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Editor: F.C. Moldenhauer, jr., series started 1986, published by Norsk Filatelistforbund. Superbly produced with great attention to both philatelic and technical detail. Every type and variety has enlarged illustrations. Norwegian text, but the ONLY source for most of this information.
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Central Production, Volume II 1885-95 (1986) Printing and paper delivery dates and records for the 1885-95 stamps and postal stationery printed by the Central Printing Works. Important for the specialist, researcher, and postal historian.  
#18037 Hardbound

$75.00

#18030 Softbound

$46.00

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Central Production, Volume V: 20mm 3rd Period 1888-91 (1993) The printings, types, and varieties of the 20mm issues printed in 1888-91: NK #50, 51III, and 53 IV. The only source of this information.  
#18086 Hardbound

$100.00

#18087 Softbound

$75.00

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Central Production, Volume VI: 20mm 4th Period 1890-92 (1998) The printings, types, and varieties of the 20mm issues printed in 1890-92: NK #51IV, 52III, 53V, 53VI, 54III, and 54IV. The only source for most of this information. 337 pages; a specialist's dream.  
#18131 Hardbound (recommended due to size)

$110.00

#18132 Softbound

$85.00

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Central Production, Volume VII: 20mm 5th Period 1892-93 (1992) The printings, types, and varieties of the 20mm issues printed in 1892-93: NK #49II, 52IV, 53VII and VIII, and 54V. The only source for most of this information.  
#18078 Hardbound

$100.00

#18079 Softbound

$75.00

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Central Production, Volume VIII: Antikva Issues 1893-95 (1988) The printings, types, and varieties of the 1893-95 serif-text Central Printing Issues: NK #56-64. The only source for most of this information. Includes Central/Knudsen comparison illustrations and descriptions.  
#18031 Hardbound

$76.00

#18036 Softbound

Price on request.

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Central Production, Volume X: Postal Stationery 1885-95 (1994) The printings, types, and varieties of the POSTAL STATIONERY printed 1885-95: NK #NH30-48, including the overprints, printed to private order, and Central/Knudsen comparison illustrations and descriptions. Absolutely the only source for this information.  
#18090 Hardbound

$90.00

#18091 Softbound

$70.00

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Knudsen Printing Issues, Volume I: 1895-1910 (1991) Printing and paper delivery dates and records for the stamps, postal stationery, and booklets printed by the Knudsen Printing Works. Important for the specialist, researcher, and postal historian.  
#18076 Hardbound

$100.00

#18077 Softbound

$75.00

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Knudsen Printing Issues, Volume II: Antikva 1895-98 (1990) The printings, types, and varieties of the Antikva 1895-98 issues: NK #65-72 Knudsen Printing issues. Enlarged illustrations of all types and varieties. Includes Central/Knudsen comparison illustrations and descriptions.  
#18068 Hardbound

$90.00

#18069 Softbound

$59.00

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Knudsen Printing Issues, Volume III: Antikva 1897-1910 (1992) The printings, types, and varieties of the Antikva 1897-1910 issues: NK #73-84 Knudsen Printing issues. Enlarged illustrations of all types and varieties. Includes Central/Knudsen comparison illustrations and descriptions.  
#18074 Hardbound

$95.00

#18075 Softbound

$59.00

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Knudsen Printing Issues, Volume VII: Antikva 1909 & 1929 5 Ore Issues (1997) The printings, types, and varieties of the Antikva 1909 and 1929 5 ore NK #99 & 118 Knudsen Printing issues. Enlarged illustrations of all types and varieties. Includes Central/Knudsen comparison illustrations and descriptions. The definitive reference.  
#18126 Hardbound

$72.00

#18127 Softbound

$49.00

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Norwegian Handbook, Volume I 1963 (1963) Starting with stamp production, proceeds from #1 through 21mm issues. For its day it was the definitive reference on printings, varieties, plating, and all forms of specialization. Still quite useful and sought after. Norwegian text, but includes English word list.  
#18035 With 1963 reprints

$140.00

#18001 Without 1963 reprints

$70.00

#18061 German translation, softbound (no reprints)

$45.00

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Norwegian Handbook, Volume II 1966 (1966) At one time the definitive reference for stamps starting with the 20mm issues through 1955, plus postage dues and officials. Still a very good reference as many subjects have yet to be touched by later publications. Norwegian text, but includes English word list.  
#18033 With 1966 reprints

$125.00

#18002 Without 1966 reprints

$55.00

#18062 German translation, softbound (no reprints)

$45.00

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Norwegian Handbook 1969 Volume III (1969) Also known as 'Filatelistika.' Includes stamps 1955-1968, postal stationery, airmail, ship mail, cancels 1845-54, town list, cancel types, meters, postal rates 1647-1719, and much more. Many consider this to be the most interesting volume of the series.  
#18063 With 1969 reprints

Price on request.

#18064 Without 1969 reprints

Price on request.

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#18136
Highly recommended item!
Norway Number One - The New Handbook - Second Edition (Gjelsvik, 2000) The most comprehensive handbook to date on this classic stamp. Includes paper, production, plating, postal history, cancellations, multiples, rarities, forgeries, everything! Superb illustrations, text COMPLETELY IN ENGLISH, Hardbound. Improved and Expanded edition.

$69.50

#18097
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Norway Number One - The New Handbook - First edition (Gjelsvik, 1994) Comprehensive handbook: includes paper, production, plating, postal history, cancels, multiples, forgeries, etc. Superb illustrations, with text completely in ENGLISH. A few copies left at a great price.

