Letter Rate: 3¢ per oz.

Postcard Rate: 1¢

Air Mail Rate: 6¢ per oz. .


Stamps

Commemorative Postage Stamps of 1943
Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 400 Subject Electric Eye Plates

Allied Nations United for Victory
Washington, D.C. - January 14, 1943
1,671,564,200 issued

The Four Freedoms Issue
Washington, D.C. - February 12, 1943
1,227,334,200 issued

The Overrun Nations "Flag" Stamps of 1943
Rotary Press - Perf 12 - 200 Subject Plates - Printed by the American Banknote Company - First Day City: Washington, D.C.



Ordinary issue
There were no new Regular Issue stamps issued in 1943.

Commemoratives
Scott 907 - The 2¢ Allied Nations United for Victory Designer: Leon Helguera - Engraver: C. A. Brooks (vignette) · A. W. Christensen (lettering)
Scott 908 - The 1¢ Four Freedoms Issue Designer: Paul Manship - Engraver: C. T. Arlt (vignette) · J. T. Vail (lettering)

The Overrun Nations Stamps were designed and engraved by the American BankNote Company
Scott 909 - The 5¢ Flag Stamp - Poland - June 22 - 19,999,946 issued
Scott 910 - The 5¢ Flag Stamp - Czechoslovakia - July 12 - 19,999,946 issued
Scott 911 - The 5¢ Flag Stamp - Norway - July 27 - 20 million issued
Scott 912 - The 5¢ Flag Stamp - Luxembourg - August 10 - 19,999,946 issued
Scott 913 - The 5¢ Flag Stamp - Netherlands - August 24 - 19,999,946 issued
Scott 914 - The 5¢ Flag Stamp - Belgium - September 14 - 19,999,946 issued
Scott 915 - The 5¢ Flag Stamp - France - September 28 - 19,999,946 issued
Scott 916 - The 5¢ Flag Stamp - Greece - October 12 - 14,999,646 issued
Scott 917 - The 5¢ Flag Stamp - Yugoslavia - October 26 - 14,999,646 issued
Scott 918 - The 5¢ Flag Stamp - Albania - November 9 - 14,999,646 issued
Scott 919 - The 5¢ Flag Stamp - Austria - November 23 - 14,999,646 issued
Scott 920 - The 5¢ Flag Stamp - Denmark - December 7 - 14,999,646 issued
Note that the 5¢ Korea stamp was not issued until nearly a year later, 11/2/44.

Air Mail
There were no new Air Mail stamps issued in 1943.

Special Delivery
There were no new Special Delivery stamps issued in 1943.

Suggested reading: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Stamps of the United States 1933-1945, by Brian C. Baur (Linn's 1993)