Faroese stamps 1990

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In 1990, Postverk Føroya, the postal administration of the Faroe Islands, issued 17 stamps, including a minature sheet of 3 stamps.

Fish Industry[edit]

Four stamps of 5 February by Bárður Jákupsson illustrate the main economical sector in the Faroes, the fish industry.

Europe CEPT - Post Offices[edit]

The Faroe Island's contribution to the Europe CEPT edition 1990 were two post offices. Design was by Bárður Jákupssen and date of issue 9 April.

Merkið - The Faroese Flag[edit]

26 April marks the 50th anniversary of the official recognition of Merkið, the Faroese flag by the British under World War II. This miniature sheet of 9 April was designed by Bárður Jákupsson.

Whales in the North Atlantic[edit]

Four different whales are shown on the set of four of 6 June. Again was the design by Bárður Jákupsson.

Steffan Danielsen[edit]

The last edition for 1990 was issued on 8 October. It shows four paintings by Steffan Danielsen (1922-1976) from Nólsoy, his home island, he painted so often.


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-) 

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