$32.50

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4 Skilling 1855 (Jellestad & King-Farlow, 1955) Entirely in English discussing and illustrating Norway's first stamp" Production, varieties, cancels, postal history, etc. Still a sought after title.  
#18066 with "Large Version" of 1955 Souvenir Card

$40.00

#18059 without "Large Version" of 1955 Souv Card

$26.00

#18168 The First Stamp of Norway: Development and Progression of Plate Flaws (1988, Schnell, Posthorn supplement) A small (8 pages plus cover), but very interesting monograph discussing and illustrating how plate flaws changed (enlarged or shrunk) over the time of the printing. In English, heavily illustrated. New copy.

$6.00

#18150
Highly recommended item!
Norway - The Skilling Oscar Stamps (Gjelsvik, 2002) An incredible and important new work covering this major stamp issue. Not since the 1963 Handbook has anything significant been published on this issue. Completely in ENGLISH, hardbound, and with color illustrations throughout. Details the design, printing, production, use, postal history, postmarks, varieties, plating, etc. Illustrates and describes all the plate positions, illustrates the postmarks, discusses and illustrates the reprints, forgeries, etc. All collectors of early Norwegian stamps will want this important book.

$135.00

#18004 Norway 1867-68 Typographed Coat of Arms (Thune-Larsen, 1983 English translation) Useful 12-page booklet describing the issue, its production, and use. In English.

$7.00

#18005 Norway 1871-75 Issue Skilling Denominations Shaded Posthorn (Richter, et al., 1983) Highly recommended 50 page book describing the issue, its production, types, varieties, and plating. Well illustrated and readable. In English.

$9.00

#18006 Norway 1877-78 Issue Ore Denominations Shaded Posthorn (Berntsen, English tran 1983) Interesting and useful 58-page book on these stamps, their production, types, plating, and varieties. Well illustrated. In English.

$8.50

#18052 Posthorn Issue 1879-1883 Postal History and Philately (Snarvold, 1984; Posthornutgavene 1879-1883 Posthistorie og Filateli) Extremely well-illustrated study of the scarce Shaded Posthorn 5 and 10 ore issues of 1879-83. Entirely in Norwegian, but every plate position pictured.

$18.50

#18007 Norway 1878 Issues Oscar II Krone Values (Gellein, English tran 1983) Fascinating well-illustrated 12-page booklet on this 3-stamp issue. Covers the stamps, varieties, production, use, etc. In English.

$6.00

#18193
New Item!
Posthorn Stamp Issues Identification Key (Aune, 2006) Color 16 page booklet that steps through the identification process for Posthorn design stamps, RESULTING IN NORGESKATALOGEN NUMBERS. Text entirely in Norwegian and numbers are from Norgeskatalogen, thus extra effort if you do not read Norwegian and/or do not have an NK catalog. (If enough orders are received I MAY, not guaranteed, develop an English translation and a basic correlation to Scott numbers.)

$17.00

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#18183
New Item!
Local Officially Issued Stamp Booklets (Little Library vol. 3) (2007; Det lille bibliotek bind 3). Includes the best and most recent cataloging of thes fascinating modern booklets which are often very scarce. Includes many other important articles and catalogs including modern postal stationery, postage due marks, express labels, etc. (see item #18183). Highly recommended.

$37.00

#18032 Norwegian Booklets (1988; World Booklet Catalog, Norwegian sections) The most complete cataloging of Norwegian booklets in English.

$22.00

#18022 Norwegian Booklets & Slot Machine Booklets (Haga, 1985; Norske Frimerkehefter og Automathefter) The primary detailed catalog and handbook underlying the Norgeskatalogen listings. In Norwegian, but a must-have reference for serious booklet collectors.

$11.00

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Norwegian Internal Postal Rates and Fees 1877-1995 (Aune & Aune, 1997; Norske Innenriksek Porto- Takster & Bebyrer 1877-1995) The definitive (and only significant) handbook of internal postal rates. Extraordinarily complete and detailed. In Norwegian, but very easy to use and well illustrated. Must-have book for all serious Norway cover collectors.  
#18122 Hardbound

$149.00

#18123 Softbound

$97.50

#18122 Norwegian Internal Postal Rates and Fees 1877-1995, Hardbound (Aune & Aune, 1997; Norske Innenriksek Porto- Takster & Bebyrer 1877-1995) The definitive (and only significant) handbook of internal postal rates. Extraordinarily complete and detailed. In Norwegian, but very easy to use and well illustrated. Must-have book for all serious Norway cover collectors.

$149.00

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Norwegian Air Mail (Thomassen, 1998) INCREDIBLE! A master work! Internal & foreign airmail rates, routes, flights, etc. 343 pages, well illustrated, 100% ENGLISH TEXT. Including WWII secret flights, catalog of propaganda leaflet drops, aerogram issues, first flights, ALL POSTAL RATES, regulations, and more, more, more!  
#18129 Hardbound (recommended)

$115.00

#18130 Softbound

$99.00

#18048 Norwegian Covers Before 1855 (Sundsbo, 1989; Norske Brev for 1855) Handsome and very important reference for pre-philatelic covers. Well-illustrated, plus with many route maps, rate markings, rate tables, and Scandinavian/European 1851-1875 currency translation tables.

$54.00

#18021 Norwegian Postal Rates 1855-1865 (Brecke, 1984; Norske Portosatser 1855-1865) Long out-of-print key reference for this challenging time period. In Norwegian, but a must-have book for postal historian and collectors of early covers.

$39.00

#18125 Postal History Articles (Norwex 1997 Show Catalog) (1997, Norwex 1997 Katalog) Valuable collection of postal history and postmark articles, all in ENGLISH except as noted. Includes: Norway #1 pen cancels, pre-UPU Norway covers to overseas countries, modern postal history, Norway WWII airmail, Postal insignia before & after 1814 (English summary only), and more. Very interesting and useful.

