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UN EXPO 17

Exhibits for Members of United Nations Philatelists, Inc (UNPI)

One Frame and Multi-Frame Exhibits


TitleThe United Nations General Assembly Issues of France - 1948
ExhibitorGreg Galletti
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThe Exhibit is a tradition study of the two commemorative issues prepared by the French PTT in honor of Paris hosting the United Nations General Assembly meeting.
Highest AwardGold





TitleAuxiliary Markings On United Nations New York FDCs Sent To Domestic United States Addresses.
ExhibitorLarry Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionAuxiliary Markings On United Nations New York FDCs Sent To Domestic United States Addresses.
Highest AwardLarge Vermeil





TitleThe Postal History Of The League Of Nations And International Labor Organization
ExhibitorGreg Galletti
Frames(Pages)6(72)
DescriptionThe following exhibit presents a study of service mail of the League of Nations (League, SdN, or LoN) and International Labor Organization (BIT or ILO). The subject was chosen for its historical significance as well as difficulty in material acquisition. Although many 20th century Swiss postal rates and usages are common, finding actual usages on service mail of these international organizations can be a challenge.





TitleU.N. Forerunner Metered Mail 1945-1951
ExhibitorGreg Galletti
Frames(Pages)1(12)
DescriptionThis traditional style exhibit focuses on the United Nations (U.N.) meter machines used by the international organization prior to the issuance of its own postage stamps in 1951. This pre-stamp period, from June 1945 thru opening of the U. N. Postal Administration in October 1951, is commonly referred to as the U.N. forerunner period.





TitleA History Of United Nations Collecting
ExhibitorGreg Galletti
Frames(Pages)5(80)
DescriptionA History Of United Nations Collecting





TitleLeague of Nations Marcophily - International Conferences and Meetings
ExhibitorGreg Galletti
Frames(Pages)1(12)
DescriptionThis is a Postal History Study of the various special cancellation types used by the League of Nations (League) on official service mail and presentation items during special international conferences sponsored by or related to the League, as well as, League Council meeting outside of Geneva, Switzerland.





TitleThe League of Nations - The War Years
ExhibitorGreg Galletti
Frames(Pages)5(60)
DescriptionThis postal history exhibit is a study of the changes to the postal systems used for League of Nations mail as a result of significant world events just prior to, during, and directly following World War II. Topics including development of and alterations to postal routes, impact on postal rates for various forms of mail service such as surface and airmail, and a study of postal markings including censorship and service interruptions due to the war.





TitleThe World's Capital - The United Nations Headquarters
ExhibitorGreg Galletti
Frames(Pages)5(10)
DescriptionThis Display Class exhibit is a historical study of the development of the United Nations (UN) Headquarters. From the struggles of the fledgling organization at temporary sites to the agreement for a permanent headquarters on Manhattan's East Side, the exhibit takes us on a unique journey into the events that created the UN as we know it today.





TitlePostal Stationery of the United Nations Temporary Executive Authority (UNTEA)
ExhibitorKenneth Grant
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit shows the postal statio-nery produced for the United Nations Temporary Executive Authority for use in western New Guinea during the UN's mission in that disputed territory.
Highest AwardSilver





TitleUN Trade Conference in Havana, 1947-48
ExhibitorBlanton Clement, Jr.
Frames(Pages)1(12)
DescriptionThis early conference of the United Nations had the key objective of expanding international production, trade and consumption of goods. The expected result from the Conference was to establish an International Trade Organization. The Conference was attended by representatives of 56 governments.
Highest AwardGold





TitleAtlantic Meeting - Rooselvelt and Churchill in Newfoundland - 1941
ExhibitorFran Adams
Frames(Pages)1(12)
DescriptionThis thematic exhibit documents the 'Atlantic Meeting' of 1941 between U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill.
Highest AwardLarge Gold
 Grand Award





TitleLeague of Nations Marcophily
ExhibitorGreg Galletti
Frames(Pages)1(12)
DescriptionThis is a Postal History Study of the various cancellation types used by the League of Nations (League) on official service mail during its existence in Geneve, Switzerland from 1920 - 1947.
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleThe League of Nations and the Refugee Problem
ExhibitorGreg Galletti
Frames(Pages)1(12)
DescriptionThis is a display class exhibit on the League of Nations and its role in supporting efforts to aid refugees following World War One and the residual hostilities that affected millions in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
Highest AwardGold





