Arago: Exhibits

UP

G is for "G" Stamp

G IS FOR "G" STAMP

From a series of non-denominated U.S. alphabet stamps issued in alphabetical order, to aid the transition to new postal rates in the United States.

The series solved the USPS's need to order stamps to meet new First-class letter rates before the Postal Rate Commission had approved a specific adjustment.

The first stamp {A} was issued in 1978, and the last {H} in 1998.

''G' Stamp' cinderella stamp

"G" Stamp Cinderella Stamp

Cover with precancelled stamp

1-cent Benjamin Franklin stamp with "G." precancel

The J.E. Williams Company of Glastonbury, Connecticut used this overprinted stamp to mail unsealed envelopes enclosing advertising fliers to potential customers. United States, c. 1879.