NORWAY

Stamps inscribed 'Norge', 'Noreg', 'Nöörje', or two of the name forms together

1855 ->

From 1855: 1 Speciedaler = 120 Skilling
From 1875: 1 Krone (NOK) = 100 Øre (= 1/4 Speciedaler)
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HERALDIC CATS

Item Code Item type Face value Remarks SC
1 January 1855 - Definitive (first Norwegian stamp)
NO18550101 ST 0_004 1 Stamp 0-004 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
MI 1
NK 1
If you have a scan of this item, please share. NO18550101 ST 0_004 2 Stamp 0-004 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Variety with split left foot
MI 1 I
NK 1v1
If you have a scan of this item, please share. NO18550101 ST 0_004 3 Stamp 0-004 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Variety with broken plate (top)
MI 1 II
NK 1v2
If you have a scan of this item, please share. NO18550101 ST 0_004 4 Stamp 0-004 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Variety with re-engraved corners
MI 1 - unlisted variety
NK 1v3
1 September 1863 - Definitive (earliest known date of use)

11 print varieties known

NO18630901 ST 0_024 Stamp 0-024 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
MI 10
NK 10
12 October 1863 - Definitive (earliest known date of use)

8 print varieties known

NO18631012 ST 0_008 Stamp 0-008 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
MI 9
NK 9
27 December 1863 - Definitives (earliest known date of use)

Two printing plates, each with two colour varieties, and a total of 14 print varieties known

NO18631227 ST 0_004 Stamp 0-004 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
MI 8
NK 8
If you have a scan of this item, please share. NO18631227 IMP 0_004 Imperforate stamp 0-004 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
MI 8U
NK 8IIvt1
21 January 1865 - Definitive (earliest known date of use)

5 print varieties known

NO18650121 ST 0_002 Stamp 0-004 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
MI 6
NK 6
17 January 1867 - Definitive (earliest known date of use)

3 print varieties known

NO18670117 ST 0_003 Stamp 0-003 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
MI 7
NK 7
18 June 1867 - Definitive (earliest known date of use)

1 print variety known

NO18670618 ST 0_002 Stamp 0-002 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
MI 12
NK 12
10 July 1867 - Definitive (earliest known date of use)

3 print varieties known

NO18670710 ST 0_004 Stamp 0-004 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Greenish blue, thick paper
MI 14b
NK 14y
6 January 1868 - Definitives (earliest known date of use)
NO18680106 ST 0_008 1 Stamp 0-008 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Pink, 'sharper' print
MI 15b
NK 15a

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3 print varieties known

NO18680106 ST 0_008 2 Stamp 0-008 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Carmine, 'blurried' print
MI 15a
NK 15b
24 April 1868 - Definitive (earliest known date of use)

NO18680424 ST 0_001 Stamp 0-001 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
MI 11
NK 11
May 1868 - Definitive (earliest known date of use)
NO18680500 ST 0_003 Stamp 0-003 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Reddish violet, 'sharper' print
MI 13b
NK 13a

3 print varieties known

NO18680500 ST 0_004 Stamp 0-004 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Blue, thin paper
MI 14b
NK 14y
27 June 1868 - Definitive (earliest known date of use)
NO18680627 ST 0_003 Stamp 0-003 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Greyish violet, 'blurried' print
MI 13a
NK 13b
26 June 1905 - Definitives (overprints)
NO19050626 ST 1_00 1 Stamp 1.00 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
NO18670618 ST 0_002
with new value overprinted in light green
MI 62
NK 85I
NO19050626 ST 1_00 2 Stamp 1.00 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
NO18670618 ST 0_002
with new value overprinted in olive green
MI 62
NK 85II
NO19050626 ST 1_50 1 Stamp 1.50 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
NO18670618 ST 0_002
with new value overprinted in blue
MI 63
NK 86I
NO19050626 ST 1_50 2 Stamp 1.50 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
NO18670618 ST 0_002
with new value overprinted in ultramarine
MI 63
NK 86II
NO19050626 ST 2_00 1 Stamp 2.00 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
NO18670618 ST 0_002
with new value overprinted in red
MI 64
NK 87I
NO19050626 ST 2_00 2 Stamp 2.00 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
NO18670618 ST 0_002
with new value overprinted in carmine
MI 64
NK 87II
1953 - State Pension Fund Meter Frank
NO1953 MF SPK 0030 Meter frank - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA
"Statens Pensjonskasse"
Machine no. 188
Oslo
Earliest use reported:
9 November 1953
Latest use reported:
9 November 1953
If you have more information on the dates of use for this item, please let us know.
DL
11 May 1964 - 150th Anniversary of the Constitution

