1926 Postage Stamp Price in Today's Dollars

In the year 1926, American postage stamps cost $0.02.

This is equivalent to $0.28 in 2019 dollars.

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Equivalent of $0.02 in 1926:
Year
Amount
Yearly Inflation
1926
$0.02
-1.12%
1927
$0.02
-2.26%
1928
$0.02
-1.16%
1929
$0.02
0.58%
1930
$0.02
-6.40%
1931
$0.02
-9.32%
1932
$0.02
-10.27%
1933
$0.01
0.76%
1934
$0.01
1.52%
1935
$0.01
2.99%
1936
$0.02
1.45%
1937
$0.02
2.86%
1938
$0.02
-2.78%
1939
$0.02
0.00%
1940
$0.02
0.71%
1941
$0.02
9.93%
1942
$0.02
9.03%
1943
$0.02
2.96%
1944
$0.02
2.30%
1945
$0.02
2.25%
1946
$0.02
18.13%
1947
$0.02
8.84%
1948
$0.03
2.99%
1949
$0.03
-2.07%
1950
$0.03
5.93%
1951
$0.03
6.00%
1952
$0.03
0.75%
1953
$0.03
0.75%
1954
$0.03
-0.74%
1955
$0.03
0.37%
1956
$0.03
2.99%
1957
$0.03
2.90%
1958
$0.03
1.76%
1959
$0.03
1.73%
1960
$0.03
1.36%
1961
$0.03
0.67%
1962
$0.03
1.33%
1963
$0.03
1.64%
1964
$0.03
0.97%
1965
$0.03
1.92%
1966
$0.04
3.46%
1967
$0.04
3.04%
1968
$0.04
4.72%
1969
$0.04
6.20%
1970
$0.04
5.57%
1971
$0.04
3.27%
1972
$0.05
3.41%
1973
$0.05
8.71%
1974
$0.05
12.34%
1975
$0.06
6.94%
1976
$0.06
4.86%
1977
$0.07
6.70%
1978
$0.07
9.02%
1979
$0.08
13.29%
1980
$0.09
12.52%
1981
$0.10
8.92%
1982
$0.11
3.83%
1983
$0.11
3.79%
1984
$0.11
3.95%
1985
$0.12
3.80%
1986
$0.12
1.10%
1987
$0.12
4.43%
1988
$0.13
4.42%
1989
$0.13
4.65%
1990
$0.14
6.11%
1991
$0.15
3.06%
1992
$0.15
2.90%
1993
$0.16
2.75%
1994
$0.16
2.67%
1995
$0.17
2.54%
1996
$0.17
3.32%
1997
$0.18
1.70%
1998
$0.18
1.61%
1999
$0.18
2.68%
2000
$0.19
3.39%
2001
$0.19
1.55%
2002
$0.20
2.38%
2003
$0.20
1.88%
2004
$0.21
3.26%
2005
$0.21
3.42%
2006
$0.22
2.54%
2007
$0.23
4.08%
2008
$0.23
0.09%
2009
$0.23
2.72%
2010
$0.24
1.50%
2011
$0.24
2.96%
2012
$0.25
1.74%
2013
$0.26
1.50%
2014
$0.26
0.76%
2015
$0.26
0.73%
2016
$0.26
2.07%
2017
$0.27
2.11%
2018
$0.28
1.91%
2019
$0.28
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