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KINGS AND EMPERORS ON STAMPS – Norway

KINGS AND EMPERORS ON STAMPS – Norway

Oscar I (1799-1859) was king of Sweden-Norway from 1844 to 1859. He was the son of Karl 14. Johan and was married in 1823 to Josefina, daughter of Eugène de Beauharnais Leuchtenberg. Todays stamp from Norway is showing the portrait of King Oscar I. The stamp is issued...
NORWAYS first stamp from 1855

NORWAYS first stamp from 1855

NORWAYS first stamp was issued 1. Januar 1855. It is very rare in mint condition with a CV of 35.000 Nkr. (approx. 4.000 €). A cancelled copy have a CV of only 100 €. Many used copies were pen cancelled, and some people tried to remove the cancellation to get a mint...