The cost of a postage stamp today is 49 cents. This is a 3 cent rate increase from 2013. The rate was increased as of Jan. 26, 2014. More »

According to Stamps.com, postage stamps can be purchased online and on-demand. Customers can calculate postage instantly and print the postage on envelopes, paper or labels. The postage should be properly affixed before ... More »

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The size of a standard U.S. postage stamp varies slightly, depending on whether the stamp is printed as part of a booklet or a roll. The Four Flags Forever stamp, printed as a booklet of 20 and issued in 2012, measures 0... More »

The cost of a first-class postage stamp was $0.05 in 1963. Adjusting for inflation, this price would equal $0.38 in 2012 dollars, which was 7.5 cents cheaper than the actual price of a stamp purchased in 2012. More »

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A first-class postage stamp in 1980 cost 15 cents, according to the United States Postal Service. This price was effective from May 29, 1978, until the rate increased to 18 cents on March 22, 1981. More »

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As of June 2014, the base rate of a U.S. first-class postage stamp is 49 cents. This rate applies to standard-sized mailings weighing 1 ounce or less. Twenty-one cents is added for each additional ounce. 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 »