Scandinavian Stamps | STAMPS OF Scandinavia

The Stamps and Postal History of Scandinavia

From Greenland in the North West to Finland in the east and far down to the Danish / German border the hardy seafaring nations which make up the Scandinavian countries offer a different style of stamp collecting and philately. Gone are the garish colours from tropical climes instead we see more muted palattes and themes which speak of more coastal existence. Vikings and fishermen, artists and poets, hardy horses to ravens and polar bears. Every country has its stamp story, the first from Denmark in 1851, Greenland waiting until 1905 and then just for parcelpost as letters were delivered for free, Norways first stamp with its large margins hunted by collectors for its many different postmarks, Finland with its modern ‘shaped’ self- adhesives.

We offer Scandinavia stamps, Scandinavia stamp collections, complete Scandinavia stamp sets, errors & varieties, proofs, essays, postal history and covers including first day covers for this area. Philatelists should regularly visit this page as our auction lots constantly change so whether you are searching for rare stamps, classic stamps, postmarks & cancellations, specialised collections, estate boxes and anything related to stamp collecting and filling your stamp albums - just keep your eye on us!

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