Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands, located in the North Atlantic north of Scotland, are a self-governing part of the Danish kingdom. Only one design from the Faroes is currently recorded.


Catalog: Drummond OSR1

Date issued: Unknown, EKU December 18, 1941

Printing: Red embossed

Perforation: Die cut

Inscription: "FAER÷ AMT" (AMT = "Regional Authority") with crown above

Control Number: None

Description: Domestic 1941 stampless official mail originally sent from Klaksvig to the Foreign Exchange Authority at Thorshavn, and reclosed at top with three Faroe Islands seals. Envelope was readdressed to a commercial bank and reposted with the addition of a violet 10 Ýre postage stamp at Thorshavn.

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