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New Stamps from Faroes Islands

Franking Labels The new franking labels were designed by graphic artist Miriam Hinz. Miriam has in recent years worked on the design of new Faroese posters. She designs the posters with the aid of a computer, drawing ideas from Faroese … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands Issued Second Set of Stamps on National Costume

Nowadays the traditional skirt is black with red stripes. The material used was the so-called “linsey”, i.e. originally homespun flax with wool, but now machine-woven cotton with wool is being used. In recent years traditionalists have levelled some criticism at … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands Issued Stamps on The Seven Swans

Once upon a time there was a husband and wife who had eight children, seven boys and a girl. The wife died and her husband mourned her, but like most widowed men he remarried and had a daughter with his … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands Issued Stamp on 40 Years of Postverk Føroya

The elegant red mailbox from the Danish postal service which used to hang right next to the front door had disappeared. In its place there was a box of exactly the same design – but of light blue colour, decorated … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Faroe Islands

Sepac 2015: Knitted Art Issue Date: 28.09.2015 Designer: Randi Samsonsen Printer: Cartor Security Printing, France Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: 43 x 32 mm Values: 17,00 DKK Religion in the Viking Age  In its heyday the Roman Empire stretched to England but never came to include the … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Faroe Islands

The Christmas Gospel 3 The image of Mary and Joseph and the Baby depicts man in his essential innate condition. Together the images clearly elucidate fundamental elements in existence: the search for purpose, meaning and love, along with unity and … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands Issued Stamps on First World War Centenary

Faroe Islands is today  issuing a set of stamps commemorating First World War centenary. It did not take long before the Faroes suffered the consequences of the Great War. Sea transport to and from mainland Europe, especially Denmark, stopped more … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands : Stamp on The Casement Report 1904 and Daniel J.

Faroe Islands Post will issue a commemorative stamp on the Casement Report 1904 and Daniel J. Danielsen on 24th October 2014. The stamp depicts the portrait of Daniel Danielsenon the characteristic background. The Casement Report 1904 Faces on fading photographs. … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands Issued Stamps on Jellyfish

They look like something that came from foreign galaxies. Strange looking creatures, shaped like an old fashioned parachute as they move in jerks through the water. It is a bit spooky to see them move under the surface – sometimes … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands:Christmas Carols Stamp

 Faroese Post is releasing the second issue of Christmas carols stamps.The motif of the 6.50 stamp is based on the modern Faroese Christmas classic, \”Eg eri so spent til jola\” – \”I can\’t wait for Christmas to come.\” The music … Continue reading

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