$12.50

#18188
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Norway Parcel Post to 1945 (Ellis and Totten, 2011) A wonderful, long-needed work on all aspects of Norwegian parcel post, from the beginnings up to 1945. Includes domestic and foreign uses, periodicals and newspapers, cash-on-delivery, etc., with cataloging of the recorded postmarks, postal forms / parcel cards, labels, etc., as well as the domestic and to-Nordic parcel post rates. Well written, and well illustrated in color. 73 pages, metal-coil binding. A must-have book for any collector of Norwegian postal history.

$57.00

#18041 Norwegian Airmail 1911-1977 (Stark, 1978 plus 1981 supplement; Norsk Luftpost 1911-1977) Air postal history and all first flights, plus the air labels. English introduction. Includes the 1981 supplement with further info and updated PRICES.

$19.25

#18176
New Item!
Prisoners of War and Internees in Norway in World War I 1914-1919 (Thiesen, 2006) Subtitled "A Postal History Study", this also contains a great deal of information regarding conditions in Norway during WWI. 120 large-format pages COMPLETELY IN ENGLISH, with many illustrations. The primary internees are from the German Cruiser S.H.H. Berlin, the British Cruiser H.M.S. India, and the German Naval Airship (blimp, Zeppelin) L20, as well as other small groups. Includes censorship, Red Cross, markings, postmarks, labels, incoming and outgoing mail, and even lists of the names of the known internees and POWs. A must-have reference for anybody interested in WWI postal history, censorship, Norwegian postal history, etc.

$36.00

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Norwegian Exile Mail 1940-45 (Sanne, 1981; Norsk Eksilpost 1940-45; SPF Translation 1986) The standard reference on this fascinating chapter of Norwegian postal history. Covers all postal aspects of the exiled government, military, merchant marine, etc. The English edition was further enhanced by the author.  
#18023 English Edition (w/more info)

$24.50

#18015 Norwegian Edition

$22.00

#18111 Norwegian Military Mail in Great Britain During WWII (Eriksen, 1972; Feltposttjenesten i Storbritannia Under den 2. Verdenskrig) Very well illustrated 48-page book on this aspect of exile mail. In Norwegian but quite interesting and useful.

$13.50

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Norwegian Censorship During First Part of WWII & Military Post During 1940 (Torstad, 1995; Den Norske Postkontrollen under Forste del av den Annen Verdenskrig og Feltposttjenesten under Felttoget i 1940) Superb new classic reference of this scarce material. In Norwegian, with English intro & history chapters. Every mark/item superbly illustrated!  
#18107 Hardbound

$98.00

#18108 Softbound

$76.00

#18081 German Censorship of Civil Mail in Norway 1940-1945 (Lindewald, 1991; Tysk Postcontroll a Civil Post i Norge 1940-1945) In Swedish, this 176-page book is considered a working paper to which others are invited to contribute for future publication. Now obsolete for 1940 markings.

$35.00

#18175
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German Military Units and Field Post Numbers Connected to Norway 1940-1945 (Lordahl, 2001; Tyske militaere avdelinger of feltpostnumre tilknyttet Norge 1940-1945) An extraordinarily valuable book discussing the German military mail in/to/from Norway and, for the first time, attempting to list all the FP numbers, Kenn numbers, units, locations, etc. 58 pages of FULL TEXT in Norwegian, ENGLISH, and German, with excellent explanations. Followed by perhaps 250 unnumbered pages listing by FP#, Organizational Unit Name, and Location in Norway. AN ABSOLUTELY MUST-HAVE BOOK FOR German military mail in/to/from Norway during WWII; you have to have this to know for sure if a cover is actually from the Norwegian area of operations. Easy to use and understand. Highly recommended; it can pay for itself with one cover.

$79.00

#18178
New Item!
German Official Mail in Norway 1942-1945 (Bunaes, 2004; Deutsches Dienstpostamt Oslo 1942-1945) An extraordinarily interesting, but up to now little documented, chapter of Norwegian WWII postal history. This is THE ultimate reference on all possible aspects of the subject. 68 pages with COMPLETE ENGLISH and Norwegian text. Many illustrations (some in color) of covers, pre-printed envelopes, handstamps, postal markings, and cancellations. Includes a catalog section with an attempt at RARITY RATINGS for postmarks. An important, must-have book for anybody interested in Norwegian WWII-era postal history or postal markings.

$33.00

#18179
New Item!
Postal History of Gestapo Police Prisoner Camp Grini (in Norway) During WWII (Lordahl, 2004; Polizeihaftlingslager GRINI 1941-1945 and the Prisoner Mail) A fascinating, if not chilling, postal history (and brief social history) of this little-known chapter of the German Occupation of Norway. 48 pages, COMPLETELY IN ENGLISH, well illustrated. Includes cataloging of known handstamps, censorship markings, labels, pre-printed forms and cards, etc.

$19.00

#18180
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Norwegian Officers in German Captivity 1940-1945 and Their Prisoner Mail (Lordahl, 2004) A fascinating history of this little-known subject. COMPLETELY IN ENGLISH and remarkably well illustrated. 40 pages covering every possible aspect of the prisoners and their incoming and outgoing mail. Includes censorship and Red Cross connections. Catalog and illustrations of all known markings.

$19.00

#18181
New Item!
Norwegian Student Internees 1943-1945 and Their Postal History. (Lordahl, 2007; Norske Studenter Internert 1943-1945) In 1943 university students in Norway protested the advantages given to Nazi party members at the University of Oslo. 1100 students were arrested; some were released, but 652 were sent to Germany for so-called re-education. This 93-page, Norwegian text only book documents their story and the postal history of the mail sent by and to them. Remarkably well illustrated and includes a list of all 652 students so that you may properly identify student covers. Includes all related aspects of prisoner mail, camp markings, Red Cross connections, censorship markings and labels, etc. A fascinating and virtually unknown subject.

