Inauguration of UPU Headquarters, Berne


UPU Headquarters, BerneThe Universal Postal Union was founded in Berne in 1874 and was housed there since that date. In 1970 the new Headquarters building at the Weltpoststrasse was officially inaugurated (photo: UPU). The UPU asked the member countries to issue postage stamps to commemorate this historic event.



Stamp catalogue


Belgium                           12 April 1970

Niger                               20 May 1970

Surinam                           20 May 1970

Tunisia                             20 May 1970









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