The United States Postal Service issued a commemorative Elvis stamp in January 1993. Several other countries have also issued commemorative stamps featuring images of Elvis.
The price of U.S. postage stamps went up to 42 cents on May 12, 2008. This was an increase of one cent from the previous rate. A loss in revenue due to declining mail volume and an increase in fuel prices necessitated the increase.
Most United States 3-cent stamps have a value of under $50 and often sell at between 65 and 90 percent of face value. The exceptions are rare stamps such as an 1851 3-cent stamp featuring a side-view portrait of George Washington.
To determine the value of an Elvis Presley stamp, first determine its country of origin and age. The collectible value of a stamp also depends on the condition of the stamp. Mint-condition stamps are generally more valuable than those in poor condition.
The price of a first-class postage stamp in the United States was last 37 cents on January 7, 2006. This price was first established on June 30, 2002.
As of 2014, the Mystic Stamp Company states that the 1968 Thomas Jefferson green 1-cent stamp is valued at about 20 cents in mint condition and 15 cents if used. Due to its relatively young age, it is still extremely common and not highly sought by collectors.
According to Hobbizine, a mint version of the 1938 Thomas Jefferson 3-cent stamp is valued at 40 cents as of September 2014. A used version of the stamp is valued at 20 cents.
There are 12 2-cent stamps in a dozen. This is a kind of riddle. A dozen of any object is always 12, regardless of what the object is. In this case, it is not important what the value of the stamp is, a dozen of them always equals 12.
Valuable U.S. stamps include the 1918 inverted Jenny Curtiss, 1867 Abraham Lincoln, and 1867 Benjamin Franklin stamps. A block of four inverted 1918 Jenny Curtiss stamps sold at auction for $2.97 million in 2014 after previously selling for $1.1 million in 1989, making it the most valuable American
The value of U.S. and G.B. (U.K) stamps can be checked from websites like FindYourStamp'sValue.com and TheSwedishTiger.com. Enter a short description of the stamp in the search bar, and the site will show the current value of stamps that fit that description.