Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Faroe Islands art

The National Gallery of the Faroe Islands is honored on this stamp issued for the Nordic art association.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Faroe Islands tourism

To promote tourism in the Nordic countries, Faroe Islands issued a set of two stamps in 1995.

Shown above is the value for Fámjin, a village in the southernmost island.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Faroe Islands church 1

For Christmas 1996, Faroe Islands issued two stamps, one of which pictures Christianschurch in Klaksvik, the second largest town in these islands.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Faroe Islands song scenes

These are scenes from the traditional Faroese song called Brusajokil's Lay.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Faroe Islands sculpture

For its Europa 1993 issue, Faroe Islands issued a two-stamp set featuring sculptures.

Shown here is the higher value.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Faroe Islands sheep

Føroyar is the inscription on stamps for the Faroe Islands, an autonomous country in the Kingdom of Denmark.

The Faroe Islanders number some 50,000 souls.

This stamp, issued in 1979, pictures a Faroese sheep.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Falkland Islands millennium

For the Millennium set of 1999, Falkland Islands released a set of stamps depicting birds.

Shown here are the night heron and king penguins.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Falkland Islands gold

In 1999, the 150th anniversary of the California Gold Rush was commemorated by Falkland Islands with a set of stamps.

Shown here is the 40p value illustrating miners working on a gold rocking cradle.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Falkland Islands birthday

In 1996, the 70th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II was commemorated.

The container ship pictured below the queen is "Tamar".

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Falkland Islands golden wedding

The Golden Wedding Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip was marked in 1997.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Falkland Islands boats


Boats are illustrated on a 1998 set of 4 stamps.

Here are two of the four values.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Falkland Islands marine life


In 1994 Falkland Islands issued a set of 12 stamps for its inshore marine life.

Shown here are the 2p painted shrimp, the 20p rock eel, and the £3 rock cod.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Italy postmark Corsico

Corsico is a commune in Italy.

Is the name on this postmark inverted? Or is it the date?

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

France postmark Hautes-Alpes

Hautes-Alpes is a department in France.

Gap Centre de Tri must be the post office.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Norway postmark Nittedal

Nittedal, a municipality in Norway, has a population of a little less than 20,000.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

USA postmark Saint Louis

Saint Louis is a city in Missouri famous for its Gateway Arch, the world's tallest.

Friday, February 3, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

USA postmark Seattle

Seattle is the largest city in Washington State.

It's famous for the Space Needle, an observation tower built in 1962.