Faroese stamps 2002

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Faroese stamps of 2002 are listed below. In total, the Faroe Islands issued 22 stamps that year, including 3 mini sheets.

Viking Voyages on the Atlantic[edit]

Date of issue: 11 February 2002, artist Martin Mörck

Molluscs[edit]

Date of issue: 11 February 2002, artist Astrid Andreasen

Contemporary Nordic Art[edit]

50th anniversary of the Nordic Council. The Faroes are represented with glas art by Tróndur Patursson. Date of issue was 8 April 2002

Europe 2002 - Circus[edit]

Europe CEPT edition from 8 April 2002. Theme was circus. Artists were Anna Katrina Olsen (age 13) and Sára Zachariasardóttir (age 13). All school kids on the Faroes were invited to draw a stamp and 1,137 drawings were entered into the competition. These are the winners, voted in a ballot by the Faroese people:

Løgting 150 Years[edit]

1852 the Løgting was reestablished by the Danish authorities. Actually, it dates back to 900 or at least 970. Date of issue: 17 June 2002. Artist was a clerk of the Philatelic Office: Kári Holm Olsen

Birds' Eggs[edit]

Date of issue: 7 June 2002, artist: Edward Fuglø

ICES 100 Years[edit]

The 100th anniversary of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) was celebrated by the postal administrations of Greenland, the Faroes and Denmark with a joined stamp edition. Artist was Martin Mörck, date of issue 23 September 2002.

Church of Gøta[edit]

The new church of Gøta. Date of issue: 23 September 2002. These were also the Christmas stamps for 2002.

Merlin[edit]

Date of issue: 23 September 2002, artist: Edward Fuglø. In 2004, this stamp was elected by 30.000 German collectors to the second most beautiful European stamp of 2002.


Stamps of the Faroe Islands
1975 (1-14) • 1976 (15-17) • 1977 (18-24) • 1978 (25-35) • 1979 (36-41) • 1980 (42-52) • 1981 (53-63) • 1982 (64-72) • 1983 (73-86) • 1984 (87-105) • 1985 (106-123) • 1986 (124-138) • 1987 (139-155) • 1988 (156-172) • 1989 (173-187) • 1990 (188-204) • 1991 (205-220) • 1992 (221-234) • 1993 (235-247) • 1994 (248-263) • 1995 (264-282) • 1996 (283-301) • 1997 (302-319) • 1998 (320-339) • 1999 (340-359) • 2000 (360-378) • 2001 (379-405) • 2002 (406-427) • 2003 (428-464) • 2004 (465-504) • 2005 (505-538) • 2006 (539-577) • 2007 (578-617) • 2008 (618-650) • 2009 (651-676) • 2010 (677-699) • 2011 (700-) 

Motifs: Birds • Churches • Europa • Faroe boats • History • Islands and coasts • Joint issue • Maps • Marine animals • Paintings • People • Plants • Sepac • Słania • Stamps by artists • Villages 

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