2017 Flag series

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2017 Flag series

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Product Description

Originally launched in 1980, the Flag Series was created to honour the Member States of the United Nations.

On 3 February 2017, UNPA will issue two sheets of 16 stamps consisting of eight new flag stamps. All of the flags issued have had flag design changes since they were first issued.

The 2017 Flag folder will contain one single of each of the Flag Series stamps.

SHEET 52:

  • Albania – New flag issued in 1992
  • Benin – New flag issued in 1990
  • Bulgaria – New flag issued in 1991
  • Comoros – New flag issued in 2002

SHEET 53:

  • Congo – New flag issued in 1991
  • Ethiopia – New flag issued in 1996
  • Georgia – New flag issued in 2004
  • Iraq – New flag issued in 2008

Date of issue: 3 February 2017
Designer: Sergio Baradat (United Nations)
Denomination: US$ 1.15
Stamp size: 40 mm x 30 mm
Stamps per sheet: 16 (2 sheets of 4 designs)
Printer: Lowe-Martin Group (Canada)
Process: Offset lithography
Perforation: 13.3
Quantities:

  • Sheet 52 – 352,000 stamps (22,000 sheets)
  • Sheet 53 – 352,000 stamps (22,000 sheets)

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