Title: Organization and Agencies of the U.N.
U.N. International Telecommunication Union
Has No Title
Stamp Serial#
756 
KPC#
C-500 
MICHEL#
783 
StanGib#
937 
Scott#
771 
Date of Issue
05/30/1971 
Quantity
500,000 
Denomination
10 won 
Design
U.N. International Telecommunication Union 
Designer
Kang Choon-whan 
Image Area
33mm*23mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5Ąż10 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printer
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Repubic of Korea 
Description
In honor of the competence and meritorious achievements accomplished by the United Nations, the Ministry of Communications is to issue on May 30, 1971, a king-size postage stamp comprising 25 kinds of ordinary-size stamps with each of which depicting the major organizations and special agencies of the world organization and Tae Geuk Ki, the national flag of the Republic of Korea, respectively.

During the period of April through June, 1945, delegates from 50 nations gathered in San Francisco and adopted the Charter of the U.N. Indeed, the U.N., which was officially inaugurated on October 24 the same year as the largest international organization in history, has contributed a great deal to the promotion of world peace and welfare of mankind. A total of 127 countries from throughout the world are affiliated with the U.N. as its members.

International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Established on May 17, 1865, ITU is one of the oldest international organizations, which is dedicated to the enhancement and promotion of international cooperation in the fields of broadcasting, telephone services and telecommunications through the realization of prompt exchange of information among world nations. It is also trying with might and main to enable all mankind of the world to receive maximum benefits and convenience through the improvement of equipment and facilities and by raising efficiency in the telecommunications work.