1966 UNESCO 20th Anniversary

Omnibus Commemorative Issue

Date: 1st December 1966
Stamps: 4d education, 1/3 science, 2/- culture

Official First Day Cover

Cachet: Official First Day Cover U.N.E.S.C.O. 20th Anniversary 1946-1966
Stamped Cachet: 20th ANNIVERSARY OF U. N. E. S. C. O. 1946-1966 OMNIBUS COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE FIRST DAY COVER, DECEMBER 1, 1966

1966 20th Anniversary UNESCO FDC

CDS: HAMILTON BERMUDA -1DEC66
Address: Mrs Paschal, GPO

1966 20th Anniversary UNESCO FDC

CDS: HAMILTON BERMUDA -1DEC66D
Address: Mr G. E. Inskeep, 11 Westmeath Avenue, Leicester, England

Other variants

1966 20th Anniversary UNESCO 4d FDC

CDS: HAMILTON BERMUDA -1DEC66D
Address: G. Barber Esq., 172, Brooklands Road, Sale, Cheshire, England

About the Omnibus issue

Key facts

Designer/Engraver: Jennifer Toombs
Printers: Harrison & Sons Ltd
Process: Lithography
Perforation: 14
Watermark: Multiple St Edward’s Crown Block CA (sideways)

Issuing territories: 27 common design and ?? local designs
Number of stamps: 84 common designs. Total of 110 stamps and 1 souvenir sheet

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialised agency of the United Nations (UN). Its purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the UN Charter.

Standard issue – list of issuing territories

  1. Antigua
  2. Ascension
  3. Bahamas
  4. Barbados
  5. Bermuda
  6. British Solomon Islands
  7. Brunei
  8. Cayman Islands
  9. Dominica
  10. Gibraltar
  11. Gilbert & Ellice Islands
  12. Grenada
  13. Hong Kong
  14. Mauritius
  15. Montserrat
  16. New Hebrides Condominium (2 sets English and French)
  17. Pitcairn Islands
  18. St Helena
  19. St Kitts Nevis
  20. St Lucia
  21. St Vincent
  22. Seychelles
  23. South Arabia
  24. Swaziland
  25. Tristan da Cunha
  26. Turks and Caicos Islands
  27. Virgin Islands

Local design – list of issuing territories

  1. Unknown

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