$28.00

#18106 German Navy Feltpost in Norway 1940-45 (Larsson-Fedde, 1995; Den Tyske Marinens Feltposttjeneste i Norge 1940-1945) Terrific new listing of Naval Feltpost numbers, names of units, & locations. Never before presented in this manner; of great interest to WWII and postal history collectors. In Norwegian, but 95% tabular and easy to use.

$36.00

#18177
New Item!
German Prisoners of War in Norway 1945-1947 and Their Prisoner Mail (Fedde, Lordahl, Torstad, 2005) This fascinating subject has seen virtually no coverage in philatelic (or other) literature. At the end of WWII, there were about 500,000 foreign citizens in Norway, about 300,000 of them German (or Austrian) military personnel. This 142 large-format page book details some of the history of the movement of these people and the extensive postal history, censorship, etc., related to their captivity and repatriation. COMPLETELY IN ENGLISH with many illustrations, including original documents, and extensive detail. This book represents the important final chapter for Norway in WWII.

$59.00

#18128 Norwegian & Swedish UN Military Mail (Arb. Krigs- og Feltpost...Norge, 1997; FN-Feltpost) Collection of article reprints, in Swedish, covering Norwegian and Swedish UN Forces activities from 1947-1997. Many illustrations; full of hard-to-obtain information.

$33.00

#18145 Always Underway: 350 Years of Norwegian Post Office History (Vol. I 1647-1920 Johannessen, 1997; Vol. II 1920-1997 Thue, 1997; Alltid underveis: Postverkets historie gjennom 350 ar) A breathtaking set of two hardbound volumes totaling 831 pages. While this is a history of the post office, not a postal history book, it will be of great interest to collectors of Norwegian postal history. Though the text is in Norwegian, it is beautifully illustrated and handsomely produced. This book is offered at a price that must be far below the original production cost.

$98.00

#18153
Highly recommended item!
Drama in the Arctic: S.O.S. Italia: Polar Search for Nobile and Amundsen (Goldberg, 2003) Fascinating story of the search for and rescue of the crew of the dirigible Italia (a Zeppelin-like lighter-than-air craft). In 1928 the Italia flew from Svalbard / Spitzbergen to the North Pole. On the way back to Spitzbergen, it crashed with 16 souls on board. This book tells the story of the search for and rescue of the crew, through the use of history and postal history. The rescue included 23 aircraft, 16 ships, and 1400 men. In the process, 17 men died, including the famous explorer Roald Amundsen. Beautiful 144-page book IN ENGLISH, heavily illustrated. This is a must-have book for anybody interested in polar history or polar postal history.

$42.50

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#18105 Postal History of the Norwegian Hamburg Line 1853-65 - The New Handbook (Gjelsvik, 1996) This new book is completely in ENGLISH and is completely revised, not just a translation of the earlier Norwegian edition. Hardbound, beautifully illustrated, and very useful for the postal historian, ship mail collector, and classic cover collector.

$69.00

#18089 Ships and Post of the Hamburg Route 1853-1865 (Gjelsvik, 1983, reprinted 1994; Skip og Post i Hamburgruten 1853-1865) Classic ship mail from the important Hamburg route handling much of the mail to/from Norway. In Norwegian. Useful for collectors of other classic Norwegian, Scandinavian, and European postal history.

$25.50

#18045 Prinds Gustav: 150 Years of Northern Norway Ship Mail (Melboe, 1988; Dampskipet Prinds Gustav og Postgangen til Nord-Norge for 150 ar Siden) Postal history, postmarks, and ship history of the famous early mail ship Prinds Gustav.

$42.00

#18137 Handbook & Catalog of Ship Cancellations on the Trondelag Routes (Gjelsvik, 1991; Handbok over stempler og paskrifter fra post med skip i lokale ruter i Trondelag) A gem of a small (56 pages) book that will be of interest to any collector of Norwegian ship mail or of northern Norwegian postal history. Earliest & latest dates, details, illustrations, etc.

$19.50

#18046 The Ships and Post of the Local Routes in the Trondelag District (Gjelsvik, 1986; Skip og Post i Lokale Ruter i Trondelag) Important postal history of the ships, cancels, sailing dates, etc., of ship mail in Northern Norway. Hardbound, 144 pages, well-illustrated.

$27.50

#18042 Ships and Post of the Ostfinmarks Route 1853-1868 (Gjelsvik, 1984; Skip og Post i Ostfinmarksruten 1853-1868) Early ship postal history of the route from Tromso north to Vadso.

$9.00

#18044 Postal Ships on Trondhjem Routes 1838-1865 (Gjelsvik, 1987; Statens Postdampere i Rute pa Throndhjem 1838-1836) The postal history and ships on routes to/from Throndhjem.

$9.00

#18043 Ship Mail in Trondelags District in the Stamp Period (Gjelsvik, 1983; Filatelistiske Spor Etter Posttransport Med Lokale Ruteskip i Trondelafsfylkene) Postal history, ships, and postmarks of the post-1854 mail in this region.

$9.00

#18113 Nordland Post Office Ship Mail (Hannevig, 1974; Nordland Postkontor) Interesting and well-illustrated 27-page Norwegian-text booklet discussing 1848-65 ship mail from Nordland.

$9.50

#18114 Sandosund Postal History (Hannevig, 1972; Sandosund Posthistorisk Studie) Important reference for 1852-70 mail to/from Norway via this key route point. Most Norwegian and much Swedish mail to/via Europe went through Sandosund.

$11.00

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#18012 Norwegian Prephilatelic Cancellations (Germeten & Mathiesen, 1983; Norske Prefrimstempler) Very well illustrated catalog and handbook of 1845-12/31/1854 cancels; the entire pre-stamp period. Illustrates every cancel, prices by color and domestic v.s. foreign destination, discusses use, and gives mail volume statistics.

