USA 1979 International Year of the Child Block of 4 Postage Stamps, MNH
Regular price $4.95
These 15-cent International Year of the Child commemorative stamps were first placed on sale at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 15, 1979. The General Assembly of the United Nations had passed a resolution declaring 1979 as the International Year of the Child. That year also marked the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of the Child. The Secretary General of the United Nations had requested each member country to observe the anniversary.