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Dag Hammarskjold Issue

4c Dag Hammarskjold invert single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1204
Description:

This Dag Hammarskjold Issue stamp features a portrait of Dag Hammarskjold, second Secretary-General of the United Nations, and an image of the United Nations Headquarters Building in New York City. Hammerskjold, a Swedish diplomat, politician, economist and statesman, was the son of the former Prime Minister of Sweden. He was the second youngest Secretary-General of the United Nations. He died in a plane crash while en route to negotiate a cease fire in the Congo.

United States; United Nations; New York; Sweden; Dag Hammarskjold; diplomat; politician; economist; statesman; peace; Prime Minister; plane; building; architecture; portrait

Date:
November 16, 1962
Medium:
paper; ink (black, brown, yellow); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5428
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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