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.
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.
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.
The 8 cent Eisenhower stamp is a United States Postal Service regular issue stamp. It was issued between 1971 and 1974. The stamp comes in two color schemes, multicolor and deep claret. The deep claret version was also available on a vertical coil.
The postage stamp rate was 37 cents for the first ounce of mail from June 30, 2002, until Jan. 7, 2006. The stamp featured either a flag or antique toy on it when it was 37 cents.
Elvis Aaron Presley was born on Jan. 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi to poor working class parents. He was supposed to have a twin brother, but his twin, Jessie Garon, was stillborn.
According to NBC News, the postage rate for First Class mail increased to 41 cents on May 14, 2007; this was a 2-cent hike from previous years. NBC News states that this is the year the "forever" stamp was introduced.
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.
There is sometimes an unofficial "grace period" of 24 hours or so when the price of a first-class postage stamp is increased. However, any such grace period for the 41-cent stamp expired in 2008, when first-class postage was increased to 42 cents for one ounce.