Postage Stamps of the United States - 1964

Politics


President
Lyndon Baines Johnson

Postmaster General
John A. Gronowski

Music



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1964 "Surfin Safari"

Postage Rates

Domestic Letter Rate: 5¢ per oz.

Postcard Rate: 4¢

Air Mail Rate: 8¢ per oz.


Stamps

Commemorative Postage Stamps of 1964
Rotary Press - Perf 10½ x 11 - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

Sam Houston - President of Texas
Houston, TX - Jan. 10 - 125,995,000 issued

New Jersey Tercentenary
Elizabeth, NJ - June 15 - 123,845,000 issued

William Shakespeare
Stratford, CT - Aug. 14 - 123,245,000 issued

Drs. William and Charles Mayo
Rochester, MN - Sep. 11 - 123,355,000 issued

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
Staten Island, NY - Nov. 21 - 125,005,000 issued

American Radio Relay League
Anchorage, AK - Dec. 15 - 122,230,000 issued

Rotary Press - Perf 11 x 10½ - 200 Subject Electric Eye Plates

1964-1965 New York World's Fair
World's Fair, NY - April 22, 1964 - 145,700,000 issued

John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Boston, MA - May 29, 1964 - 500,000,000 issued

Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject Plates

Charles M. Russell - American Artist
Great Falls, MT - March 19 - 128,025,000 issued

John Muir Conservationist
Martinez, CA - April 29 - 120,310,000 issued

Battle of the Wilderness Centenary
Fredericksburg, VA - May 5 - 125,410,000 issued

Nevada Statehood Centenary
Carson City, NV - July 22, 1964 - 122,825,000 issued

ASCAP 50th Anniversary
New York, NY - Oct. 15, 1964 - 126,370,000 issued

Smith-Lever Act 50th Anniv.
Honolulu, HI - Oct. 26, 1964 - 121,250,000 issued

Register and Vote Issue
Washington, D.C. - Aug. 1, 1964 - 325,000,000 issued

Fine Arts Issue
Washington, D.C. - Dec. 2, 1964 - 125,800,000 issued

Giori Press - Perf 11 - 400 subject plates - four panes of 100 - with 25 copies of each stamp per pane

1964 Christmas Issue - Holly
Bethlehem, PA - Nov. 9, 1964
1,407,760,000 issued

1964 Christmas Issue - Mistletoe
Bethlehem, PA - Nov. 9, 1964
1,407,760,000 issued

1964 Christmas Issue - Poinsettia
Bethlehem, PA - Nov. 9, 1964
1,407,760,000 issued

1964 Christmas Issue - Sprig of Conifer
Bethlehem, PA - Nov. 9, 1964
1,407,760,000 issued

The Air Mail Stamps of 1964
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 subject plates

8¢ Robert Goddard Air Mail Stamp
Roswell, NM - Oct. 5, 1964 - 62,255,000 issued

The following postage stamp varieties were first issued by the U.S. in 1964

Commemoratives
Scott 1181 - 5¢ Battle of the Wilderness - Designer: B. H. Christensen - Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
Scott 1242 - 5¢ Sam Houston, Soldier, Statesman and President of Texas - Designer: Tom Lea - Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
Scott 1243 - 5¢ "Jerked Down" Painting by Charles M. Russell - Designer: William Schrage - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1244 - 5¢ Unisphere and "Rocket Thrower" - Designer: Robert J. Jones - Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
Scott 1245 - 5¢ John Muir, Naturalist, and Redwood Forest - Designer: Rudolph Wendelin - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1246 - 5¢ The "Eternal Flame" - Designer: Raymond Loewy - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1247 - 5¢ Philip Carteret Landing at Elizabethtown - Designer: Douglas Allen - Engraver: A. W. Dintaman
Scott 1248 - 5¢ Virginia City and Map of Nevada - Designer: William Schrage - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1249 - 5¢ Voting Campaign - Designer: V. S. McCloskey - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1250 - 5¢ William Shakespeare - Designer: Douglas Gorsline - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1251 - 5¢ Drs. Mayo - Designer: Robert J. Jones - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1252 - 5¢ ASCAP 50th Anniversary - American Music - Designer: Bradbury Thompson - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1252a - 5¢ American Society of Composers, Artists and Publishers 50th Anniversary - Blue Omitted - Date Unknown
Scott 1252b - 5¢ ASCAP 50th Anniversary - American Music - Blue Missing from Perforation Shift - Date Unknown
Scott 1253 - 5¢ "Quilted" Farm Scene - Designer: Norman Todhunter - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1254 - 5¢ Holly - 1964 Christmas Issue - Untagged - Designer: Thomas F. Naegele - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1254a - 5¢ Holly - 1964 Christmas Issue - Tagged - Nov. 10, 1964
Scott 1254b - 5¢ Holly - 1964 Christmas Issue - Printed on Gum Side - Date Unknown
Scott 1255 - 5¢ Mistletoe - 1964 Christmas Issue - Untagged - Designer: Thomas F. Naegele - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1255a - 5¢ Mistletoe - 1964 Christmas Issue - Tagged - Nov. 10, 1964
Scott 1256 - 5¢ Poinsettia - 1964 Christmas Issue - Untagged - Designer: Thomas F. Naegele - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1256a - 5¢ Poinsettia - 1964 Christmas Issue - Tagged - Nov. 10, 1964
Scott 1257 - 5¢ Sprig of Conifer - 1964 Christmas Issue - Untagged - Designer: Thomas F. Naegele - Engraver: M. D. Fenton
Scott 1257a - 5¢ Sprig of Conifer - 1964 Christmas Issue - Tagged - Nov. 10, 1964
Scott 1258 - 5¢ Verrazano-Narrows Bridge & Map of New York Bay - Designer: Robert Miller - Engraver: C. A. Brooks
Scott 1259 - 5¢ Abstract Design - Designer: Stuart Davis - Engraver: R. M. Bower
Scott 1260 - 5¢ Radio Waves and Radio Dial - Designer: Emil J. Willett - Engraver: C. A. Brooks

Air Mail
Scott C64c - 8¢ Jetliner Over Capitol - Design of 1962 - Tagged - Booklet Pane of 5 + Label
Scott C69 - 8¢ Robert Goddard (1882-1945) - Designer: Robert J. Jones

Special Delivery
There were no new Special Delivery stamps issued in 1964.