One stamp shows Lion statues and this item is also listed under Wild Cats

NO19640511 FDC 1_40 First day cover 1.40 Heraldic Lion (in postmark)
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant (as used in Norwegian flag 1814-21)
FDC with the two stamps in set
NO19640511 FDP 0101 First day postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant (as used in Norwegian flag 1814-21)
Oslo
11 May 1964
2 September 1982 - Silver Jubilee of HM King Olav V
NO19820902 FDP 0101 First day postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA
Oslo
2 September 1982
CC
22 June 1983 - FILOS 83 - National Philatelic Exhibition
NO19830622 MISC SOUV Souvenir card - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant from
Norwegian CoA
Souvenir card without franking value depicting unissued Lion stamps from 1922
M
17 December 1983 - Definitive
NO19831117 FDC 50_00 First day cover 50.00 Heraldic Lion (on stamp and cachet)
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA
Official FDC with
NO19831117 ST 50_00
CC
NO19831117 FDP 0101 First day postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA
Oslo
17 November 1983
CC
15 November 1984 - Centenary of Parliamentarirsm
NO19841115 FDP 0101 1 First day postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant from Norwegian CoA
Oslo
15 November 1984
14 June 1990 - Tri-centenary of the Birth of Peter Wessel-Tordenskiold
NO19900614 ST 5_00 Stamp 5.00 Heraldic Lion
Armed Lion Rampant
Tordenskiold CoA
MI 1049
NK 1096
 
1996 - Hurum District Tax Office and Population Registry Meter Frank
NO1996 MF HULI 3475 Meter frank - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA
"Hurum Likningskontor og folkeregister"
Machine no. 61926
3475 Sætre
Earliest use reported:
9 May 1996
Latest use reported:
9 May 1996
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DLB
2 January 1997 - Definitives: Posthorn
If you have a scan of this item, please share. NO19970102 FDP 0101 2 First day postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant from Norwegian CoA
Oslo
2 January 1997
16-21 April 1997 - NORWEX '97 International Philatelic Exhibition
NO19970419 PMK 0277 Commemorative postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
"NORWEX '97 - Posthistoriens dag" ["Postal History Day"]
Oslo
19 April 1997
SC
11 June 1999 - Norway 2000 - In Historical Perspective
NO19990611 FDP 0101 First day postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant from Norwegian CoA
Oslo
11 June 1999
2 June 2000 - 250th Anniversary of the Norwegian Military Academy
NO20000602 FDP 0101 2 First day postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA
"1750-2000 - Krigsskolen 250 år"
Oslo
2 June 2000
7 June 2005 - Moments of a Century
NO20050607 ST 6_00 1 Stamp 6.00 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA (on throne)
Wild Cat Art
MI 1536
NK 1571
If you have a scan of this item, please share. NO20050607 FDP 0101 1 First day postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
from Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Oslo
2 June 2000
17 November 2005 - 150 Years of Norwegian Stamps
NO20051117 ST A Stamp A
(Inland 6.00 on issue)
Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Stamp from ordinary sheets or MS
MI 1554
NK 1589
NO20051117 ST 12_00 Stamp 12.00 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Catstamp on Stamp showing
NO18550101 ST 0_004 1 (1st Norwegian stamp)
Stamp from MS
MI 1555
NK 1590
NO20051117 MS 18_00 Miniature sheet A
+12.00
(18.00 on issue)
Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905)
Catstamp on Stamp
2-stamp MS with
NO20051117 ST A
and
NO20051117 ST 12_00
MI B29
NK BL28
18 November 2005 - Centenary of the Norwegian Royal Family
NO20051118 ST 6_00 1 Stamp 6.00 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian Royal CoA
MI 1556
NK 1591
ILM
NO20051118 ST 6_00 2 Stamp 6.00 Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian Royal CoA
MI 1557
NK 1592
ILM
2011-2012 - NAF Mass Mailer
NO2011_2012 NAF 7483 Mass mailer PP Heraldic Lion
NAF (Norwegian Automobile Association) Logo
Sent from NAF Card, Klæbuveien 194
7483 Trondheim
Earliest user reported:
2011
Latest use reported:
2012
If you know the dates of use for this item, please let us know
DL
30 September - 2 October 2011 - Ryfylke 2011 Philatelic Exhibition
NO20110930_1002 PMK 4000 Commemorative postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed Lion Rampant
"Ryfylke 2011 - Frimekeutstilling"
Stavanger
30 September - 2 October 2011
DL
16 May 2014 - Bi-centenary of the Constitution

