2012 U.N. Stamp Program

December 31, 2013 11:44 AM

  • This Autism Awareness stamp was issued by the United Nations Postal Administration on April 2, 2012.

Jan. 23, Chinese Lunar Calendar. ane of 10 $1.05 stamps with se-tenant labels that can be personalized. Linn's, Feb. 6, page 26. Scott New York 1037.

Jan. 23, Guided Tours. Pane of 10 UNPA/New York with 10 $1.05 stamps with different designs and se-tenant labels that can be personalized. Linn's, Feb. 27, page 37. Scott New York 1038.

Jan. 23, New York Headquarters Postal Stationery. Two 44¢ UNPA/New York postal envelopes (Scott U30-31) revalued to €0.45 and 98¢ aerogram (Scott UC29) revalued to €1.05. Linn's, Feb. 6, page 4. Scott New York U32-33, UC30.

Feb. 3, Coin and Flag. Three panes of eight stamps each (44¢, 85c, €0.70). Linn's, Feb. 13, page 17. Scott New York 1039a-h; Geneva 546a-h; Vienna 507a-h.

April 2, Autism Awareness. Three stamps ($1.05, 1.40 francs, €0.70). Linn's, March 26, page 1. Scott New York 1040-41; Geneva 547-48; Vienna 508-09.

April 12, Essen Stamp Show. Pane of 10 UNPA/Vienna €0.70 stamps with se-tenant labels. Linn's, April 9, page 18. Scott Vienna 510.

April 19, Endangered Species. Three se-tenant blocks of four (45¢, 1fr, €0.70). Linn's, April 16, page 1. Scott New York 1042-45; Geneva 549-52; Vienna 511-14.

June 1, Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development. Three stamps ($1.05, 1.40fr, €0.70) and Tinker Bell, Ambassador of Green, two $1.05 stamps in pane of 10 with se-tenant labels. Linn's, June 4, page 16. Scott New York 1046-48; Geneva 553; Vienna 515.

Aug. 17, Sport for Peace/London Olympic Games. Six panes of nine stamps (45¢, $1.05, 1fr, 1.40fr, €0.62, €0.70), three souvenir sheets ($1.05, 1.40fr, €0.70) and souvenir card. Linn's, Aug. 13, page 16. Scott New York 1049-50; Geneva 554-55; Vienna 516-17; SC67.

*Sept. 5, World Heritage/Africa. Six stamps (45¢, $1.05, 85c, 1fr, €0.62, €0.70). Linn’s, Sept. 3, page 14. Scott New York 1051-52; Geneva 556-57; Vienna 518-19.

*Oct. 11, Indigenous People. Three panes of six designs each (45¢, 85c, €0.70). Linn’s, Oct. 8, page 16. Scott New York 1053; Geneva 558; Vienna 520.

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 of Linn'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.