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United States Stamps

Stamp collecting came into existence as soon as stamps themselves did. Before there were stamps, U.S. postage rates were extremely complex and costly for the American public. Letter rates were based on the number of sheets included and distance traveled, and they were often refused because the receiver had to pay delivery costs.

In order to make correspondence easier, Congress standardized postage rates in 1845. This made pre-payment possible, and innovative local postmasters began to issue their own Postmaster Provisional stamps between 1845-1847.

Congress authorized official U.S. postage stamps on March 3, 1847, and the Post Office Department issued its first stamps on July 1, 1847. The original 5-cent stamp pictured Benjamin Franklin, and the 10-cent stamp pictured George Washington... Read more

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Reader's Digest First Day Covers Collection

April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

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International First Day Covers Honoring America's Bicentennial

April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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A Lot of 2 First Day Covers - Board and Sleeve

April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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First Day Covers In Album

April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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First Day Covers In Album

April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

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First Day Covers In Album

April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

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First Day Covers In Album

April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

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First Day Covers In Album

April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

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First Day Covers In Album

April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

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20th C. Vintage Stamp Collection

April 30, 2017, 8:00 AM PST
Scottsdale, AZ, USA

$10 (2 bids)

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First Issue US Postage Stamps

April 30, 2017, 10:00 AM MST
Phoenix, AZ, USA

$12 (2 bids)

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Framed Norman Rockwell Classics Stamp Collection

April 30, 2017, 11:00 AM MST
Phoenix, AZ, USA

$20 (7 bids)

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EARLY PARCEL POST STAMP

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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EARLY TREASURY STAMP

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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1947 AIRPOST FIRST DAY COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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EARLY TREASURY STAMP

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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1949 GERMAN COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1938 CONSTITUTION FIRST DAY COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1956 UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS FIRST DAY COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1956 UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS FIRST DAY COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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EARLY PARCEL POST STAMP

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1956 INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS UNION FIRST DAY COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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1912 FLAG CANCEL COVER WITH CHRISTMAS CARD

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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1943 WORLD WAR 2 OVER RUN COUNTRY FIRST DAY COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1919 COVER WITH CHRISTMAS CARD INSIDE

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1949 WHITE PLAINS, NY. AIRMAIL COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1948 CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH FIRST DAY COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1949 FRENCH SOMALI COAST COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1946 TENNESSEE FIRST DAY COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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1949 FRENCH SOMALI COAST COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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EARLY POSTAGE STAMP

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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EARLY OFFICIAL STAMP

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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1937 VIRGIN ISLANDS GRANBY CACHET FIRST DAY COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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1913 BAVARIA, GERMANY FIRST DAY COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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1929 FIRST FLIGHT AIRMAIL COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1940 JUNEAU, ALASKA AIRMAIL COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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EARLY POSTAGE STAMP

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1922 ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR MASONIC COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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1931 FIRST FLIGHT AIRMAIL COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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PRESIDENT WASHINGTON PLATE BLOCK

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1928 INDIANA COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1932 FIRST FLIGHT AIRMAIL COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1950 AMERICAN BANKERS PLATE BLOCK

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1953 FIRST FLIGHT AIRMAIL COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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INTERNATIONAL POSTAL CONFERENCE AIRMAIL PLATE BLOCK

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1947 FIRST FLIGHT AIRMAIL COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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WASHINGTON SAVES HIS ARMY AT BROOKLYN PLATE BLOCK

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1947 HELICOPTER FIRST FLIGHT AIRMAIL COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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WORLD WAR 2 INDUSTRY AGRICULTURE PLATE BLOCK

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1938 FIRST FLIGHT AIRMAIL COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT PLATE BLOCK

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1953 FIRST FLIGHT AIRMAIL COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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PRESIDENT JEFFERSON PLATE BLOCK

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1946 POSTAGE DUE COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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WORLD WAR 2 FOR DEFENSE PLATE BLOCK

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1954 NEBRASKA FIRST DAY COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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JULIETTE GORDON LOW PLATE BLOCK

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1958 CONTINENTAL JET AIRMAIL COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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PRESIDENT WASHINGTON PLATE BLOCK

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

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1940 FIRST FLIGHT AIRMAIL COVER

April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM EST
Guilford, CT, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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