2011 U.N. Stamp Program

December 31, 2011 11:44 AM

  • This 30 Years of a World Living with AIDS stamp was issued on June 3, 2011, by the United Nations Postal Administration.

Feb. 4, Headquarters Buildings definitives. Six stamps (11¢, $5, 10 centimes, 50c, €1.25, €2.85). Linn's, Feb. 14, page 16. Scott New York 1020-21; Geneva 530-31; Vienna 481-82.

March 3, Coin and Flag. Three panes of eight stamps each (44¢, 85c, €0.65). Linn's, Feb. 28, page 10. Scott New York 1022a-h; Geneva 532a-h; Vienna 483a-h.

April 7, U.N. Working Dogs. Pane of 10 98¢ stamps showing U.N. emblem with se-tenant labels. Linn's, March 28, page 8. Scott New York 1023.

April 12, Human Space Flight 50th Anniversary. Three panes of 16 stamps (98¢, 50c, €0.35) and souvenir sheet with six stamps, two from each U.N. post office (44¢, 98¢, 85c, 1fr, €0.55, €0.65). Linn's, April 11, page 8. Scott New York 1024-25; Geneva 533-34; Vienna 484-45.

May 5, World Heritage/Nordic. Six stamps (44¢, 98¢, 85c, 1 franc, €0.62, €0.70). Linn's, May 2, page 12. Scott New York 1026-27; Geneva 535-36; Vienna 496-97.

May 5, Vienna International Center Personalized Panes. Pane of 20 se-tenant €0.62 stamps showing various views of the center with se-tenant labels that can be personalized; pane of 10 se-tenant €0.70 stamps showing artwork from the center with se-tenant labels that can be personalized. Linn's, May 9, page 10. Scott Vienna 486-95.

May 5, Vienna International Center Postal Stationery. Three UNPA/Vienna postal cards (€0.62, €0.70, €1.70); UNPA/Vienna €0.65 postal envelope (Scott Vienna U12) revalued to €0.70 and €1.40 postal envelope (U132) revalued to €1.70. Linn's, May 9, page 10. Scott Vienna UX19-21; U14-15.

June 3, 30 Years of a World Living With AIDS. Three self-adhesive, ribbon-shaped stamps (44¢, 1.30fr, €0.70). Linn's, May 30, page 1. Scott New York 1028; Geneva 537; Vienna 498.

July 1, U.N. Economic and Security Council/Education. Six stamps (44¢, 98¢, 1fr, 1.30fr, €0.62, €0.70) and souvenir card. Linn's, June 27, page 10. Scott New York 1029-30; Geneva 538-39; Vienna 499-500.

Sept. 7, Endangered Species. Three se-tenant blocks of four (44¢, 1fr, €0.70). Linn's, Sept. 5, page 1.

Oct. 13, International Year of Forests. Three panes of eight stamps each with se-tenant pairs (44¢, 98¢, 85c, 1.40fr, €0.62, €0.70). Linn's, Oct. 10, page 1.

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.