Faroese stamps 1991

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In 1991, Postverk Føroya, the postal administration of the Faroe Islands, issued 16 stamps.

Anthropochora[edit]

Plants and animals that disperse with people are termed anthropochora (from Greek anthropus = human and chorein = dispersed by aid of). Artist: Bárður Jákupsson; date of issue: 4 February.

Europe CEPT[edit]

The Europe CEPT edition for 1991 had "European Space Flights" as topic. The Faroes contributed on 8 April with two stamps by Bárður Jákupsson.

Tórshavn 125th Anniversary[edit]

Also on 8 April were issued two stamps by Bárður Jákupsson in connection with the 125th anniversary of the municipality of Tórshavn.

The Nordic Issue[edit]

The issue of the Nordic countries was designed by Ingi Joensen and shows two landscapes at the westcoast of Streymoy. Date of issue: 3 June.

Birds[edit]

Two seabirds are seen on the set of two of 3 June by Bárður Jákupsson.

Sámal Joensen Mikines[edit]

The art series for 1991 introduces four paintings by Sámal Joensen-Mikines (1906-1979). Date of issue was 7 October.

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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