$26.00

#18117 Handwritten Post Office Names on Norwegian Covers (Mathiesen & Hannevig, 1986; Handskrevne Poststednavn pa Norske Brev) 1600s through 1900 covers bearing handwritten town names when cancel devices did not exist or were not available. This is the primary reference on the subject. A must for collectors or early Norwegian covers. In Norwegian, but easy to use.

$29.00

#18024 Handbook of Norwegian 4-Ring Numeral Cancellations (Bunaes & Langangen, 1987; Handbok over Norske 4-Ringsnummerstempler) The only reference for these cancels. Includes dates & locations of use; lists by number and town or ship name. In Norwegian, with English introduction, but 99% tabular and illustrations -- every cancel pictured.

$59.50

#18173
Highly recommended item!
Norwegian Machine Cancellations With Text/Images 1904-2004 Priced Catalog (Aune, 2007; Priskatalog Norske Maskinstempler med Tekst 1904-2004) The primary reference on this important subject and the only catalog since 1978. Every cancellation is listed by each year in which it was used. For each cancel, the listing includes: illustration, type, overall use period(s), town with earliest and latest known use in each town, and price. Many cancels were used for multiple years, but in different towns in different years and often for only short periods of time in a year. Many of these cancels are scarce and some are rare. This is the first time pricing has been available! Also valuable for thematic collectors. Hardbound, 215 pages. In Norwegian, but extremely easy to use.

$94.00

#18119 Handbook of Norwegian Musical Postmarks 1926-93 (Sorbye, 1995; Handbok over Norske Stempler med Motiv Musikk) Pictures every postmark in this topic and supplies complete information on the usage and the musical event. 260 pages; COMPLETE ENGLISH, German, and Norwegian text throughout.

$74.50

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Postal History & Cancels of Finnmark (ARCTIC) (Tegler, 1994; Posthistorie og Poststempler fra Finnmark Fylke) Important handbook and catalog of this Arctic Circle region. Pictures all cancels and includes towns, ships, railway, CENSORSHIP, Russian/Norwegian cancels, etc. Important for both Norwegian and polar postal history collectors.  
#18092 Hardbound

$110.00

#18093 Softbound

$88.00

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Cancellations from Buskerud Province (Karlsen, 1993; Poststempler fra Buskerud Fylke) Huge 640-page fully illustrated listing of all postmarks of this important area (Drammen is largest town). Pictures every cancel, with dates of use, maps, etc. Includes railways and ships.  
#18094 Hardbound

$87.00

#18095 Softbound

$63.00

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Post Offices and Cancellations of Vest-Agder (Stillufsen & Hansen, 1996; Poststedene i Vest-Agder) Handbook of the post offices and cancellations of this popular Southern region. Larger towns include: Kristiansand, Farsund, Mandal, etc. Every cancel illustrated with dates of use. In Norwegian, but 99% tabular & illustrations.  
#18110 Softbound

$69.00

#18118 Catalog of Telemark Postmarks (Helland, et al, 1989; Katalog over Poststempler i Telemark) The definitive catalog of cancels from this important region. Every cancel illustrated with dates of use. In Norwegian, but hardly any text; easy to use.

$57.00

#18040 Postal History of Ringerike Area (Ostlund, 1985; Posten Pa Ringerike) Handbook of postal history and cancels of the towns (principal town of area is Honefoss), military, and railways of the area.

$23.00

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Norwegian Ship Cancellation Catalog (Danielsen, 1991 SECOND EDITION; Norske Skipspost Stempler) Extremely useful and complete updated edition listing and picturing all internal ship cancels, including 4-ring, town-type, merchant marine, crown & posthorn, pictorial, etc., with dates of use and route maps.  
#18115 Hardbound

$89.00

#18071 Softbound

$65.00

#18070 Norway Sea Postal Routes to/from Other Countries (Danielsen, 1991; Sjo-Postruter pa Utlandet) Outstanding and only book on this important subject. Describes the routes, ships, postal history, and cancels of incoming/outgoing ship mail. Pictures all the cancels and types, gives dates of use, etc. Important reference.

$38.00

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Norway Sea Post: Bergen-Stavanger (Holten, 1993; Sjo-Postruter pa Norskekysten Nattruten og Dagruten Bergen - Stavanger) Handbook and catalog of the cancels and postal history of this important ship mail route. Comprehensive and well illustrated.  
#18116 Hardbound (now out of print)

$60.00

#18088 Softbound

$37.00

#18050 Norwegian Travelling Post Offices: Part II: The Shipboard Markings (Chambers, 1988) Lists (pictures some) and gives dates of use for the ship cancels, along with some historical information. Entirely in ENGLISH.

$21.00

#18049 Norwegian Travelling Post Offices: Part I: The Railway Markings (Chambers, 1988) Entirely in ENGLISH, lists (pictures some) and gives date of use for the railway cancels, along with some historical information.

$21.00

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#18103
Highly recommended item!
OFK Norwegian Postal Stationery Catalog 1996/97 (Aune/OFK, 1996; Norge Helpostkatalog 1996/97 utgave) The primary catalog for Norwegian stationery. COMPLETELY IN COLOR with PRICING for Mint, Used, and Used with additional stamps. Double Cards are priced, in addition to Mint, Used normally, Used both ways, and used individual parts. EVERY ITEM is illustrated in color, with very clear points of identification, including some identification keys that make it very easy. Includes local post postal stationery. Very sturdy softbound, 95 pages. In Norwegian, but extremely easy to use and remarkably valuable. A must-have reference.

