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 What person was on the first U.S. postage stamp?

Answer Two "first" postage stamps were issued at the same time, each with the likeness of a person. Benjamin Franklin was pictured on the 5-cent stamp, and George Washington graced the 10-cent stamp. The ... Read More »
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What was the world's first postage stamp?

The world's first adhesive postage stamp was the Penny Black of Great Britain and Ireland. Bearing a portrait of Queen Victoria, it was issued on May 1, 1840, coming into official service five days... Read More »
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What was the first song to be on a U.S. postage stamp?

The first song that was the subject of a U.S. postage stamp was "The Stars and Stripes Forever," which was featured on the 32-cent stamp issued in 1997. The only other song to be the subject of a s... Read More »
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What is the cost of a first class postage stamp?

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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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 »
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