Norway 1943-1945 The London Stamps
From Stamps of the World
- Issue Dates : 22 June 1943 (The first day on which they were officially sold in Norway)
- Designed by : J. Bull
- Printed by : Thomas De La Rue & Co.
- Print Process : steel engraving recess
- Perforations : 12½ x 12½
- Watermark: none
- Catalogue N°s: Facit 333-340, Sc 259-266, SG 341-348
The 10 – 60 øre stamps were issued as early as 1 January 1943 by the Norwegian Government in London.
Used for correspondence posted at sea on Norwegian merchant ships and from some Norwegian camps in Great Brittan.
After liberation all values were sold in Norway as regular postage.
The 10 – 60 øre stamps also were issued with an overprint “London 17.5.43” as well as
a serial number, in aid of the Resistance Movement. Overprinted by letterpress.
Could be used for franking in Norway until 2 September 1946.