Postage Stamps of the United States - 1952

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President
Harry S Truman

Postmaster General
Jesse M. Donaldson

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1952 "Blue Tango"

Postage Rates

Domestic Letter Rate: 3¢ per oz.

Postcard Rate: 2¢

Air Mail Rate: 6¢ per oz.


Stamps

Commemorative Postage Stamps of 1952
Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

The Betsy Ross Stamp
Philadelphia, PA - Jan. 2, 1952
116,175,000 issued

The 4-H Clubs Stamp
Springfield, OH - Jan. 15, 1952
115,945,000 issued

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Charter
Baltimore, MD - Feb. 28, 1952
112,540,000 issued

AAA Safety Program Stamp
Chicago, IL - Mar. 4, 1952
117,415,000 issued

North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Washington, D.C. - Apr. 4, 1952
400 Subject Plates - 2,899,580,000 issued

Grand Coulee Dam Stamp
Grand Coulee, WA - May 15, 1952
114,540,000 issued

Marquis de Lafayette Stamp
Georgetown, SC - June 13, 1952
113,135,000 issued

The Civil Engineers Stamp
Chicago, IL - Sep. 6, 1952
113,860,000 issued

Women in Armed Services Stamp
Washington, D.C. - Sep. 11, 1952
124,260,000 issued

The Gutenberg Bible Stamp
Washington, D.C. - Sep. 30, 1952
115,735,000 issued

The Newspaper Boys Stamp
Philadelphia, PA - Oct. 4, 1952
115,430,000 issued

The International Red Cross Stamp
New York, NY - Nov. 21 - 136,220,000 issued
blue - rotary press · red (Cross) typographed

Rotary Press - Perf 10½ x 11 - 200 Subject EE Plates

Mount Rushmore Memorial Stamp
Keystone, SD - Aug. 11, 1952
116,255,000 issued

The Air Mail Stamp of 1952
Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

The 80¢ Hawaii Air Mail Stamp
Honolulu, HI - Mar. 26, 1952
18,876,800 issued

The following postage stamp varieties were first issued by the U.S. in 1952

Ordinary issue
There were no new Regular Issue stamps issued in 1952.

Commemoratives
Scott 1004 - 3¢ Betsy Ross Stamp - Designer: V. S. McCloskey, Jr. - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1005 - 3¢ 4-H Clubs - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1006 - 3¢ Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Charter Stamp - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1007 - 3¢ American Automobile Association Safety Program - Designer: Chickering - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1008 - 3¢ North Atlantic Treaty Organization Stamp - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
Scott 1009 - 3¢ Grand Coulee Dam Stamp- Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: H. F. Fitcher
Scott 1010 - 3¢ Marquis de Lafayette Stamp - Designer: V. S. McCloskey, Jr. - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1011 - 3¢ Mount Rushmore Memorial Stamp - Designer: Wm. K. Schrage - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1012 - 3¢ Civil Engineers Stamp - Designer: V. S. McCloskey, Jr. - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1013 - 3¢ Women in Armed Services Stamp - Designer: Wm. K. Schrage - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1014 - 3¢ Gutenberg Bible Stamp - Designer: V. S. McCloskey, Jr. - Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
Scott 1015 - 3¢ Newspaper Boys Stamp - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1016 - 3¢ International Red Cross Stamp - Designer: V. S. McCloskey, Jr. - Engraver: C. A. Brooks

Air Mail
Scott C46 - 80¢ Hawaii Air Mail Stamp - Plane over Diamond Head

Special Delivery
There were no new Special Delivery stamps issued in 1952.