Faroes Service Suspended

FÆROES – “AL MITTENTE” “SERVIZO SOSPESO” An interesting envelope recently seen is one sent from Trangisvaag, datestamped 11th March 1941, addressed to Nørre Søby, Fyn, Denmark. It bears three copies of the 50 øre on 5 øre 1940- 41 surcharge…...

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Faroes Wreck Cover

Mail from Japan to the Faeroes is rare enough, and I do not recall having seen any such covers in recent years, so this rather tatty wreck cover, above, from 1940 struck me as being an unusual item worth pursuing.…...

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Faroes Something for Nothing -almost

Seldom does any postal service in any country actually give money away. In 1940 and 1941 the postal authorities in the Færoes ran into difficulties regarding the availability of stamps. At different times in the early stages of the war…...

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Faroes The occupation by British Troops

Susan Worsley and Readers responses The occupation of the Færoe Islands by British troops began on 12th April 1940, three days after Germany invaded Denmark. All outgoing mail was immediately stopped until 15th April when it was again allowed, subject…...

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