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2020 U.N. Stamp Program

Feb 27, 2020, 12 PM
The United Nations Postal Administration issued its 2020 Endangered Species stamps on Feb. 17. The $1.20 stamps for use from the post office at U.N. headquarters in New York City show a great hammerhead shark, Egyptian vulture, Andean flamingo and argali sheep.

Jan. 10, International Year of the Rat. Pane of 10 $1.20 stamps with se-tenant labels. Linn’s, Jan. 13, page 13.

Feb. 17, Endangered Species. Three se-tenant blocks of four stamps each ($1.20, 1.50fr, 0.90). Linn’s, March 9, page 12.

March 19, Hello Kitty and Global Goals. Three stamps ($1.20, 2fr, 1.80), each available in two souvenir sheets with different selvage designs; three booklets, each with six different souvenir sheets all with the same stamp ($1.20, 2fr, 1.80). Linn’s, April 6, page 14.

March 27, Act Now Climate Action, pane of 10 $1.20 stamps and 10 labels. Linn’s, April 13, page 12.

April 22, International Mother Earth Day/International Year of Plant Health. Three panes of 10 stamps each (55¢, $1.20, 1fr, 2fr, 0.85, 1.35). Linn’s, May 4, page 8.

*May 12, Definitive/Florence Nightingale 200th Anniversary, 1.35 stamp. Linn’s, June 1, page 14.

*May 18, Definitive/Eradication of Smallpox 40th Anniversary, 1.70fr stamp. Linn’s, June 1, page 14.

*May 29, International Day of U.N. Peacekeepers, pane of 10 $1.20 stamps and 10 labels. Linn’s, June 22, page 1.

*July 24, We are all in this together – COVID-19.

Aug. 20, Flags. Two se-tenant blocks of four $1.20 stamps each (flags of Bahrain, Belarus, Brazil, Cyprus, Dominica, Mauritania, Mongolia and Paraguay).

Sept. 4, World Heritage/Russia. Six stamps (55¢, $1.20, 1fr, 1.50fr, 0.90, 1.80) and three prestige booklets.

Oct. 2, Ovebria 2020. Pane of 10 1 stamps with se-tenant labels.

Oct. 20, U.N. Crypto Stamps, three souvenir sheets, each with a single stamp ($7.75, 8fr, 7).

Oct. 24, United Nations 75th Anniversary. Three souvenir sheets of two stamps each ($1.20, 2fr, 1.80).

Dec. 5, World Soil Day. Pane of 10 1 stamps with se-tenant labels.

Postponed to 2021, Sports for Peace/Tokyo Olympic Games. Six stamps (55¢, $1.20, 1fr, 1.50fr, 0.85, 0.90) and three souvenir sheets ($1.20, 2fr, 1.80).

Postponed to 2021, Expo 2020. Souvenir sheet with three stamps ($1.20, 2fr, 1.80).

 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.

*Asterisks precede entries with new or changed information. New/changed information is presented in bold italics.


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