Faroe Islands 2009 Christmas

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 16th September 2009
  • two values, and two values in a booklete pane of 8
  • Designed by: Edward Fuglø, from photographs by Per á Hædd
  • Printed by:
  • Print process: lithography
  • Perforations: 13.75 x 13.75 (gummed stamps) or 13.75 with imperf edges (booklet stamps)

Christmas 2009. Moderm Faroese Altarpieces

6kr ~ altarpiece 'The Tree of Life' (with souls in form of doves) from Vestmanna Church, designed by Astrid Andreasen and made by Katrin Andreasen
10kr ~ altarpiece in Hattarvík Church, by Oggi Lamhauge: sequence of copperplate prints showing 'The Circuit of Life'

Sheet stamps


First Day Cover


Stamp Booklet

Booklet (64kr): one folded pane affixed by left selvedge, with se-tenant combination of eight stamps

  • 6kr x 4 Vestmanna. All stamps imperf x perf 13¾;
  • 10kr x 4 ~ Hattarvík. Perf 14¼ x 13¾ and imperf at top (2 copies) or imperf at base (2 copies)

Cover: altarpiece of Hattarvík

booklet pane
booklet cover