# 1 - 5¢ Franklin - First U.S. Postage Stamp

On July 1, 1847 Congress authorized our first prepaid postage stamps so that the sender, rather than the recipient, paid for the delivery of the letter. Our first Postmaster, Benjamin Franklin, was the first person in the world other than a head of state to be on a stamp. US Scott #1 5¢ Franklin

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