2001 U.N. Stamp Program

December 31, 2002 11:40 AM

  • This Climate Change stamp was issued by the United Nations Postal Administration on Nov. 16, 2001.

Jan. 9, Aerogram. 1997 50¢ aerogram surcharged to 70¢. Scott New York UC22. Linn's, Jan. 29, page 11.

Feb. 1, Endangered Species. Three se-tenant blocks of four (34¢, 90 centimes, 7 schilling/0.51 euros). Scott New York 789-92a; Geneva 367-70a; Vienna 284-87a. Linn's, Feb. 5, page 1.

March 29, International Year of Volunteers. Six stamps (34¢, 80¢, 90c, 1.30 francs, 10s/0.72e, 12s/0.87e) and a souvenir card. Scott New York 793-94; Geneva 371-72; Vienna 288-89. Linn's, March 26, page 14.

May 25, Flags. Eight 34¢ Flag stamps, in two blocks of four. Scott New York 795-802. Linn's, May 21, page 2.

May 25, Definitives. 7¢, 34¢ showing a sunflower and rose. Scott New York 803-04. Linn's, May 21, page 2.

May 25, Postal Stationery. 34¢ postal envelope (small and large sizes), 70¢ postal card, 70¢ aerogram. Scott New York U14-15, UX22, UC23. Linn's, May 21, page 2.

Aug. 1, World Heritage/Japan. Six stamps (34¢, 70¢, 1.10fr, 1.30fr, 7s/0.51e, 15s/1.09e) and three prestige booklets each with 24 stamps, 12 each of two denominations (5¢, 20¢, 10c, 30c, 1s/0.07e, 2s/0.14e). Scott New York 805-07; Geneva 373-75; Vienna 290-92. Linn's, July 23, page 1.

Sept. 18, Dag Hammarskjold. Three stamps (80¢, 2fr, 7s/0.51e). Scott New York 808; Geneva 376; Vienna 293. Linn's, Sept. 17, page 1.

Oct. 18, United Nations Postal Administration 50th Anniversary. Six stamps (34¢, 80¢, 90c, 1.30fr, 7s/0.51e, 8/0.58e) and three souvenir sheets ($2, 3.10fr, 28s/2.04e). Scott New York 809-11a; Geneva 377-79b; Vienna 294-96b. Linn's, Oct. 15, page 52.

Nov. 16, Climate Change. Three se-tenant strips of four (34¢, 90c, 7s/0.51e). Scott New York 812-15a; Geneva 380-83a; Vienna 297-300a. Linn's, Nov. 26, page 2.

Dec. 10, Nobel Peace Prize. Three panes of 12 (34¢, 90c, 7s/0.51e). Scott New York 816; Geneva 384; Vienna 301. Linn's, Dec. 10, page 1; Dec. 31, page 2.

The United Nations issues stamps in U.S., Swiss and Austrian currency: U.S. values are used at U.N. Headquarters, New York, N.Y.; Swiss values (centimes and Swiss francs) at U.N. Palais des Nations, Geneva; and the euro at the Vienna International Center, Vienna. The U.N. Postal Administration levies a minimum postage and handling charge of $3 per order.

Full details of each issue listed in the program will be given in news stories throughout the pages ofLinn's. Reference to the date and page of Linn's where those stories appeared is given at the end of each entry. Tentative Scott catalog numbers are reported as received.

Additional information is available from: U.N. Postal Administration, Box 5900, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10017, or 800-234-8672.