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Postage Stamps of the United States First Issued in 1969


Presidents:
Jan.1 - Jan. 20: Lyndon Baines Johnson · Jan. 20 - Dec.31: Richard M. Nixon
Postmaster Generals: Jan.1 - Jan. 22: W. Marvin Watson · Jan. 22 - Dec. 31:  Winton M. Blount

Domestic Letter Rate: 6¢ per oz · Postcard Rate: 5¢ · Air Mail Rate: 10¢ per oz.

 Commemorative Stamps of 1969
  
Regular Stamps of 1965-1978 "The Prominent Americans"
  
Designs, Designers and Engravers

  

   Plant for More Beautiful Cities

   Plant for More Beautiful Parks

   Plant for More Beautiful Highways

Scott 1365 - 6¢ Plant for More Beautiful Cities Scott 1365 - 6¢ Plant for More Beautiful Parks Scott 1367 - 6¢ Plant for More Beautiful Highways
Washington, D.C. - Jan. 16, 1969
 Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject 
Tagged - 102,570,000 issued
Washington, D.C. - Jan. 16, 1969
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject 
Tagged - 102,570,000 issued
Washington, D.C. - Jan. 16, 1969
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject 
Tagged - 102,570,000 issued

   Plant for More Beautiful Streets

   W. C. Handy (1873-1985)

   John Wesley Powell (1834-1902)

Scott 1368 - 6¢ Plant for More Beautiful Streets Scott 1372 - 6¢ W. C. Handy - Father of the Blues Scott 1374 - 6¢ John Wesley Powell - Explorer
Washington, D.C. - Jan. 16, 1969
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject 
Tagged - 102,570,000 issued
Memphis, TN - May 17, 1969
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject 
Tagged - 125,555,000 issued
Page, AZ - Aug. 1, 1969
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject 
Tagged - 133,100,000 issued


 American Legion - 50th Anniversary

Grandma Moses (1860-1961)

Apollo 8 Issue

Scott 1374 - 6¢ American Legion - 50th Anniversary Scott 1370 - 6¢ Anna Maty Robertson Moses - American Artist Scott 1371 - 6¢ Apollo 8 Issue
Washington, D.C. - March 15, 1969
  Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject
Tagged - 148,770,000 issued
Washington, D.C. - May 1, 1969
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject
Tagged - 139,475,000 issued
Houston, TX - May 5, 1969
   Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject
 Tagged - 187,165,000 issued

California Settlement - 200th Anniv. 

Dartmouth Case - 150th Anniversary 

Hope for the Crippled

Scott 1373 - 6¢ 200th Anniversary of the Settlement of California Scott 1380 - 6¢ 150th Anniversary  of the Dartmouth College Case Scott 1385 - 6¢ Hope for the Crippled Issue
San Diego, CA - July 16, 1969
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject 
Tagged - 144,425,000 issued
Hanover, NH - Sep. 22, 1969
Rotary Press - Perf 10½ x 11 - 200 Subject
Electric Eye Plates - Tagged - 124,075,000 issued
Columbus, OH - Nov. 20, 1969
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject 
Tagged - 124,565,000 issued


 Alabama Statehood Sesquicentennial

Botanical Congress - Douglas Fir

Botanical Congress - Lady's Slipper

Scott 1375 - 6¢ Alabama Statehood Sesquicentennial Scott 1376 - 6¢ Eleventh International Botanical Congress - Douglas Fir from the Northwest Scott 1377 - 6¢ Eleventh International Botanical Congress - Lady's Slipper from the Northeast
Huntsville, AL - Aug. 2, 1969
  Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject 
Tagged - 136,900,000 issued
Seattle, WA - Aug. 23, 1969
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject
 Tagged - 158,695,000 issued
Seattle, WA - Aug. 23, 1969
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject
Tagged - 158,695,000 issued

   Botanical Congress - Ocotillo

   Botanical Congress - Franklinia 

   Professional Baseball - 100th Anniv.

