Norway 1871-1875 First posthorns

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue Dates: 25 December 1871 - 1875
  • Designed by: Wilhelm von Hanno (1826-1882)
  • Engraved by: Phil. Batz
  • Printed by: P. Petersen
  • Print Process: Typo
  • Perforations: 14²:13²
  • Watermark: posthorn
  • Catalogue N°s Michel 16-21, Yvert 16-21, SG (1955) 31-44

Values in skilling. NORGE in Grotesk (Egyptian capitals) characters.

Used stamps[edit]

Note the possible use during the öre currency (valid until 1908!).

1 sk bridge
1 sk yellow-green bridge at LARVIK in 1897. Mi16c.
1 sk with dot (E.EN)
2 sk
3 sk carmine, Antiqua at BERGEN. Mi18b.
3 sk carmine, Grotesk at CHRISTIANIA. Mi18b.
4 sk
6 sk reddish-brown.
7 sk deep brown. Mi21.

Covers[edit]

1 sk pair in 1873. Mi16
3 sk strip of 4 in 1873. Mi18