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2018 U.N. Stamp Program | Linns.com

February 28, 2018 05:04 PM

  • On March 2, the United Nations Postal Administration issued the 25th set in its Endangered Species series. Hoodia, Malagasy painted mantella, Assam roofed turtle and zebra sea-horse are featured on the new 80¢ Endangered Species stamps for use from the post office at the Vienna International Center in Vienna, Austria.

*Jan. 12, Flags. Two se-tenant blocks of four $1.15 stamps each. Linn’s, Jan. 1, page 8. Scott New York 1179-1182 (flags of Lesotho, Libya, Mozambique, Romania); 1183-1186 (flags of Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Ukraine).

*Feb. 2, International Year of the Dog. Pane of 10 $1.15 stamps with se-tenant labels. Linn’s, Jan. 29, page 8. Scott New York 1187.

*March 2, Endangered Species. Three se-tenant blocks of four stamps each ($1.15, 1.50 francs,€0.80). Linn’s, Feb. 26, page 10. Scott New York 1188-1191; Geneva 646-649; Vienna 616-619.

April 6, World Health Day/World Health Organization 70th Anniversary. Six stamps (50¢, $1.15, 1fr, 2fr, €0.68, €1.70) and a souvenir card. Linn’s, April 2, page 12.

*May 3, Definitive/Universal Declaration of Human Rights. $2.50. Linn’s, April 23, page 10.

*May 17, Swiss National Philatelic Exhibition/NABA Lugano 2018. Pane of 10 1.50fr stamps with se-tenant labels. Linn’s, April 30, page 13.

*May 26, Shota Rustaveli’s A Knight in the Panther’s Skin. Pane of 10 €0.80 UNPA/Vienna stamps with se-tenant labels. Linn’s, May 14, page 12.

*May 29, Definitive/What Are You Doing For Peace. 65¢. Linn’s, May 28, page 8.

June 20, UNISPACE/50 Years After the First Global Conference in Outer Space. Six stamps (50¢, $1.15, 1fr, 1.50fr, €0.68, €0.80) and three souvenir sheets ($1.15, 2fr, 1.70).

July 18, Definitive/Nelson Mandela Day. 2fr.

*July 30, World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Pane of 10 0.80 UNPA/Vienna stamps with se-tenant labels.

Aug. 15, World Heritage/United Kingdom. Six stamps (50¢, $1.15, 1fr, 1.50fr, €0.68, €0.80) and three prestige booklets.

Sept. 21, Asian International Stamp Exhibition, Macau. Souvenir sheet with three stamps ($1.15, 2fr, €1.70).

Oct. 1, International Music Day/Musical Instruments. Three panes of 12 stamps each (50¢, 1fr, 0.68).

Oct. 2, Definitives/Knotted Gun. UNPA/New York 1¢, UNPA/Vienna €0.01,€ 0.02.

Nov. 23, Veronafil. Souvenir sheet with three stamps ($1.15, 2fr, €1.70).

Nov. 28, Thailand 2018 World Stamp Exhibition in Bangkok/World Soil Day. Souvenir sheet with three stamps ($1.15, 2fr, €1.70).


*Asterisks precede entries with new or changed information.

Details of each issue listed 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.