Symbols of Flight on a United Nations

Airmail Envelope

United Nations stamps are rich in their symbols; this airmail envelope is no exception. The design suggests the motion of a bird's wing in flight.

Image of UN Airmail envelope, UC8

We show the image of a cut-square above. This one shows the airmail boarder of the envelope, and a cancellation suggesting it was used in 1971. The envelope was first issued in 1969.


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