United States Stamp Values


Wondering what your old U.S. stamps are worth? The Hobbizine United States Stamp Value Guide provides market prices for stamps in both mint and used condition. More than a simple price list or catalogue, the guide’s extensive illustrations and commentary make it an invaluable reference tool for stamp identification and United States postal history. The prices found here are derived from numerous sources such as dealer price lists, advertisements in philatelic publications, and public auction results. Use the value given as a guideline for evaluating the reasonableness of dealer prices, setting up trades with other collectors, and estimating the worth of your collection.

1800s

1847-1857 America's First Stamps

1861-1869 Civil War Era and the 1869 Pictorials

1870-1875 The Banknote Stamps Part I
The stamps of the National and Continental Banknote Companies.

1870-1875 The Banknote Stamps Part II
The stamps of the American Banknote Company.

1893 The Columbians
The first commemorative series in the US.

1894-1898 The Bureau Issues
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing takes over US stamp production.

The 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exhibition

1900s

1901-1907 Regular and Commemorative Issues
Inlcudes Pan-American, Lousiana Purchase, and Jamestown Commemoratives

1908-1909 Regular and Commemorative Issues
Includes Washington-Franklins

1910s

1910-1914 Regular and Commemorative Issues
Includes Washington-Franklins and the Panama-Pacific series

1912-1914 Regular Issues
Includes Washington-Franklins

1914-1916 Regular Issues
Includes Washington-Franklins

1916-1917 Regular Issues
Includes Washington-Franklins

1918-1920 Regular and Commemorative Issues
Includes Washington-Franklins and the Victory Issue

1920s

1920-1922 Commemoratives and Regular Issues
Includes the Pilgrim Tercentenary.

1923 Commemoratives and Regular Issues
Includes the Warren G Harding Memorial.

1924-1926 Commemoratives and Regular Issues
Includes Huguenot-Walloon Tercentenary, Lexington-Concord Issue, and Norse-American Centennial.

1927-1929 Commemoratives

1929 Kansas Nebraska Overprints

1930s

1930-1931 Commemoratives and Regular Issues

1932-1933 Commemoratives and Regular Issues
Includes the Washington Bicentenial.

1934-1935 Regular and Commemorative Issues
Includes National Parks and Farley Special Printings.

1936-1937 Commemorative Issues
Includes the Army-Navy Series.

1938-1939 Regular and Commemorative Issues
Includes the Prexies.

1940s

1940 Famous Americans Series

1940-1944 Commemoratives
Includes the 1944 Overrun Nations Flag stamps.

1944-1947 Commemoratives

1948-1949 Commemoratives

1950s

1950-1953 Commemoratives

The Liberty Series of 1954-1968
Also includes the Liberty Coils through 1980

1954-1956 Commemoratives

1957-1959 Commemorative Issues

1960s

1960-1961 Commemorative Issues
Includes the American Credo and Civil War Centennial Series

1962-1963 Commemorative and Regular Issues

1964-1965 Commemorative Issues

1965-1981 Prominent Americans Series

1966-1967 Commemorative Issues
Includes Accomplishments in Space

1968-1969 Commemorative and Regular Issues
Includes the Airlift for Servicmen Stamp and Historic Flag Series

1970s

1970-1971 Commemorative and Regular Issues
Includes the Airlift for Servicmen Stamp and Historic Flag Series

1972-1973 Commemorative and Regular Issues
Includes Colonial Craftsmen and Rural America Series

1974-1975 Commemorative Issues
Includes Mineral Heritage and Continental Congress Series

1975-1981 The Americana Series

Airmail

1918-1948 Airmail Issues
Includes Curtiss Jenny and Graf Zeppelin

1949-1969 Airmail

1971-1985 Airmail

Postage Due

1879-1897 Postage Due

1910-1931 Postage Due

1931-1985 Postage Due



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