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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 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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Postage stamps for domestic mail in 1967 were five cents per ounce. Stamps for cards and postcards were only four cents. These prices had been in effect since Jan. 7, 1963. More »

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According to the U.S. Postal Service, the price of a first-class postage stamp in the United States is 49 cents as of June 2014. This rate applies to standard-sized mail weighing 1 ounce or less. Letters weighing more th... More »

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