Greenland 2009 North Star Mission Station, Thule

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  • Issue date: 19th October 2009
  • one value
  • Design and engraving: Bertil Skov Jørgensen
  • Printed by: Post Denmark Stamps
  • Print process: recess
  • stamp format height 34mm x width 24mm
  • Perforations: 13.2 x 12.9

Centenary of the North Star Mission and Trading Post, Thule[edit]

15.25kr ~ Inuit Greenlanders, trading vessels and Mission, mountain Notes: a private enterprise connected to Knud Ramussen; a store, hospital and church were all built and operated. In 1937 the Station was taken over by The Greenland Office (Denmark)

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