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2017 U.N. Stamp Program

March 18, 2017 08:15 AM

  • Ballet was among the dances featured on the United Nations Postal Administration's March 23, 2017, International Dance issue.

*Jan. 13, International Year of the Rooster. Pane of 10 $1.15 stamps with se-tenant labels. Linn’s, Jan. 30, page 16.

Feb. 3, Flags. Two se-tenant blocks of four $1.15 stamps each. Linn’s, Jan. 2, page 16; March 6, page 14.

*March 20, International Day of Happiness/The Smurfs. Pane of 10 $1.15 stamps with se-tenant labels.

*March 23, International Dances. Six stamps in sheets of six (49¢, $1.15, 1 franc, 1.50fr, 0.68, 0.80). Linn’s, March 27, page 16.

*March 30, 34th Asian International Stamp Exhibition in Melbourne, Australia. Souvenir sheet with three stamps in different currencies ($1.15, 2fr, 1.70).

*April 13, Postal Stationery. 49¢ postal envelope in two sizes.

*May 11, Endangered Species. Three se-tenant blocks of four stamps each ($1.15, 1.50fr, 0.80), joint issue with Romania.

*June 5, World Environment Day/ United Nations Environment Programme 45th Anniversary/Beautiful Landscapes of Canada. Six stamps (49¢, $1.15, 1fr, 2fr, 0.68, 1.70) and a souvenir card.

June 21, International Day of Yoga. Pane of 10 $1.15 stamps with se-tenant labels that can be personalized.

*Aug. 3, World Heritage/Silk Road. Six stamps (49¢, $1.15, 1fr, 1.50fr, 0.80, 1.70) and three prestige booklets.

*Sept. 21, International Day of Peace. Six stamps (49¢, $1.15, 1fr, 2fr, 0.68, 1.70) and three souvenir sheets ($1.15, 2fr, 1.70).

*Oct. 16, World Food Day. Six stamps (49¢, $1.15, 1fr, 1.50fr, 0.68, 0.80).

*Oct 27, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Translation. Souvenir sheet with three stamps in different currencies ($1.15, 2fr, 1.70).

*November, Paris or Verona Stamp Show. Souvenir sheet with three stamps (1.70).

U.N. stamps are issued for use at U.N. headquarters in New York City; the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland; and the Vienna International Centre, Austria.

*Asterisks precede entries with new or changed information.

Details of each issue listed in this program are given in the cited issues of Linn’s.

INFORMATION FROM THE U.N. POSTAL ADMINISTRATION

United Nations stamps in U.S. denominations are valid for postage only if mailed at United Nations Headquarters in New York City.

Stamps in Swiss franc denominations are valid for postage only if mailed at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.

Stamps in euro denominations are valid for postage only if mailed at the Vienna International Centre, Austria.