Faroe Islands 2014 World War I

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date : 24 September 2014
  • four values in a sheetlet
  • Designed by : Anker Eli Petersen
  • Printed by : Cartor Security Printing
  • Print Process : Offset
  • Perforations : 14
  • Michel Number: BL 35
  • Stanley Gibbons Number:
  • Yvert Number:
  • For overprint see Faroe Islands 2015 World War I Overprinted

Centenary of the Great War[edit]


8kr ~ newspaper headlines of 1914 in French, Danish, German and English, outline map of Europe, silhouette of rower in open boat and birds
8kr ~ silhouette of two children, Faroes rugbrød (rye bread) ration coupons, leaders and monarchs of the Great War
8kr ~ map with British Isles and Faroe Islands, German submarine UC 33 and burning fishing smack
8kr ~ silhouette of soldiers on western front, map of Vimy Ridge, portrait of Christian Pjeturson (Petersen), Faroese born emigrant, who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1916


8kr x 4
  • Faroese participation in World War I