1948 Postage Stamp Price in Today's Dollars

In the year 1948, American postage stamps cost $0.03.

This is equivalent to $0.32 in 2019 dollars.

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Equivalent of $0.03 in 1948:
Year
Amount
Yearly Inflation
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
$0.04
2.90%
1958
$0.04
1.76%
1959
$0.04
1.73%
1960
$0.04
1.36%
1961
$0.04
0.67%
1962
$0.04
1.33%
1963
$0.04
1.64%
1964
$0.04
0.97%
1965
$0.04
1.92%
1966
$0.04
3.46%
1967
$0.04
3.04%
1968
$0.04
4.72%
1969
$0.05
6.20%
1970
$0.05
5.57%
1971
$0.05
3.27%
1972
$0.05
3.41%
1973
$0.05
8.71%
1974
$0.06
12.34%
1975
$0.07
6.94%
1976
$0.07
4.86%
1977
$0.07
6.70%
1978
$0.08
9.02%
1979
$0.09
13.29%
1980
$0.10
12.52%
1981
$0.11
8.92%
1982
$0.12
3.83%
1983
$0.13
3.79%
1984
$0.13
3.95%
1985
$0.14
3.80%
1986
$0.14
1.10%
1987
$0.14
4.43%
1988
$0.15
4.42%
1989
$0.15
4.65%
1990
$0.16
6.11%
1991
$0.17
3.06%
1992
$0.18
2.90%
1993
$0.18
2.75%
1994
$0.19
2.67%
1995
$0.19
2.54%
1996
$0.20
3.32%
1997
$0.20
1.70%
1998
$0.21
1.61%
1999
$0.21
2.68%
2000
$0.22
3.39%
2001
$0.22
1.55%
2002
$0.23
2.38%
2003
$0.23
1.88%
2004
$0.24
3.26%
2005
$0.24
3.42%
2006
$0.25
2.54%
2007
$0.26
4.08%
2008
$0.27
0.09%
2009
$0.27
2.72%
2010
$0.28
1.50%
2011
$0.28
2.96%
2012
$0.29
1.74%
2013
$0.29
1.50%
2014
$0.30
0.76%
2015
$0.30
0.73%
2016
$0.30
2.07%
2017
$0.31
2.11%
2018
$0.32
1.91%
2019
$0.32
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