2018 Flag Series

2018 Flag Series

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Description

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

On 12 January 2018, 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 2018 Flag folder will contain one single of each of the Flag Series stamps.

SHEET 54:

  • Lesotho – New flag issued in 2006
  • Libya – Flag design re-adopted in 2011
  • Mozambique – New flag issued in 1983
  • Romania – Flag design re-adopted in 1989

SHEET 55:

  • Rwanda – New flag issued in 2001
  • Seychelles – New flag issued in 1996
  • South Africa – New flag issued in 1994
  • Ukraine – Flag design re-adopted in 1992

Date of issue: 12 January 2018
Designer: Rorie Katz (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 54 – 352,000 stamps (22,000 sheets)
  • Sheet 55 – 352,000 stamps (22,000 sheets)