This 5-cent stamp commemorates the 20th anniversary of the United Nations. It was first placed on sale through the San Francisco, California, post office on June 26, 1965.
Designed by Herbert M. Sanborn and Olav S. Mathiesen, this stamp was printed on the Giori press and issued in panes of fifty. An initial printing of 114 million stamps was authorized.
Postal Bulletin (May 27, 1965).