Postage Stamps of the United States - 1951

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President
Harry S Truman

Postmaster General
Jesse M. Donaldson

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1951 "Too Young"

Postage Rates

Domestic Letter Rate: 3¢ per oz.

Postcard Rate: 1¢

Air Mail Rate: 6¢ per oz.


Stamps

Commemorative Postage Stamps of 1951
Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

United Confederate Veterans
Norfolk, VA - May 30
119,120,000 issued

The Nevada Centennial
Genoa, Nevada - July 14
112,125,000 issued

The Landing of Cadillac
Detroit, MI - July 24
114,140,000 issued

The Colorado Statehood
Minturn, CO - Aug.1
114,490,000 issued

The American Chemical Society
New York, NY - Sept. 4
117,200,000 issued

Battle of Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY - Dec.10
116,130,000 issued

The Special Delivery Stamp of 1951
Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

20¢ Black Post Office Truck
Washington, D.C.
Nov.30, 1951

The following postage stamp varieties were first issued by the U.S. in 1951

Ordinary issue
There were no new Regular Issue stamps issued in 1951.

Commemoratives
Scott 998 - 3¢ United Confederate Veterans - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 999 - 3¢ Nevada Centennial - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1000 - 3¢ Landing of Cadillac - Designer: V. S. McCloskey, Jr. - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1001 - 3¢ Colorado Statehood - Designer: Wm. K. Schrage - Engraver: G. A. Gundersen
Scott 1002 - 3¢ American Chemical Society - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: H. F. Fitcher
Scott 1003 - 3¢ Battle of Brooklyn - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: C. A. Brooks

Air Mail
There were no new Air Mail stamps issued in 1951.

Special Delivery
Scott E19 - 20¢ Black Post Office Truck