According to Hobbizine, a mint version of the 1938 Thomas Jefferson 3-cent stamp is valued at 40 cents as of September 2014. A used version of the stamp is valued at 20 cents.
Over 130 billion Thomas Jefferson stamps were printed from 1938 to 1939. The pale to dark violet stamps were widely used through the 1950s, since a single stamp could mail a first-class domestic envelope from July 1, 1932, until July 31, 1958. One 3-cent stamp also paid the international postcard fee, which was in effect from July 9, 1934, until July 31, 1958. The stamp also could be used in mailing letters to South America and Spain, which cost 3 cents per ounce between Oct. 4, 1932, through Oct. 31, 1953.Learn More
Most United States 3-cent stamps have a value of under $50 and often sell at between 65 and 90 percent of face value. The exceptions are rare stamps such as an 1851 3-cent stamp featuring a side-view portrait of George Washington.Full Answer >
According to Mystic Stamp Company, the 1984 Harry S. Truman 20-cent stamp has a used value of $0.15, with mint copies worth up $0.90. While popular among collectors, the stamp showing the 33rd president is readily available and not considered a rare find.Full Answer >
A stamp collection appraisal is when an individual who collects stamps takes his collection to be valued by an expert. Doing this can give the owner information if he wishes to sell or insure parts of the collection.Full Answer >
The 8 cent Eisenhower stamp is a United States Postal Service regular issue stamp. It was issued between 1971 and 1974. The stamp comes in two color schemes, multicolor and deep claret. The deep claret version was also available on a vertical coil.Full Answer >