Archive for the ‘Norway’ Category

#1041 Norway – Svalbard 16/05/17

Norway - Hopen 160517This superb cover from Hopen was sent by Wolfgang, thank you! It was posted on May 17 and arrived on June 16, 2016.

See also: #1026 Norway – Svalbard 16/03/06

#1026 Norway – Svalbard 16/03/06

Svalbard 160306Wolfgang has sent this very nice cover from Bjørnøya (Bear Island), thank you very much! It was posted on March 6 and arrived on March 14, 2016.

See also: #633 Norway – Svalbard 13/01/31

#1013 Norway 15/10/21

Norway 151021Paul has sent this nice cover from Norway, thank you! It was posted in Oslo on October 21 and arrived on October 23, 2015.

#1002 Norway 15/10/29

Norway 151029Egil has sent this very nice cover from Norway, thank you! It was posted at Maihaugen in Lillehammer on October 29 and arrived on November 2, 2015.

See also: #205 Norway 09/07/22

#658 Norway 13/03/04

Norway 130304On March 7, 2013, I received this nice cover from Norway, thank you, my friend collector!

The cover was posted on March 4, 2013. The attached stamp set was issued on April 13, 2012. It commemorates the Norwegian figure skater Sonja Henie (1912-1969).

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#325 South Korea 10/05/06
#205 Norway 09/07/22

#633 Norway – Svalbard 13/01/31

Norway - Svalbard 130131Radim sent me this nice cover from the northernmost post office in Ny-Ålesund on Spitsbergen, thanks a lot!

The cover was posted on January 31 and arrived on February 4, 2013.

Radim has a very good cover blog, which is worth visiting; you can find it here.

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#443 Norway 10/07/19
#205 Norway 09/07/22

#443 Norway 10/07/19

Kai Arne sent me this beautiful FDC from Norway, thank you!

It was posted in July 2010 (postmark not on cover). The stamp set commemorates the Norwegian painters Arne Ekeland (1908-1994), Kåre Tveter, Inger Sitter (born 1929), and Terje Bergstad.

#205 Norway 09/07/22

Norway 090722This nice cover from Norway was sent to me by Egil, thank you! It was posted in Lillehammer on July 22, 2009.

The three stamps were issued on September 21, 2007. They depict the European Lobster (Homarus gammarus), the Edible Brown Crab (Cancer pagarus), and a Squat Lobster.

The cover also shows the coat of arms of Oppland county.

#188 Norway 09/04/23

Norway 090423This nice cover from Norway was posted in  Stavanger on April 23, 2009.

The top left stamp was issued in 1970 and commemorates the Norwegian biologist Georg Sars (1837-1927). The middle two stamps commemorate the fight against tuberculosis (“kampen mot tuberkulosen”). The other three stamps were issued in 1981 and depict sailors at work and a sailing ship.

Thank you, Joey!

Norway 08/11/21

norway-081121Cover from Norway posted in Stavanger on November 21, 2008.

The stamp is part of the set “Marine Life in Norway”, which was issued on January 2, 2004. It has a face value of 9 krones and depicts the Atlantic Bobtail (Sepiola atlantica).

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