Archive for the ‘United Nations’ Category
The two stamps on the left were issued on June 5, 2015. They are part of the set “World Heritage – South East Asia” and commemorate the Borobudur Temple Compounds in Indonesia and the city of Luang Prabang in Laos.
The top right stamp is part of the “Roses” definitive set, which was issued on February 6, 2009. The bottom right stamp was issued on May 7, 1993.
See also: #310 United Nations 10/03/22
The left stamp is part of the definitive set, which was issued on January 28, 2008. It depicts the monument for Johann Strauss (1825 – 1899) in Vienna.
The stamp set on the right was issued on October 21, 2014. It is part of the “Endangered Species”-series. The stamps depict the humphead wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus), the great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), the giant oceanic manta ray (Manta birostris), and the American paddlefish (Polyodon spathula).
On October 16, 2013, I received this beautiful balloon post cover from Austria. It was posted at UN Vienna on September 30, then delivered by the balloon OE-ZVS, which started and landed in Pinkafeld on October 12, 2013.
Again the event was organised by the stamp collectors club BSV Pinkafeld. The sales revenue is used to aid the St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute.
See also: #600 United Nations 12/10/19
The attached UN stamp is cancelled with the first day cancel of September 5, 2012. It is part of the World Heritage set and commemorates the lakes of the Great Rift Valley, Kenya.
Again the balloon post event was organised by the stamp collectors club BSV Pinkafeld and the sales revenue is used to aid the St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute.
The special delivery took place in the course of the 22th balloon post event, which was organised by the stamp collectors club BSV Pinkafeld. The sales revenue is used to aid the St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute.
The stamp is part of a set, which was issued on July 1, 2011. It commemorates the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
The left stamp is an older definitive issued on November 19, 1976. The right stamp was issued on October 2, 2009, and commemorates the International Day of Non-Violence.
The left stamp (face value 0.75 €) is of the 2003 series “World Heritage
Sites” and depicts the Everglades in Florida; the right stamp (2.03 € face value) depicts the Kapitelschwemme in Salzburg (the horses’ watering place).