$68.00

#18183
New Item!
Modern Norwegian Postal Stationery (Little Library vol. 3) (2007; Det lille bibliotek bind 3). Includes the only cataloging of modern postal stationery issued after 1997 catalog. Also contains article and cataloging for post office change of address cards (very much like postal stationery). Many other important articles and catalogs as well, including local booklets. Highly recommended.

$37.00

#18080 Norway Postal Stationery Catalog 1988 SUPPLEMENT Updated prices and new listings for the 1980 Soot-Ryen Catalog. Offered as supplied by the authors (unclear photo copy).

$6.00

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#18104
Highly recommended item!
Catalog of Norwegian Local Post Stamps (Schoyen & Aune, 2005; Katalog over Norges Byposter) This is THE catalog for Norwegian local posts. Wonderful FULL COLOR illustrations and pricing for NH, Hinged, No Gum, Used, Covers, and Blocks! Includes full listings for Spitzbergen. Excellent coverage of varieties, cancellations, proofs, fakes, and reprints. Where numbers have changed from Pihl (some new listings), the Pihl numbers are also stated. The text is in Norwegian, but it is mostly pictures and listings; most English readers will find it easy to use. Hardbound, 162 pages, very well produced. All collectors of Norwegian local posts must have this catalog!

$69.00

#18189
New Item!
Spitzbergen Cruise Mail 1890-1914 (Inc. Local Post Stamps & Postmarks) 3rd Ed (Adams, Totten, and Williams, THIRD EDITION 2011; Spitzbergen Cruise Mail 1890-1914) Fascinating and extremely useful 86-page, entirely English language, color-illustrated book describing the postal history of the early Spitzbergen mails which mostly emanated from tourist cruise ship visits. Includes extensive details on the ships, routes, and cruising activity, but especially cataloging and illustrating the local post stamps and labels, and the postmarks and ships cachets, etc. Wonderfully produced. THIS THIRD EDITION HAS 28 MORE PAGES than the 2nd Edition; even if you have a previous edition, I highly recommend this new, expanded edition.

$59.00

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Highly recommended item!
Norwegian Local Post Catalog (Pihl, 1963; Norges Byposter og annen norsk lokalpost) The classic catalog and handbook of Norwegian local post stamps. Though a 2005 catalog has updated values and information, there is a huge amount of information in the Pihl 1963 catalog that is not found anywhere else. This is still needed by any collector of Norwegian local post stamps. Original examples are quite scarce and always have significant binding wear.  
#18124 Hardbound, Enlarged photocopy.

$19.50

#18034 Original edition in very good used condition.

$47.50

Railway and Ship Parcel Stamps Shopping Cart: Review or Check Out   Top 
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#18056 Norwegian Railway and Steamship Parcel Stamps (Brofos, 1964; SCC-authorized photocopy) Still the primary catalog of these scarce stamps. Entirely in ENGLISH, pictures most stamps and many cancels.

$9.00

#18142 Throndhjem-Storen Railway and its Parcel Stamps (Gjelsvik, 2000; Throndhjem-Storen og dens Pakkefrimerker) Very interesting and colorful hardbound book covering these railway parcel stamps and the railway that issued them. In Norwegian, but still very useful to English reader. Color illustrations. Types, varieties, cancellations, etc.

$42.50

#18083 Parcel Stamps Volume I: Oslo and Akershus (Hafsten, Schoyen, Sor-Reime, 1992; Fraktmerkekatalog for Oslo og Akershus - Del 1: Sporveier og Forstadsbaner) Handbook and catalog, in Norwegian, but extremely useful. Extensively illustrated, includes print quantities, usages, cancels, rates, etc.

$16.00

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The Revenue Stamps of Norway and Related Non-Fiscal Issues (Wang, 2007) An extraordinarily important new work that will surely be the standard reference for decades to come. Wang's extremely thorough approach, together with invaluable contributions from Paul Nelson and Frederick and Alexander Brofos, plus those of more than 50 other people, has resulted in an extremely useful catalog / handbook. Every item illustrated and fully described; with English text, and CATALOG PRICE GUIDE (pages 1004-1061). 1090 pages packed with information. The printed edition is out of print, but a few copies are still available on CD (which has the advantage of color pictures). This is a must-have catalog!  
#18171 CD Edition w/color pictures

$34.00

#10036 Norway Revenue Stamps (Scandinavian Revenue Stamps, Volume 1) (Nelson, 1983, with 1984 supp., 2nd printing) This complete volume is the most current and most complete source of information on Norwegian revenue stamps and stamped paper, including all types of revenues and tax paids. Original out of print; this is an authorized photocopied hardbound edition.

$24.00

#18017 Norwegian Revenue Stamps (Soot-Ryen,1975; Norges Sportel-, Juster-, og Stempelmerker) The original primary handbook of early Norwegian revenue stamps. Now superceded by the new catlog, however, this still includes a lot of information that can be found nowhere else. Priced, in Norwegian but English catalog listings. Includes sheet of reprints of the 15 Sportelmaerke stamps, made in only 1000 copies from the original cliches.

$29.00

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See also the Scandinavian Christmas Seal Catalogs listed under the Scandinavia section, Christmas Seals.
#18194
New Item!
Norwegian Christmas Seals Catalog 1906-2006 (Aune and Ljodal, 2010; Priskatalog Norske Julemerker 1906-2006). The first 100 years of Norwegian Christmas seals, from all Christmas-time issuers. Very important and extremely well produced hardbound 157 page book with hundreds of color illustrations. Illustrates seals, varieties, types, proofs, booklets, sales signs, etc. Includes identification details for the reprints of the very early issues. Has postal rate charts for Christmas time mailings. All listings are priced. In Norwegian, but should be easy to use for most readers (I can help if necessary). Extraordinary reference that is a must-have if you collect any aspect of Norwegian seals or their use.