TitleMorocco's 1962 Anti-Malaria set for 'The World United Against Malaria' Campaign
ExhibitorLarry Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis traditional exhibit will present the story of Morocco's anti-malaria set issued in 1962 from production to commercial uses.
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleThe United Nations First Issue 1¢ Stamp and Its First Day - Solo Use
ExhibitorTony Dewey
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis is a 1-frame 'Traditional' First Day exhibit of the 1¢ stamps of the first issue of the United Natios - with a twist. Only solo usages of the stamp, on First Day covers, or on commercial mail, will be shown.
Highest AwardGold, UNPI President's Award, Single Frame Grand, Curtis B. Patterson Award





TitleToward United Nations
ExhibitorFran Adams
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThe Five Cent Commemorative Issue Of 1945
Highest AwardGold, Single Frame Reserve Grand





TitleThe Charter of the United Nations
ExhibitorFran Adams
Frames(Pages)1(12)
DescriptionA Document for World Peace - San Francisco, 1945
Highest AwardGold, UNPI Gold, Grand (NTSS 2009), ATA Single Frame Merit





TitleThe Atlantic Charter - Roosevelt and Churchill at Placentia Bay, 1941
ExhibitorFran Adams
Frames(Pages)1(3)
Description(Single Row Exhibit)





TitleUnited Nations First Issue
ExhibitorDick Powers
Frames(Pages)7(104)
DescriptionUnited Nations First Issue





TitleArt Craft's 1962 Anti-Malaria Campaign Cachets
ExhibitorLarry Fillion
Frames(Pages)4(64)
DescriptionThis exhibit shows the three Art Craft cachets produced for the W.H.O.'s 1962 Anti-Malaria campaign. Shown in a traditional manner, the pre-production material will be shown first, then followed by EFOs, EKUs of the cachets, and then uses of the cachets in the order that the covers were serviced.
Highest AwardGold
 American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Creativity Award





TitleThe United Nations 1972 World Health Day Souvenir Card
ExhibitorLarry Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThe United Nations 1972 World Health Day Souvenir Card
Highest AwardBronze





TitleFDCs With 'The Big Six Of Malaria' Art Craft Cachet
ExhibitorLarry Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionFDCs With 'The Big Six Of Malaria' Art Craft Cachet
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleThe Chagall Window - A Study Of The Issue
ExhibitorJack Mayer
Frames(Pages)7(84)
DescriptionThe exhibit includes all phases of the development, production and distribution of this commemerative postal issue.
Highest AwardGold, Court Of Honor





TitleFirst United Nations Issue - 1951
ExhibitorTony Dewey
Frames(Pages)10(160)
DescriptionOn March 28, 1951, an agreement between the United States of America and the United Nations was signed establishing the United Nations Postal Administration, the first and only postal service operated by an international organization. Postage issued by the UNPA would be valid only from the UN headquarters in New York and subject to the rules and regulations of the United States Post Office Department.
Highest AwardGold,Grand Award (ARIPEX 2005),UNPI President's Award,American Philatelic Congress Award
 Grand Award
 American Philatelic Society 1940-1980 Medal of Excellence





TitleService of Intellectual Aid to Prisoners of War
ExhibitorTony Dewey
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionDuring WWII, in accordance with Article 39 of the Geneva Convention of 1929, the International Education Bureau (Bureau International D'Education) created the Service of Intellectual Aid to Prisoners of War that provided books and other educational materials to prisoners of war and internees. The I.E.B. Service also conducted "universities" at some camps. By the end of the war, over a half million books had been distributed.
Highest AwardPlatinum (97)





TitleThe World United Against Malaria - The U.N. Eradication of Malaria 4 cent Commemorative
ExhibitorLarry Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit presents the story of the U.N. 4 cent issue for the eradication of malaria through essays, proofs, plate varieties, EFOs, First Day usages, and then followed by commercial covers.
Highest AwardSilver





