2006 U.N. Stamp Program
Jan. 8, Provisional postal stationery. Two 2003 37¢ envelopes surcharged to 39¢ and a 2001 70¢ air-letter sheet surcharged to 75¢, Scott New York U20-21; UC24.
Feb. 3, Flags in Heart. One definitive stamp (25¢); Linn's, Jan. 30, page 1; Scott New York 896.
Feb. 3, Indigenous Art. Three panes with six designs each on the theme of musical instruments (37¢, 90 francs, 0.51 euros); Linn's, Jan. 30, page 1; Scott New York 897a-f; Geneva 452a-f; Vienna 375a-f.
Feb. 3, Armillary Sphere. One definitive stamp with hologram (1.30fr); Linn's, Jan. 30, page 1; Scott Geneva 451.
March 6, U.N. Emblem, Headquarters Scenes and Sculpture. Ten stamps: five se-tenant 39¢ stamps in panes of 20 and with 20 se-tenant tabs that can be personalized with a photograph; and five 84¢ stamps showing sculptures from U.N. offices in New York, Geneva and Vienna in panes of 10 with 10 se-tenant tabs that can be personalized, New York; both panes also available with preprinted labels; Linn's, April 24, page 20; Scott New York 898-902; 903-07.
March 16, Endangered Species. Three se-tenant blocks of four (39¢, 1fr, 0.55e); Linn's, March 13, page 1; Scott New York 908-11; Geneva 453-56; Vienna 376-79.
April 10, War and Peace. Pane of 10 75¢ stamps with the design of a peace dove and with 10 se-tenant tabs that can be personalized with a photograph; also available with a preprinted label; Linn's, June 5, page 31; Scott New York 912.
May 27, Day of Families. Six stamps (39¢, 84¢, 1fr, 1.30fr, 0.55e, 1.25e); Linn's, June 5, page 22; Scott/New York 913-14; Geneva 457-58; Vienna 380-81; souvenir card SC61, with Washington 2006 emblem, SC62.
May 28, Sculpture. Five 84¢ stamps showing U.N. sculptures in pane of 10 with se-tenant tabs that can be personalized with a photograph; also available in panes with preprinted labels showing Washington, D.C., buildings and the logo of the Washington 2006 world philatelic exhibition; Linn's, May 8, page 34.
June 17, World Heritage/France. Six stamps (39¢, 84¢, 1fr, 1.30fr, 0.55e, 0.75e) and three prestige booklets each with 24 stamps, 12 each of two denominations (5¢, 15¢, 10 centimes, 20c, 0.25e, 0.30e), and related text; Linn's, June 19, page 40; Scott/New York 915-17; Geneva 459-61; Vienna 382-84.
Sept. 21, My Dream for Peace One Day. Six stamps (39¢, 84¢, 85c, 1.20fr, 0.55e, 1e) designed by children for Lions Clubs International poster contest; Linn's, Oct. 9, page 12; Scott/New York 918-19; Geneva 462-63; Vienna 385-86.
Sept. 21, U.N. Emblem. One 84¢ stamp showing the U.N. emblem in pane of 10 with se-tenant preprinted labels showing artwork by Toshiro Sawanuki; Linn's, Nov. 27, page 2.
Oct. 5, Coin and Flags. Three panes of eight stamps each (84¢, 1fr, 1e); Linn's, Oct. 2, page 18, Scott/New York 920a-h Geneva 464a-h; Vienna 387a-h.
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 ofLinn'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.
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