|Designed by Herbert M. Sanborn and engraved by C. A. Brooks, printed on Giori press printed on plates of 200 subjects in panes of 50 each to commemorate Hammarskjöld as UN Secretary General between 1953 and 1961; printing is 121,440,000.|
|Perforation: 11||Issue date: 23 OCT 62|
|1203||833 I||4 cents||Black, brown & yellow|
United States Scott 1203.
|Same colors as above, but inverted yellow color referred to as Day's Folly after J. Edward Day who was appointed Postmaster General by John F. Kennedy and ordered the intentional printing of the yellow invert after the error was discovered; printing is 40,270,000.|
|Perforation: 11||Issue date: 16 NOV 62|
|SCOTT||MICHEL||FACE VALUE||WHITE STRIPE, MM|
|1204||833 II a||4 cents||3.5|
|1204||833 II b||4 cents||11 - 11.5|
|1204||833 II c||4 cents||9.75|
United States Scott 1204.
Note: The yellow printing is shifted to the right of the black and brown.
Michel 833 II b the yellow color in the first vertical row of stamps in the upper left and lower left panes is offset between 11 and 11.5 mm from the perforations.
Michel 833 II c the first vertical row of stamps in the upper rtight and lowe right panes show a no-yellow stripe of 9.75 mm covering the UN Headquarters building.
Michel 833 II a all other stamps show a no-yellow stripe 3.5 mm wide touching the UN Headquarters building.
2000.01.05 - Chuck Matlack / Toke Nørby