TitleThe World United Against Malaria - The U.S. Eradication of Malaria 4 Cent Commemorative
ExhibitorLarry Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit presents the story of the U.S. 4 cent issue for the eradication of malaria through photo essays and the attached documents, EFOs, and then followed by commercial covers.
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleSWISS Official Stamps for the UNEO and International Agencies
ExhibitorTony Dewey
Frames(Pages)8(128)
DescriptionThe Swiss PTT provided some of its issues, overprinted, to be used as official service stamps by the United Nations and some of its special offices in Switzerland. This continued a service provided for the League of Nations. Starting with the October 24, 1955
Highest AwardGold, UNPI President's Award, American Philatelic Congress Award
 American Philatelic Society 1900-1940 Medal of Excellence





TitleToward A United Europe
ExhibitorColonel Steve Luster
Frames(Pages)10(160)
DescriptionEuropean unity in the twentieth century, as seen through the significant people, ideas, events, organizations, and activities that contributed to the concept - with emphasis on post-Word War Two European reconstruction and the events that followed, from the creation of the European Communities to the Euro.





TitleThe United Nations Precancel, 1952-1958
ExhibitorTony Dewey
Frames(Pages)5(60)
DescriptionThe only service stamp issued by the United Nations was created by overprinting the 1 1/2 cent stamp of the First Issue. It was used to frank third-class bulk rate mailings promoting various U.N. publications from September 1952 until the rate changed on January 1, 1959
Highest AwardGold,Reserve Grand Award (PNSE 2006),UNPI President's Award
 Reserve Grand Award
 American Philatelic Society 1940-1980 Medal of Excellence





TitleUnited Nations Paris General Assemblies
ExhibitorJack Mayer
Frames(Pages)1(12)
DescriptionThis exhibit documents the postal facilities used by conference participants as well as the people and events of these meetings.





TitleUnited Nations Information Office
ExhibitorJack Mayer
Frames(Pages)2(17)
DescriptionCovers featured in this exhibit originated from informational offices of governments paticipating in the formation of the UNIO. Such publicity office mail was usually franked by leased postage meter machines and printed corner cards verify meter device users. Although sixteen nations were members of the UNIO, mail is recorded from only eight and all eight are represented in this exhibit.





TitleUnited Nations European Office
ExhibitorJack Mayer
Frames(Pages)2(17)
DescriptionThis exhibit documents the postal transition from the League of Nations to the United Nations European Office. Covers with corner cards (stationary) featured in this exhibit are official mail of the respective organizations and originated from offices within the Palais des Nations.





TitleUnited Nations London
ExhibitorJack Mayer
Frames(Pages)2(14)
DescriptionThis exhibit documents the activities and people participating in these founding conferences in London.





TitleConference On International Organization
ExhibitorJack Mayer
Frames(Pages)2(19)
DescriptionThis exhibit documents conference events and participants. Some mail is franked by leased postage meter machines and corner cards verify device users.





TitleUnited Nations Postal History - The Forerunner Period (1942-1951)
ExhibitorGreg Galletti
Frames(Pages)5(60)
DescriptionThe purpose of UN posatl history collecting is to document, through postal evidence, development of the UN's organizations and agencies, and the temporary sites they occupied before completion of UN Headquarters in 1952. In addition, the early UN period contains a wide variety of meters, cancels, postal markings and indicia, which makes this collecting area extremely interesting and challenging.
Highest AwardGold
 Reserve Grand Award





TitleA Tour Through the Lindner UN Catalog
ExhibitorGreg Galletti
Frames(Pages)5(80)
DescriptionA Tour Through the Lindner UN Catalog





TitleHistory of the League of Nations
ExhibitorGreg Galletti
Frames(Pages)5(60)
DescriptionThis exhibit provides a history lesson on the league of Nations, the first truly international civil service organization dedicated to preserving peace and fostering universal co-operation among nations.
Highest AwardGold, UNPI Gold, American Philatelic Congress Award





TitleUN Conferences and Meetings
ExhibitorBlanton Clement
Frames(Pages)5(80)
DescriptionPostal history of United Nations conferences and meetings over the last fifty years.




One Page Exhibits

Fran Adams
The Arcadia Conference - Birth of the United Nations - (New Version - 10/12/2007) ((PDF) One Page Exhibit)