This item is also listed undet Wild Cats

NO20140516 FDC 68_00 1 First day cover 68.00
(sold at 84.00)
Herldic Lion (on postmark)
Official FDC with all 4 stamps in set and postmark in black


FDC Back

This item is also listed undet Wild Cats

NO20140516 FDC 68_00 2 First day cover 68.00
(Sold at 99.00)
Lion (on one stamp)
Herldic Lion (on postmark)
Official FDC with all 4 stamps in set and postmark in gold - issued in 1000 numbered copies - sold under the brand name "Gullbrev" [Golden Letter]
CC

This item is also listed undet Wild Cats

NO20140516 FDC 76_00 1 First day cover 76.00
(sold at 82.00)
Herldic Lion (on postmark)
Official FDC with 4 x
NO20140516 ST 19_00
CC
NO20140516 FDP 0135 1 First day postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant from Royal CoAs pre 1844
Ordinary FDP struck in black
Oslo
16 May 2014
CC
NO20140516 FDP 0135 2 First day postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant from Royal CoAs pre 1844
FDP struck in gold on the "Gullbrev" [Golden Letter]
Oslo
16 May 2014
CC
3 Oktober 2015 - Bi-centenary of the Supreme Court
NO20151003 ST 20_00 Stamp 20.00

Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
MI ???
NK 1916

M
DLS
NO20151003 FDC 20_00 1 First day cover 20.00
(sold at 26.00)
Heraldic Lion (on stamp, postmark and cachet)
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Oficial FDC with
NO20151003 ST 20_00
cancelled with
NO20151003 FDP 0135 1

FDC no 9/2015
CC

FDC Back
NO20151003 FDC 20_00 2
First day cover 20.00
(sold at 99.00)
Heraldic Lion (on stamp and postmark)
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Official FDC with
NO20151003 ST 20_00
and postmark in gold - issued in 1000 numbered copies - sold under the brand name "Gullbrev" [Golden Letter]
Gullbrev no 4/2015
CC

Content
Inside
Back
NO20151003 PP 35_00 Presentation Pack 35.00
(franking value 20.00)
Heraldic Lion (on stamp, content page, inside page and back cover)
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Official PP no. 9/2015 with
NO20151003 ST 20_00
M
NO20151003 FDP 0135 1 First day postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant from
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
Oslo
3 October 2015
CC
NO20151003 FDP 0135 2 First day postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed and Crowned Lion Rampant from
Norwegian CoA 1844-1905
FDP struck in gold on the "Gullbrev" [Golden Letter]
Oslo
3 October 2015
CC
24 August 2019 - General Meeting of the Norwegian Philatelic Association
NO20190824 PMK 1712 Commemorative postmark - Heraldic Lion
Armed Lion Rampant
"Landsmøte Norsk Filatelistforbund"
Sarpsborg
24 August 2019
IP

List compiled by Geir Arveng with additional information from Bjørn Arveng, Greg Balagian, Nahum Shereshevsky, and
Benny Hejlskov.
Latest update:
25 October, 2019