Title: Organization and Agencies of the U.N.
U.N. Universal Postal Union
Has No Title
Stamp Serial#
759 
KPC#
C-499 
MICHEL#
782 
StanGib#
936 
Scott#
770 
Date of Issue
05/30/1971 
Quantity
500,000 
Denomination
10 won 
Design
U.N. Universal Postal 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.

Universal Postal Union (UPU) : UPU was established on October 9, 1874. Its tasks and duties include the guaranteeing of the freedom of relaying by means of the formation of a unitary postal zone for the mutual exchange of mail, promotion of international cooperation in postal service, and arranging ways and means aimed at accelerating technical assistance and cooperation among world nations.