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The United Nations is the only international organization which is entitled to publish and use its own stamps, this right being based on agreements with the governments of Austria, Switzerland and the United States. These stamps are available to all stamp collectors worldwide, but can be used only for mailings from the UNPA Post offices at UN Headquarters in New York, at the United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG) in the Palais des Nations and at the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV). Orders for stamps or postcards and envelopes with printed postage stamps in mint condition may be addressed to the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) in New York, Geneva and Vienna or may be made online at the UNPA homepage. The New York office is responsible for all stamp orders originating from countries outside Europe, the UNPA offices in Vienna is in charge of European orders.

Keywords: New York; stamps; United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA)



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