United Nations : 50th Anniversary of the United Nations


Issue date: 24/10/1995


Three booklets of 12 stamps showing humans of different peoples, i.e. faces of mankind, and containing four panes of three 32-cent stamps for New York (for Geneva: 30-cent stamps; for Vienna: 3-shilling stamps).

The booklet provides the history of the United Nations and describes its main organs, the Specialized Agencies and the Programmes. Stamps of prior UN issues are reproduced and are identical in the three booklets.


Front page of the UN New York booklet:


Page 20 of the booklet; shows UN Geneva 25-cent stamp: ICAO Safety in the Air, issued on 12 June 1978: