UNEXPO 2021 Henry Gitner

Welcome to the United Nations Philatelists Inc.

The United Nations Philatelists, Inc. is an organization of philatelists devoted to the collection, study and exhibition of the issues of the United Nations Postal Administration, the postal history of the United Nations, the issues and postal history of its branches, specialized agencies and forerunners, as well as the world-wide topical issues that call attention to the United Nations, its agencies and programs.

In support of these activities UNPI issues a bi-monthly journal "The Journal of United Nations Philatelists", which is typically twenty-four pages long and keeps members informed about United Nations philately, including club activities and meetings, on-going research in and new items of philatelic interest to United Nations Philatelists.


The UNEXPO2021 Show in Bellefonte has been cancelled due to Covid.



The UNPI will holding a Regional meeting at Philatelic Show 2022 which will be happening April 29 - May 1, 2022 in Boxboro, MA.

The UNPI will be at the show with many exhibits and will host a slew of United Nations Philatelists Membership Meetings. Non members are welcome.

The Journal - Table of Contents for the current issue:
Volume 45, Number 5, October 2021, Whole Number 264
Article Title
Welcome to UNEXPO 20211
UNEXPO 2021 Program2
UNEXPO 2021 Exhibition33
UNEXPO 2021 Court of Honor4
UNEXPO 2021 Dealers and Clubs4
1920 League of Nations Straw Poll By B. Clement5
The United Nations before there was the United Nations, By Jeff Shapiro66
UN History on a Limited Budget By Fran Adams7
UN Postal Issues of 1951-55 used on Commercial Mail, By Ken Miller8
UN Stamps "On Piece", By Tim Bergquist9
United Nations Radio - QSL Cards By Fran Adams10
UNHCR, By Christophe Dahle11
ICAO Philately - The Firsts, By Albert Pelsser12
Collecting ITU Postal History, By B. Clement13
A Brief History of the UPU By Caroline Scannell15
Collecting World Health Organization By Larry Davidson17
World Heritage 202118
25th Anniversary CTBTO19
UNPI Public Auction #320
Cover Illustrations
Logo for UNEXPO 2021Front cover
UNEXPO 2021 Ribbons and MedalRear cover