Faroes Kvalbo Mystery

For some years the excellent Wowern catalogues were the main source of information  about the use of the Faroe mute star cancels and so called star-removed cancels at sub-offices. Subsequently the Daka editors attempted to publish more precise dates of…...

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Faroes Early Airmails

The first cover was flown from the Faeroes to Denmark in 1936. It is endorsed in manuscript “Flugpost. Private Flight”, and was a private letter sent by a dentist named Oscar Kaaber to a relation in Ringe, Fyn. Hr. Kaaber…...

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Iceland Postal rates to Germany post WW II

POSTAL RATES TO GERMANY (ALL OCCUPATION ZONES) APRIL 1946 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Published March 2002 and updated June 2012 I have written previously (Contact September 1999) about the special arrangements for mail from Iceland to Germany in the early period…...

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Greenland Hvalfisken

From one of last year’s magazines of the Danish Philatelic Association, my Danish friend extracted this story by Mr. H. Thalund about the old ship Hvalfisken and her figurehead which are on the Greenland stamp illustrated here. Hardly any other…...

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