Starting January 27, 2013, in order to send a letter weight 1 oz. in America, a sender will need a stamp value at 46 cents. The price for an envelope containing a First-Class Mail will increase by one penny, compared to today’s price at 45 cents.
In January 2013, America’s Postal Service will also introduce a new 46 cent Forever stamps. The new type of stamp will let senders to mail a single envelope containing letters to any places in America. Although the price may increase in the future, the Forever stamps will last forever and will be good for sending an envelope containing a 1 oz. letter.
Also in January 2013, America’s Postal Service will make some adjustments for mailing to foreign countries. The Postal Service will introduce a new type of global Forever stamp. The new stamp has one set price of $1.10. This first-ever stamp for International mailing can be used to mail any letter to anywhere in the world.
(Images: left, USPS logo; right, Forever Stamp)