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
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
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

List compiled by Geir Arveng with additional information from Greg Balagian, Nahum Shereshevsky and Benny Hejlskov.
Latest update:
23 June, 2017