Faroes Postal Connections WW II

Published in 2 parts June and September 2003 The following article is made up from the notes of a conversation written down in København in September 1945 on the occasion of the visit by the Faeroese Postmaster, C.S.J.H. Danielsen, to…...

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Faroes The Greenland Fishing Fleet

At the SPS meeting in Cambridge in June of this year I bought the Faeroese cover illustrated below from fellow member Wilbur Jonsson. In many respects, at first sight it is fairly undistinguished, a 15 øre caravel stamp is cancelled…...

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Faroes Returned by the Censor

During World War II when the British occupied the Faeroe Islands, and Germany occupied both Norway and Denmark, the local Post Office found it necessary to issue provisional stamps due to the impossibility of obtaining supplies from Denmark. There were…...

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Faroes The VL Perfins

A LITTLE ABOUT V.L. and the FIRM’S HISTORY Reprinted from the catalogue for NORDATLANTEX 96 with permission. Translated by Bob Johnson A collector of Faeroese stamps will quite often come across stamps with the perfin N. L. ”which were used…...

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