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Subject: How much are special stamps worth?
Date Posted: 9/3/2007 7:56 PM ET
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I have some forever stamps.  If I use them for something other than a first-class envelope, how much are they worth?  41 Cents?  If the postage goes up, are they worth more?

I also have some stamps marked "The 'G' rate make-up Stamp."  How much are those worth?



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Date Posted: 9/3/2007 8:10 PM ET
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Al, forever stamps are worth 41 cents for whatever you are mailing. (Please note that you cannot use these stamps to mail to a foreign country--stamp denomination must be printed on foreign mailings.) If postage goes up, they'll be worth whatever that cost would be.

The 'G' rate, Old Glory white background stamp is worth 32 cents. The 'G' rate Dove with olive branch stamp is worth 3 cents.

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Date Posted: 9/3/2007 11:31 PM ET
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You can use the forever stamps to send interntional  of course you are going have to use more then 1 stamp!

I got this straight from the horse mouth (in the case the USPS website)


Can the Forever Stamp be used for International Mail?

Any nondenominated stamps (except for those that bear unique markings, such as First-Class Presort, Nonprofit Org.) may be affixed to items that are sent to foreign countries. The postage value of such stamps

is linked to its appropriate domestic rate (e.g., the Lady Liberty and U.S. Flag stamp has a postage value of 39 cents). The postage value of the Forever Stamp is always the domestic First-Class Mail single-piece 1-ounce letter rate that is in effect on the day of use. Since the international postage rates are always higher than the comparable domestic rates, additional postage would have to be affixed.

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Date Posted: 9/4/2007 12:22 AM ET
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I just have to do this, I just hope it shows right.

Forever Stamp

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Date Posted: 9/4/2007 12:55 AM ET
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ROFL  too cute Sherry!!!!! Thanks!

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Date Posted: 9/4/2007 7:53 AM ET
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Seems I stand corrected about international mailing with that 'forever' stamp.

Shame on you, Sherry! (LOL)

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Date Posted: 9/4/2007 9:26 AM ET
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I loved the cartoon!  For stamps that don't have a price printed, you can go to the USPS website and there is a page which shows all of these stamps with pictures so that you can find yours and see how much it is worth.  I did that recently because I was using up old stamps for sending books.

It was also fun to see all of the other stamps.  It brings back memories :  )

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