Current Price of a First Class Stamp
Last Price Increase: Jan. 26th, 2014 | Previous Price of a Stamp: 46 Cents »
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Welcome! Price of a Stamp is a simple reference site which keeps track of the current stamp price. Bookmark it if you find it handy — it’s always kept up with the most current info from the USPS.
The price of a stamp increased by three cents to 49 cents, effective January 26, 2014. Of course, if you own “forever” stamps, the value of your stamp goes up automatically when the rates increase, so there’s not much to worry about.
Stamps work with single-piece First-Class Mail — basically, a standard letter. If you’re using a common no. 10 envelope, your mail will be eligible for letter pricing. Letters can weight up to one ounce. Technically, letters must be a rectangle. They can be up to 6-1/8 inches high by 11-1/2 inches wide; but there are minimums too: 3-1/2 inches high x 5 inches wide. If these rules aren’t met, other charges can apply, so a single stamp won’t be enough to deliver your item.
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