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Norway Issued Stamps on Royal Couple’s 80th Birthdays

Both King Harald V and Queen Sonja turn 80 this year. Crown Prince Harald was born on 21 February 1937 – the first time in 567 years that an heir was born in Norway. A little over a month after … Continue reading

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Norway:Tråante 2017 Stamp Issue

With the Southern Sami name for Trondheim, on February 6 the Sami people celebrate 100 years since the Sami held their first national congress in Tråante – Trondheim. The congress was an important event in Sami history. It gathered the … Continue reading

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Norway Issued Stamps on Birds of Prey

Merlin (Falco columbarius): There are between 2,000 and 6,000 pairs of merlin in Norway. They are spread across large parts of the country. The merlin keeps away from large-scale agricultural areas and dislikes thick coniferous forests where it cannot make … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Christmas

Norway Date of Issue-11 November 2016 Hungary The stamp shows a graphic composition recalling a winter Christmas atmosphere, with a couple skating along a heart-shaped line. Date of Issue-8 November 2016 Russia Date of Issue-1 December 2016

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New Stamps from Norway

Bicentenary of Central Bank of Norway After Denmark denied Norway its own monetary system, Norwegian Parliament passed a bill to establish Norway’s own central bank. On 14 June 1816, Norges Bank was founded, and two hundred years later it has … Continue reading

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Norway Issued Stamp on Zeenat Aman

Norway has issued a stamp on Indian actress Zeenat Aman during Bollywood Festival Norway 2016.

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New Stamps from Norway

150th Anniversary of Norwegian Meteorological Institute In the 1850s, the number of shipwrecks at sea increased among both warships and commercial ships. After the end of the Crimean War in 1856, demand grew for a weather forecasting service. The Norwegian … Continue reading

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New Europa 2016 Stamps: Think Green

Malta Issue Date: 09.05.2016 Designer: Doxia Sergidou , Sean Cini Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours : sheet, 158mmx150mm, stamps, 44mmx31mm Values: 59c, €2.19 Norway Issue Date: 09.05.2016 Designer: Enzo Finger, Doxia Sergidou Latvia Issue Date: 09.05.2016 Designer: Doxia Sergidou, Arta Ozola Jaunarāja Printer: Baltijas Banknote, Latvijā Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Values: €0.78 x … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Norway

Joint Nordic Issue: Nordic Cuisine The success of New Nordic Cuisine is due to a joint manifesto for The New Nordic Kitchen. This manifesto states that food should express the purity, freshness and simplicity associated with its region of origin. … Continue reading

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Norway Issued Stamps on World Biathlon Championships, Oslo

The Biathlon World Championship will be held 3–13 March at Holmenkollen in Oslo. This year the championship is expected to host around 400 participants from almost 50 countries. The biathlon has grown in popularity in many countries since the first … Continue reading

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