Scott 1378 - 6¢ Eleventh International Botanical Congress - Ocotillo from the Southwest Scott 1379 - 6¢ Eleventh International Botanical Congress - Franklinia from the Southeast Scott 1381 - 6¢ 100th Anniversary of Professional Baseball
Seattle, WA - Aug. 23, 1969
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject
 Tagged - 158,695,000 issued
Seattle, WA - Aug. 23, 1969
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject
 Tagged - 158,695,000 issued
Cincinnati, OH - Sep. 24, 1969
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject 
Tagged - 129,925,000 issued


 Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969)

William M. Harnett - American Artist

Scott 1383 - 6¢ Dwight David Eisenhower Scott 1386 - 6¢ William M. Harnett - American Artist
Abilene, KS - Oct. 14, 1969
  Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject 
Tagged - 138,976,000 issued
Boston, MA - Dec. 3, 1969
Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject
 Tagged - 124,729,000 issued

 
    Intercollegiate Football Centenary     1969 Christmas Issue
Scott 1382 - 6¢ Intercollegiate Football Centenary Scott 1384 - 6¢ 1969 Christmas Issue
New Brunswick, NJ  - Sep. 26, 1969
 Giori Press - Perf 11 - 200 Subject
Tagged - 129,860,000 issued
Christmas, FL  - Nov. 3, 1969
  Multicolor Huck - Perf 11x 10½ - Panes of 50
 Tagged - 114,853,000 issued

The Air Mail and Special Delivery Stamps of 1969
  
Giori Press - Perf 11 x 11 - 200 Subject Plates

10¢ First Man on the Moon Air Mail Stamp

45¢ Red, White and Blue Arrows- Special Delivery Stamp
Scott C76 - 10¢ First Man on the Moon Air Mail Stamp Scott E22 -   45¢ Red, White and Blue Arrows- Special Delivery

New York, NY - Nov. 21, 1969
Washington, D.C. - Sep. 9, 1969
128 Subject Plate - 4 Panes of 32 - 152, 364,800 issued
 
                                                                                                                                                      

  The following postage stamp varieties were first issued by the U.S. in 1969:
                                                                                                                                                      


Regular Issue:
  see also: Prominent Americans Issue

Scott 1338A 6¢ Flag Issue - Coil Stamp - Perf 10 Vertically - Tagged - May 30, 1969
Scott 1338Ab 6¢ Flag Issue - Imperforate Pair from Coil Stamp - Tagged
Scott 1338Aq 6¢ Flag Issue - Coil Stamp - Perf 10 Vertically - Tagging Omitted

Commemoratives:

