What was postage rate in 2017?
– The rate for First-Class Mail Letters (1 oz.) is increasing from $0.47 to $0.49. – If using Metered Mail, the rate is decreasing from $0.465 to $0.46, making the Commercial Base (online postage) discount $0.03. – The rate for First-Class Mail Flats is increasing from $0.94 to $0.98.
Are 2017 postage stamps still good?
Short answer: no, they never expire, even though postage rates are increasing in 2020! They are valid forever as long as they can be validated as legitimate postage. This means if you put an old stamp that looks stained and ratty on a letter with tape, it will likely be rejected.
Can you use postage stamps from 2017?
Yes, Forever Stamps purchased from the Post Office (or another location) remain valid. You can still use Forever Stamps to mail a one-ounce First-Class Mail letter, even if purchased before January 22.
What did forever stamps cost in 2017?
Forever Stamps Historical Pricing: January 23, 2018: $0.50. January 22, 2017: $0.49. April 10, 2016: $0.47. January 26, 2014: $0.49.
How much is a 2016 stamp worth?
What Are The Changes? Here is a summary of the April 2016 postage rate updates: – First Class Mail Letters (1 oz.) rates will decrease from $0.49 to $0.47 when purchased at the Post Office.
Can I use 2017 Forever stamps in 2021?
As the name suggests, Forever Stamps can be used to mail a one-ounce letter regardless of when the stamps are purchased or used and no matter how prices may change in the future. Forever Stamps are always sold at the same price as a regular First-Class Mail stamp.
Do old postage stamps expire?
No, U.S. postage never expires; you can use existing stamps indefinitely. All postage stamps issued by the United States since 1860 are valid for postage from any point in the United States or from any other place where U.S. Mail service operates.