Arago: Dag Hammarskjold Issue

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Dag Hammarskjold Issue

The Department issued this 4-cent stamp to honor Dag Hammarskjold, the former secretary general of the United Nations, on October 23, 1962, at New York, New York.Designed by Herbert M. Sanborn, the stamp portrays Dag Hammarskjold (1953-61) and a view of the United Nations building in New York.

The stamp was printed on the Giori press and issued in panes of fifty stamps each. An initial printing of 120 million stamps was authorized.

Reference:

Postal Bulletin (September 20, 1962).

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