Scott 1365 - 6¢ Azaleas with Capitol in Background  - Tagged - Designer: W. D. Richard - Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1365b 6¢ Azaleas with Capitol in Background - Tagging Omitted
Scott 1366 - 6¢ Daffodils with Washington Monument and Potomac - Tagged - Designer: W. D. Richard - Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1366b 6¢ Daffodils with Washington Monument and Potomac - Tagging Omitted
Scott 1367 - 6¢ Poppies and Lupines Decorating Highway - Tagged - Designer: W. D. Richard - Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1367b 6¢ Poppies and Lupines Decorating Highway - Tagging Omitted
Scott 1368 - 6¢ Blooming Crabapples Beautifying Avenue - Tagged - Designer: W. D. Richard - Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1368b 6¢ Blooming Crabapples Beautifying Avenue - Tagging Omitted
Scott 1369 - 6¢ American Legion, Veterans as Citizens - Eagle from Great Seal - Designer: R. Hallock - Engraver: J. S. Creamer
Scott 1369a 6¢ American Legion, Veterans as Citizens - Tagging Omitted
Scott 1370 - 6¢ "July Fourth" by Grandma Moses - Tagged - Designer: Robert J. Jones - Engraver: J. S. Creamer
Scott 1370a 6¢ "July Fourth" by Grandma Moses - Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between
Scott 1370b 6¢ "July Fourth" by Grandma Moses - Black and Prussian Blue Omitted
Scott 1370c 6¢ "July Fourth" by Grandma Moses - Tagging Omitted
Scott 1371 - 6¢ View of Earth from Moon - Tagged - Designer: Leonard E. Buckley - Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1372 - 6¢ Silhouette of W. D. Handy -  Designer: Bernice Kochan - Engraver:  E. P. Archer
Scott 1372a 6¢ Silhouette of W. D. Handy - Tagging Omitted
Scott 1373 - 6¢ Belfry in the Carmel Mission - Tagged -  Designer: Leonard E. Buckley - Engraver: J. S. Creamer
Scott 1373a 6¢ Belfry in the Carmel Mission - Tagging Omitted
Scott 1373b 6¢ Belfry in the Carmel Mission - Red Missing from a Color Misregistration
Scott 1374 - 6¢ Maj. Powell Canoeing the Colorado River in 1869 - Tagged - Designer: R. Wendelin - Engraver: J. S. Creamer
Scott 1374a 6¢ Maj. Powell Canoeing the Colorado - Tagging Omitted
Scott 1375 - 6¢ Camellia and Yellowhammer - Tagged - Alabama State Flower & Bird - Designer: B. Kochan - Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1375a 6¢ Camellia and Yellowhammer - Tagging Omitted
Scott 1376 - 6¢ Douglas Fir and Cone - Northwest - Tagged - Designer: Stanley Galli - Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1377 - 6¢ Lady's Slipper - Northeast  - Tagged - Designer: Stanley Galli - Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1378 - 6¢ Ocotillo - Southwest - Tagged  - Designer: Stanley Galli - Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1379 - 6¢ Franklinia - Southeast - Tagged  - Designer: Stanley Galli - Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1380 - 6¢ Daniel Webster and Dartmouth Hall - Tagged  - Designer: J. R. Scotford, Jr. - Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1381 - 6¢ Baseball Batter - Tagged  - Designer: Alex Ross - Engraver: J. S. Creamer, Jr.
Scott 1381a 6¢ Baseball Batter- Black Omitted
Scott 1382 - 6¢ Football Player and Coach - Tagged - Designer: Robert Peak - Engraver:  E. P. Archer
Scott 1382a 6¢ Football Player and Coach - Tagging Omitted
Scott 1383 - 6¢ Dwight David Eisenhower - Tagged  - Designer: Robert J. Jones - Engraver: E. R. Felver
Scott 1383a 6¢ Dwight David Eisenhower - Tagging Omitted
Scott 1383b 6¢ Dwight David Eisenhower - Blue Missing from Perforation Shift
Scott 1384 - 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" - Tagged  -  Designer: Steve Dohanos - Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1384b 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" - Imperforate Pair
Scott 1384c 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" - Light Green Omitted
Scott 1384d 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" - Light Green, Red and Yellow Omitted
Scott 1384e 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" - Yellow Omitted
Scott 1384f 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" - Tagging Omitted
Scott 1384g 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" - Red and Yellow Omitted
Scott 1384h 6¢ "Winter Sunday in Norway, Maine" - Light Green and Yellow Omitted
Scott 1385 - 6¢ Crippled Child Cured - Tagged  - Designer: Mark English - Engraver: E. P. Archer
Scott 1386 - 6¢ "Old Models" by William N. Harnett - Tagged  - Designer: Robert J. Jones - Engraver:  E. R. Felver

Air Mail:

Scott C76 -   10¢ First Man on the Moon Air Mail - Tagged - Designer: Paul Calle
Scott C76a - 10¢ First Man on the Moon Air Mail - Red Omitted
Scott C76b - 10¢ First Man on the Moon Air Mail - Tagging Omitted

Special Delivery:

Scott E22 -   45¢ Red, White and Blue Arrows- Special Delivery - Tagged - Designer: Norman Ives

 
                                                                                                                                                         

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