$98.00

#18156 Norway Labels 1897-2001 (Ljodal, 2002; Norske Brevmerker, Brevmerker - 2nd Utgave) A huge catalog of the stunning variety of Norwegian "brevmerker" (letter stamps, i.e. labels). Fully illustrated with as much information as is known -- this is the source for information on these issues. The labels cover every conceivable topic; from lighthouses to WWII Nazi issues. If it has been recorded it is in this book. An important, but little known, reference. This volume does not include the "markater" (numbered edition advertising labels) which are covered in a separate volume. 358 pages.

$59.00

#18157 Norway Merkat Advertising Labels (Ljodal, 2000; Norske Brevmerker, Merkater i Norge) The so-called merkater (or maerkater) are mostly advertising and poster stamps / labels. They originated in Denmark and even those that were for Norwegian consumption were printed in Denmark. The common feature of all is that they have an issue number printed on each stamp/label. This is as complete a listing as exists for the Norwegian issues, not all are pictured, but all are listed. This is the only source for such information! 126 pages.

$40.00

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Issued by the Norway Philatelic Federation, starting in 2004. These books are INCREDIBLY USEFUL, each containing several articles with information available nowhere else. The articles tend to be actual cataloging of their subjects, not just discussion. The text is in Norwegian, but most articles are relatively easy to use because most are catalog listings. This is an absolute must-have series for any collector with specialized Norwegian stamp or postal history interests; they are a gold mine of information.
#18166
Highly recommended item!
Little Library of Norwegian Philately - Volume 1 - 2004 (2004; Det lille bibliotek bind 1). Town and Ship Cancels w/Illustrations, pictured; Norway Postal Savings Stamps 1950-1976 detailed catalog; "Innlevert Etter Postavgang" markings, a catalog; "Signing Cards", a type of Souvenir Cards, important illustrated catalog; Post Office Issued Picture Post Cards, a catalog; Postage Due Markings, an extremely important 20-page illustrated catalog; Official Post Office Mail Post Cards 1900-2001, a catalog; CPR Postal Cards, modern illustrated postal cards; Kortevardehandlernes Ombringelseskontor Local Post / Carrier Stamps, a catalog; Osvald Gubberuds Ombringelseskont Local Post / Carrier Stamps, a catalog; Post Offices in Shops from 2001, cataloging. Tremendously valuable reference!

$34.00

#18167
Highly recommended item!
Little Library of Norwegian Philately - Volume 2 - 2005 (2005; Det lille bibliotek bind 2). Foreign Post Office Postmarks at Stamp Shows in Norway, a catalog; Norwegian Postage Due Labels 1917-2003, extremely important 14-page illustrated catalog; Miniature / Thimble Postmarks, extremely important 18-page catalog -- the ONLY listing; Bulk Mail Postage Stamp-Like Imprints by Post Office, a catalog; Philatelically Inspired Norway Perfins, a catalog; Norwegian Registered Mail Labels 1925-2005, important catalog; Norwegian Postal Savings Officially Printed Post Cards, a catalog; Machine Cancellations with Text 1979-2004, extremely important catalog supplement to the original catalog. Tremendously important and useful.

$27.00

#18183
Highly recommended item!
Little Library of Norwegian Philately - Volume 3 - 2007 (2007; Det lille bibliotek bind 3). Foreign Post Office Postmarks at Stamp Shows in Norway, catalog supplement to vol 2; LOCALLY ISSUED STAMP BOOKLETS important catalog; Post Office Christmas souvenir cards; POSTAGE DUE MARKINGS ON MAIL TO OTHER COUNTRIES; Personalized stamps issued by stamp shows and philatelic organizations; EXPRESS MAIL POSTAL HISTORY AND LABELS w/catalog; Post Office Address Change Cards (related to postal stationery); MODERN POSTAL STATIONERY (since 1997 catalog; many topicals); index to vols 1-3. Tremendously important and useful. Should be in every Norwegian philatelic library.

$37.00

Annual Year Books Shopping Cart: Review or Check Out   Top 
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Issued since 1983, the annual yearbook contains interesting articles and research, with an emphasis on postal history and cancels, but also includes the years stamps and pictorial postmarks. In Norwegian.
#18192
New Item!
Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 2012 Over 25 articles, including ship mail (several articles); early flights; local postal histories and their postmarks; modern postal stationery; new stamp issues; new pictorial cancels; Olympic philately; Listebrev cancels; Antarctic Expeditions; special handstamps' America mail to Norway; WWII occupation mail; 1870 Balloon flight to Norway. Valuable reference with quite a bit of information never before published in book form.

$23.00

#18191
New Item!
Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 2011 0ver 24 articles, including ship mail (several articles); early Norway metered mail; letter from 1442!; CATALOG OF NORWEGIAN INTERNATIONAL REPLY COUPONS (24 pages); local postal histories; WWII postal history; FAROE ship mail (skyds letters); new special cancels; modern postal history; and much more. A valuable reference; most of the information has never been published in book form.

$22.00

#18187
Highly recommended item!
Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 2010 0ver 30 articles, including ship mail (several articles); Scouting cancels; local postal histories and their postmarks; modern postal stationery; new stamp issues; new pictorial cancels; WWII POW camp; WWII Legion label; machine cancels in Alesund; railway postal history; Svalbard route ship mail; Norway-GB ship mail 1807-1815; and much more. A valuable reference with quite a bit of information never before published in book form.

$21.00

#18186
Highly recommended item!
Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 2009 0ver 25 articles, including ship mail (several articles); Scouting cancels; local postal histories and their postmarks; modern postal stationery; new stamp issues; new pictorial cancels; Hindenburg and Zeppelin mail; history of Norwegian post office emblem / logo; 1882 cover to Africa; Norwegians in 1899-1902 Boer war; U.S. presidents on stamps; 1945 sinking of Cap Arcona refugee ship; parcel post cancellations; and much more. A valuable reference with quite a bit of information never before published in book form.

