Faroe Islands


Føroyar

Price List - Robert Murray Stamp Shop, Edinburgh

This page carries our price list of maximum cards/postcards, booklets, varieties, year books, and Christmas Seals. Price lists appear on other pages for normal stamp issues and for year packs.
You are also encouraged to visit our information page which carries a useful list of links to other websites of Faroese interest. 
See contact information at foot of the page.

Any prices in red italics indicate that we are currently out of stock.
 

Maximum Cards and Postcards






Year Issue (no. of cards) mint or maxi DAKA catalogue number Price

Post Office Maximum Cards


1981 Historic Writings (5) Maxi 1 £2.75
1983 Ships of the Faroes Run (3) (illustrated) Maxi 2 £4.00
1984 Fishing Smacks (3) Maxi 3 £5.00
1986 Skrimsla (4) Maxi 4 £5.00

Post Office Postcards


1989 Birds Cliffs of Suduroy (4) Mint - £2.00
1990 Whales (4) Mint - £3.00
1990 Nolsoy (4) Mint - £2.00
1991 Anthropocora (4) Mint - £2.00
1993 Horses (1) Mint - £0.50

Horses (1) Maxi (2 stamps) - £4.50
1993 Butterflies (4) Mint - £2.25

Butterflies (4) Maxi - £5.00
1994 Christmas (1) (Distributed by post office as Christmas card to customers) Maxi (2 stamps) - £2.00

Other Issues


1976 Postal History (10, issued by Bechsgaard for Hafnia)
(one set in stock, with very slight corner marks)
Used - £10.00





Booklets. All mint (unmounted mint)
 

Year DAKA cat. no. Facit no. Price
1975 Definitives. (See below for specialised listing) 1 H10 £3.00
1983 Chessmen 2 HA2 £7.00
-ditto- with control mark on cover 2a HA2 RT £11.00
1984 Faroese Sagas 3 HA3 £12.25
1985 Aircraft 4 HA4 £6.25
1991 Birds 5 H1
1992 Seals 6 H2 £6.50
1993 Norden (Tourism) 7 H3 £3.75
1994 Sheep Dogs 8 H4
1994 Christmas 9 H5 £3.75
1995 Birds IV 10 H6 £7.50
1995 Catholic Church
H7
1996 Invasion Birds
H8
1996 Christmas
H9
1997 Invasion Birds
H10
1997 Christmas
H11
1998 Birds V
H12
1998 Christmas
H13
1999 Sedentary Birds
H14
1999 Adam and Eve
H15
1999 Annunciation
H16
DAKA number 10 oyru stamps 70oyru stamps sheet margins stamps mounted Price
1A on left on right on right of stamps upright
1Aa -ditto- -ditto- -ditto- inverted
1Ab -ditto- -ditto- on left of stamps upright £5.00
1Ac -ditto- -ditto- -ditto- inverted
1B on right on left on right of stamps upright £3.00
1Ba -ditto- -ditto- -ditto- inverted
1Bd -ditto- -ditto- on left of stamps upright £4.00
1Be -ditto- -ditto- -ditto- inverted
Varieties on booklets




1B with line above bee 



£5.00

 

Varieties receive much attention from specialist collectors of Faroe Islands stamps. A few are listed here, all unmounted mint. All have been identified by DAKA catalogue numbers (GF10).

Year Issue/denomination DAKA number Price
1977 Fishing Boats 160ø 20x £3.00

Fishing Boats 600ø 21å £10.00

Fishing Boats 600ø - Spot on "R" (not DAKA-listed) - £2.00
1979 Year of the Child 200ø 41x £5.00

Year of the Child 200ø 41y £5.00
1981 Old Tórshavn 140ø 54x £1.25

Old Tórshavn 140ø 54y £2.25

Old Tórshavn 140ø 54z £1.25

Old Tórshavn 140ø 54æ £2.25

Old Tórshavn 140ø 54å £2.25

Old Tórshavn 150ø 55x £2.25

Old Tórshavn 150ø 55y £1.25
1981 Europa 150ø 57ø £1.50

Europa 150ø 57å £2.25

Europa 200ø 58x £1.50

Europa 200ø 58z £2.25

MORE TO FOLLOW ?  (Watch this space !)


 

Year Packs are listed on a separate web page devoted to year packs of all the Scandinavian countries.
 

Year Books have been issued every year from 1987 onwards. We currently only have examples of the first (1987) book in stock, priced at £30.
 

Christmas Seals

Year Subject (no of labels) Price (full sheet) Price (singles)
1976 Angels
£0.50 (pair)
1977 Dancers (30 identical labels per sheet)
£0.20 (1)
1978 Boat with sunset (30 identical labels per sheet) £2.00 £0.20 (1)
1979 Children with sunset (30 identical labels per sheet)
£0.20 (1)
1980 Candles in window (30 identical labels per sheet) £2.00 £0.20 (1)
1981 Shapes (carvings ?) (6 designs, but with colour variations, in sheet of 30) £3.00
1982 Woodcuts of Nativity subjects (7 different designs, in sheet of 30) £3.00 £1.00 (7)
1983 House, tree, and moon (30 identical labels per sheet) £4.00 £0.20 (1)
1984 Birds (5 different designs, staggered over sheet of 30) £4.00 £1.00 (5)
1985 Group of houses (30 identical labels per sheet) £3.00
1986 Silhouettes of sheep (30, all different) £3.00
1987 Nativity scene (30 identical labels per sheet) £3.00 £0.20 (1)
1988 Cartoon style local/Christmas composite scene (30, all different) £5.00
1989 Old man, sheep, and rabbits (8 different, in sheet of 30) £2.95
1990 Christmas tree (5 different designs, in sheet of 30) £3.00
1991 Mixed composite scene (30, all different) £4.00
1992 Birds (crows ?) (30, all different) £4.00
1993 Candleholders and lanterns (10 different designs, in sheet of 30) £3.00 £1.50 (10)
1994


1995


1996 Flowers (30, all different) £4.00
1997 "Gnomes" with household implements and toys (30, all different) £4.00
1998 The days of December (biblical characters etc.) (30, all different) £4.00
1999 Toys of the 20th century (30, all different) £4.00
2000


2001






Condition - mint prices are for fine unmounted mint, used is for fine used (normally cancelled-to-order), presentation packs are fine and complete as issued, and first day cover prices are for fine and clean illustrated and unaddressed covers.

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Last updated Monday 2 September 2002. Copyright Robert Murray 2002.
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