The U.S. postage rate for domestic First Class mail increased from 41 cents to 42 cents on May 12, 2008. That rate covers standard-size letters that weigh up to 1 ounce. The charge for additional ounces remained at 17 ce... More »

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The United States Postal Service regularly raises rates to account for inflation and increased costs, having raised it 20 times during the 20th century. Since 2006, the USPS has raised the rate for all types of mail almo... More »

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As of Aug. 19th, 2014, UK postage is not expected to increase in the near future. It already increased in 2014 after holding steady for two years since the prior increase. UK postage rates increased on March 31st, 2014. More »

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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. More »

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. More »

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In 1992, the cost of mailing a 1-ounce letter by first-class mail was 29 cents. The rate went into effect in February 1991 and remained until the end of 1994, according to the U.S. Postal Service. The non-denominated "F"... More »

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In 2010, the postage rate for a 1-ounce domestic letter was 44 cents. The 44-cent charge was instituted on May 11, 2009 and lasted until Jan. 22, 2012. More »

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