Greetings from New York


Greetings from New York


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On 28 January 2014, UNPA will issue a “Greetings from New York” personalized stamp sheet. The sheet is composed of ten US$ 1.15 denominated stamps which feature various images from United Nations Headquarters in New York. The sheet was designed by Rorie Katz (United Nations).

The background of the sheet shows an image of the newly renovated Trusteeship Council Chamber taken in April 2013 (UN Photo/Rick Bajomas). The Chamber has been restored and updated with new Danish furniture, designed by the Danish design-duo Kasper Salto and Thomas Sigsgaard. The tabs of the stamps are images of the renovation process at UN Headquarters, New York. All photos are courtesy of the UN photo library.

The stamps images on the sheet represent the following (top left column and down, then right column and down).

Norman Rockwell Mosaic “The Golden Rule” – UN Photo/Milton Grant

Renovated ECOSOC Chamber – UN Photo/Mark Garten

Blue Helmet of United Nations Peacekeeping Forces– UN Photo/Saw Lwin

Renovated Security Council Chamber – UN Photo/JC Mcllwaine

José Vela-Zanetti mural of “Mankind’s Struggle for Lasting Peace” – UNPhoto/Lois Conner

Renovated Delegates’ Lounge – UN Photo/JC Mcllwaine

The Dag Hammarskjöld Library – UN Photo

View of the United Nations Headquarters – UN Photo

Flags of Member States on Opening Day of General Assembly – UN Photo/JC Mcllwaine

Mural by Fritz Glarner -“Relational Painting No. 90” – Gift of the Ford Foundation.- UN Photo/Lois Conner

The “Greetings from New York” stamp sheet will be provided to customers who have standing order requirements for New York generic personalized stamp sheets (Art. 93). All other customers can purchase this item on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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