Norway 1996 Christmas

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  • Label : „Postens frimerketjeneste“ („Norway Post – Stamp Bureau“) of the Post of Norway; 1996; commemorative se-tenant from 1996 to the issue „Christmas 1996“;

issue of 1 se-tenant à 2 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 1228/1229 (ST); Yvert & Tellier: No. 1185/1186; Scott: No, 1137/1138; AFA: 1226Cv/1227Ch
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 2 x 35 NOK
  • Postage validity : since 21 November 1996 (without limitation)
  • Designed by : Bruno Oldani (* 1936) (Swiss living in Norway)
  • Printed by : „Emil Moestue AS“, Oslo (probably)
  • Print process : Offset printing
  • Perforation : 3 sided Comb perforation, K 13¼ : 13 or K 13¼
  • Print run : 4,369,380 se-tenants
  • Stamp size :
- single stamps (printed area of a single stamp as distance between the inner tangents of the perforation lines) : 23.5 x 29.0 mm
- entire se-tenant (printed area of a single se-tenant as distance between the inner tangents of the perforation lines) : 48.5 x 29.0
  • Postcard :
a) souvenir postcard Michel No. PN_519_1228/1229 from 1996 to the issue „Christmas 1996“;
- obverse : painting „Woman at the Loom“ by Adolph Tidemand (1814-1876); This painting was created in 1874 in the style of the Norvegian National romanticism and is contemporary located in the „Nasjonalgalleriet“ in Oslo (Norvay); photo of the painting by the firm „O.Vaering Eftf. AS“, Oslo (est. 1868)
- reverse : stamp Michel No. 1228/1229 (se-tenant) + imprinted inscrption + lineless special cancellation (30.0 mm diameter) at Oslo, 21-11-1996


Se-tenant of the issue „Christmas 1996“;
(issue of 1 se-tenant à 2 stamps)

Se-tenant[edit]

Se-tenant, Michel No. 12281229ST, mint
Se-tenant, Michel No. 12281229ST, postmarked

Covers, cards, and philatelic souvenirs[edit]

Christmas-postcard of the Norway Post 1996 with se.tenant Michel No. 12281229ST, postmarked
Obverse of this postcard