Postage Stamps of the United States - 1953

Politics


President
Jan.1 - Jan. 20
Harry S Truman
Jan. 20 - Dec. 31
Dwight David Eisenhower

Postmaster General
Jan. 1 - Jan. 20
Jesse M. Donaldson
Jan. 21 - Dec. 31
Arthur E. Summerfield

Music



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1953 "How Much Is That Doggie In The Window"

Postage Rates

Domestic Letter Rate: 3¢ per oz.

Postcard Rate: 2¢

Air Mail Rate: 6¢ per oz.


Stamps

Commemorative Postage Stamps of 1953
Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

The National Guard Stamp
Washington, D.C. - Feb. 23, 1953
114,894,600 issued

Ohio Statehood Sesquicentennial
Chillicothe, OH - Mar. 2, 1953
280 Subject Plates - 118,706,000 issued

Washington Territory Centennial
Olympia, WA - Mar. 2, 1953
114,190,000 issued

Louisiana Purchase Sesquicentennial
Saint Louis, MO - Apr. 30, 1953
113,990,000 issued

Opening of Japan Centennial
Washington, D.C. - July 14, 1953
89,289,600 issued

American Bar Association Stamp
Boston, MA - Aug. 24, 1953
114,865,000 issued

The Sagamore Hill Stamp
Oyster Bay, NY - Sept. 14, 1953
115,780,000 issued

Future Farmers of America
Kansas City, MO - Oct. 13, 1953
115,244,600 issued

Trucking Industry - 50th Anniversary
Los Angeles, CA - Oct. 27, 1953
123,709,600 issued

The General Patton Stamp
Fort Knox, KY - Nov. 11, 1953
114,789,600 issued

New York City Tercentenary
New York City, NY - Nov. 20, 1953
115,759,600 issued

Gadsden Purchase Centenary
Tucson, AZ - Dec. 30, 1953
116,134,600 issued

The Air Mail Stamp of 1953
Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

50th Anniversary of Powered Flight
Dayton, OH - May 29, 1953
78,415,000 issued

The following postage stamp varieties were first issued by the U.S. in 1953

Ordinary issue
There were no new Regular Issue stamps issued in 1953.

Commemoratives
Scott 1017 - 3¢ National Guard Stamp - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: H. F. Fitcher
Scott 1018 - 3¢ Ohio Statehood Sesquicentennial Stamp - Designer: V. S. McCloskey, Jr. - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1019 - 3¢ Washington Territory Centennial Stamp - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1020 - 3¢ Louisiana Purchase Sesquicentennial Stamp - Designer: Wm. K. Schrage - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1021 - 3¢ Opening of Japan Centennial Stamp - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1022 - 3¢ American Bar Association Stamp - Designer: Wm. K. Schrage - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1023 - 3¢ Sagamore Hill Stamp - Designer: Wm. K. Schrage - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1024 - 3¢ Future Farmers of America Stamp - Designer: R. L. Miller - Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
Scott 1025 - 3¢ 50th Anniversary of the Trucking Industry Stamp - Designer: Wm. K. Schrage - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1026 - 3¢ General Patton Stamp - Designer: Wm. K. Schrage - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1027 - 3¢ New York City Tercentenary Stamp - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1028 - 3¢ Gadsden Purchase Centenary Stamp - Designer: C. R. Chickering - Engraver: A. W. Dintaman

Air Mail
Scott C47 - 6¢ 50th Anniversary of Powered Flight Air Mail Stamp

Special Delivery
There were no new Special Delivery stamps issued in 1953.