Norway 2011 Fauna definitives. Polar Bear and Musk Ox

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  • Issue date: 3rd January 2011, and 18th August 2011
  • two values /designs, one perforation variety
  • Designed by: Inger Sandved Anfinsen
  • Printed by: Joh. Enschedé Stamps, Netherlands
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 29mm x width 42mm
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.75 (original issue)


Fauna of Norway definitives
Gummed Sheet stamps. Continuation of the series commenced in 2006
17.00kr ~ polar bear, Ursus maritimus
27.00kr ~ musk ox, Ovibos moschatus

17kr polar bear Perf 13.25 x 13.75
17kr musk ox Perf 13.25 x 13.75


17kr polar bear Perf 14.25 x 13.75
  • print date 29th July, 2011 (29.07.2011 appears in sheet margin]. Stamp first used 18th August 2011
  • this perforation variant applied only to this reprinting. Subsequent reprints (eg print date 05.09.2012) had perf as Jan 2011 originals