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World's Stamps mark ITU 150th Anniversary

Contributed by LC on Jun 02, 2015 - 10:38 PM

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Moldova, Russia, Vatican City, Monaco, Malaysia, Croatia, Thailand and Brazil are among the first countries having issued stamps celebrating the 150th anniversary of ITU, the International Telecomunications Union, the world’s oldest still active International organization. A detailled list.
Vatican Post Office issued on 19 May a stamp (Euro 2.15) picturing a computer screen opened on the famous creation's touch of Michelangelo's frescos in the Sistine Chapel.
Moldova (Lei 1.75 in 10 pieces mini-sheets) reproduced the official 150th anniversary logo over a waves net spread all over the world.
Russia also shows the anniversary logo on a sky blue background. The stamps, valued 17 rubles, has been issued in 15 pieces sheets.
On 11 May Monaco followed with a similar design for its Euro 1.25 stamp, in 10 pieces sheet.
Brazilian 4 stamps set (Reals 3.25 each) also present the logo with different colours (blue, green, orange and red) . A 24 pieces sheet presents altenate coloured stamps.
Malaysia post office issued a set of three stamps (60, 70, 80 sen) presenting a rapid history of telecommunications from telephones to radio, tv and the Internet.
Different aspects of telecommunications are united on a 3 baht Thailandese stamp also issued on the anniversary day, 17 May 2015.
Finally Croatia preferred a old fashioned telephone set for its 10 Kunas stamp, maybe the nicest in the series until now.
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