US 1949 'Airmail' 75th Anniv. of Universal Postal Union (U.P.U.) 15c. Scott. C43

US 1949 'Airmail' 75th Anniv. of Universal Postal Union (U.P.U.) 15c. Scott. C43

Series: 75th Anniversary of Universal Postal Union (U.P.U.)

Stamp details: Globe and Doves Carrying Messages

Issued date: 07-10-1949 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 15c.

Emission: Air Post

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): C43
Stanley Gibbons (UK): A985
Michel (Germany): 602
Yvert et Tellier (France): PA42

Dimensions (height x width):
26mm x 40mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Rotary press

Stamp Colors: Ultramarine
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Aviation, Aircraft, Transports, Map, U.P.U., Globe, Birds, Letter mail

Total print: 36,613,100 (estimate)

Description:- The Universal Postal Union, established by the Treaty of Bern of 1874, is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that coordinates postal policies among member nations, in addition to the worldwide postal system. The UPU contains four bodies consisting of the Congress, the Council of Administration (CA), the Postal Operations Council (POC) and the International Bureau (IB). It also oversees the Telematics and Express Mail Service (EMS) cooperatives. Each member agrees to the same terms for conducting international postal duties. The UPU's headquarters are located in Bern, Switzerland.