US 1949 'Airmail' 75th Anniv. of Universal Postal Union (U.P.U.) 25c. Scott. C44


US 1949 'Airmail' 75th Anniv. of Universal Postal Union (U.P.U.) 25c. Scott. C44


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

Stamp details: Boeing Stratocruiser and Globe

Issued date: 30-11-1949 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 25c.

Emission: Air Post

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): C44
Stanley Gibbons (UK): A986
Michel (Germany): 603
Yvert et Tellier (France): PA43

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

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

Stamp Colors: Pink carmine
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Aviation, Aircraft, Transports, Map, U.P.U., Globe

Total print: 16,214,100 (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.
Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Postal_Union