25¢ World Stamp Expo
Issue Date: March 16, 1989
City: New York, NY
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed and engraved
Color: Grayish brown, black and carmine rose
The stamp commemorating World Stamp Expo '89, during the 20th Universal Postal Union Congress, recreates the classic 1869 90¢ Abraham Lincoln stamp. The UPU Congress was last held in the U.S. in 1897, with 56 countries participating. In 1989, the UPU was composed of 169 member nations, with over 1,000 delegates.