Title: Organization and Agencies of the U.N.
U.N. Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization
Has No Title
Stamp Serial#
757 
KPC#
C-503 
MICHEL#
786 
StanGib#
940 
Scott#
774 
Date of Issue
05/30/1971 
Quantity
500,000 
Denomination
10 won 
Design
U.N. Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization 
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 Maritime Consultation Organization (IMCO): IMCO, which was inaugurated on March 17, 1958, performs and carries out its duty of guaranteeing maritime safety, prevention of sea water pollution, standardization of loading units, and elimination of unnecessary restrictions imposed on countries or shipping companies with regard to maritime transportation and industry.