What is the cost of a first class postage stamp?

Answer As of 2010, the cost of a first class postage stamp is $.44. This allows consumers to mail up to one ounce. For each additional ounce, the post office charges another $.17. If you want to order sta... Read More »

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PC Printing of Postage Stamps Vs. Machine Postage Stamp Printing?

People can't always get to the post office. Whether it is for business or personal use, many choose to print their postage from their homes or offices. The United States Postal Service (USPS) offer... Read More »

Who was on the first US postage stamp?

The first two federal postage stamps, a five-cent and a 10-cent stamp, were issued in 1847, according to the National Postal Museum. Created by engraving firm Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edison, the fi... Read More »

When was the first postage stamp used?

The United Kingdom issued the first pre-paid, adhesive postage stamp on May 6, 1840. The "Penny Black," and two-pence "Blue" were sold in sheets of 240. Each postage stamp included a portrait of Q... Read More »

What year did the first postage stamp come out?

According to the National Postal Museum, the first postage stamps were issued on July 1, 1847. A five-cent stamp was issued with a portrait of Benjamin Franklin. A 10-cent stamp was issued with a p... Read More »