Norway Nordia 2014

Further to the advert on the home page, the Norwegian Post office a gearing up big time to the Autumn exhibition at Lillestrøm. A personal stamp depicting the NORDIA logo was issued on 22nd September 2013.  A special postmark with…...

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Norway Roald Dahl -His Origins

Originally Published March 2012 Rolf Scharning Roald Dahl The well known writer Roald Dahl was born on 13th September 1916, and he was commemorated by Royal Mail with a set of stamps and numerous special postmarks on 12th January 2012.…...

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Norway Bjørn Øya Facts and Forgeries

These bogus stamps emerged some 20 years ago. I don’t know where they were produced, but it was by an enterprising individual, trying to dupe us collectors. To my knowledge, there are five basic values, see illustration below. However, there…...

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Norway The Maud Expedition

Originally Published June 2008 The background After his success in reaching the South Pole, Roald Amundsen wanted to continue to the Arctic Ocean with the aim of reaching the North Pole.   His ship, “Fram”, was in Buenos Aires after the…...

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