$21.00

#18185 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 2008 0ver 30 articles, including ship mail (several articles); Scouting cancels; local postal histories and their postmarks; modern postal stationery; new stamp issues; new pictorial cancels; WWII SS censorship of mail from interned students; worldwide air bridge to Berlin; Norway's first postal car/bus route; WWII postal history; and much more. A valuable reference with quite a bit of information never before published in book form.

$21.00

#18184 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 2007 0ver 30 articles, including ship mail (several articles); Scouting cancels; local postal histories and their postmarks; modern postal stationery; new stamp issues; radio tax/revenue stamps (part 2); railway postal history; Narvik Nazi fantasy stamps; London issue WWII stamps; registered parcel mail to the U.S.; Denmark newspaper stamps; and much more. A valuable reference with quite a bit of information never before published in book form.

$21.00

#18169 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 2006 0ver 30 articles, including ship mail (several articles); Scouting cancel; Local postal histories and their postmarks; royal post cards; 1905 postal history, stamps, and essays; radio tax revenue stamps; airmail postal rate verification marks; WWI internee mail from Norway; post-WWII censorship in Norway and internee/pow mail; 1952 Olympic postmarks; DWI postal history; and much more. A valuable and useful reference with quite a bit of information never before published in book form.

$18.00

#18165 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 2005 0ver 30 articles, including ship mail (several articles), Scouting cancel, Norway #1 150 Year Anniv, WWII-era postal history, Norway-USA mail during WWII, several local postal histories and their postmarks, Stampless mail to Norway, Forgeries of Estonia stamps, early airmail postal history, modern postal labels, many different types of unusual postmarks, and much more. Very interesting and useful.

$16.00

#18164 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 2004 0ver 30 articles, including ship mail (several articles), postal stationery including cataloging of issues 1997-2003, various types of postmarks, WWII mail, Scouting cancel, Ballon Monte to Norway, PAQUEBOT markings, Consular revenue stamps, Troms Postkontor, and much more. Very interesting and useful. These books belong in every specialists library.

$16.00

#18151 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 2003 0ver 27 articles, including ship mail (several articles), handling of returned mail, Zeppelin postal rate, Norway Illinois post office, Scouting postmarks, early postal rates for the blind, mail to sailors on ships, Svalbard/Spitzbergen, Hammerfest postal history including local post, railway postmarks, official postal seals, as well as various other Norwegian postal history articles. Very interesting and useful.

Price on request.

#18148 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 2002 0ver 25 articles, including ship mail, Oscar proofs, modern postal history, early postal history, WWII-era postal history and censorship, Scouting postmark, the London issue, DWI towns and postmarks, catalog of locally produced (official) stamp booklets, various local postal histories and postmarks, and much more. The booklet catalog is an important reference. This edition is sold out and virtually unobtainable.

Price on request.

#18147 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 2001 0ver 28 articles, including ship and railway mail, return receipts, early postal history, WWII-era postal history, Faroe WWII postal history, WWII "Ao" censor marks, early postmarks, Christiania local post, Spitzbergen/ Svalbard postal history and locals, Scouting postmark, and much more. Very difficult edition to obtain.

$15.00

#18146 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 2000 0ver 25 articles, including modern postal history, early postal history, airmail and air topic, ship mail of various sorts, stamp shows, Scouting related mail, Danish West Indies, Norwegian WWII Mail from Consulate in Stockholm, and much more. Very difficult edition to obtain.

$15.00

#18135 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1999 Over 26 articles, including modern postal history, early postal history, airmail and air topic, paquebot cancels, postoblat numeral cancels (postal seals), 1933 Scouting event, Scouts on booklets, Throndheim-Kirkenes cancels, and several other postal history articles.

$14.00

#18134 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1998 Over 19 articles, including modern postal history, 1850-67 postal rates to German-Austrian Postal Union, ship mail, early airmail service, Scouting mail, Belgian arctic expedition, some local postal histories, and much more.

$14.00

#18121 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1997 Over 25 articles, including 3-ring cancels on #1, rate/due handstamps on early covers from France, local post postal history, extensive article on the Alesund local post, various on ship mail and railway mail, etc.

$14.00

#18120 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1996 More than 30 articles, including postal history, ship, rail, and military mail, Tromso postmarks, postage due & unrecognized postage, postage rates 1647-1877, Throndheim railway stamps (excellent), and much more.

$14.00

#18101 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1995 39 articles, including Norway's first postmark, rare covers combining the stamps of Norway and other countries, military and railway postal stationery, early Trondhjem cancels, and cancels of Kristiania and several other areas.

$14.00

#18100 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1994 Includes early ship mail, Winter Olympics, Kristiania cancels, Vestfinnmark ship mail, 1859-60 mail between Norway & Spain, and the postal history of a number of towns.

$14.00

#18084 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1993 Includes Christiania & Christianssand cancels, ship mail, military mail, perfins, early mail to Norway & Sweden, postal rate chart 1877-1993, etc.

$14.00

#18073 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1992 Includes postal regions, railway mail, Bear Island, military mail, Trondheim classic postal history, ship mail, postage due markings, Oslo cancels, and more.

$14.00

#18072 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1991 Includes WWII military postal history inc. Polish Narvik brigade, Spitzbergen 1928 flight, other flights, manuscript cancels, ship mail, other cancels, Norsk-American 1925 issue, meter imprints, etc.

$14.00

#18065 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1990 Includes special article on new printings (mostly defins) with various papers and gums; an excellent catalog of METER imprints (cont from 1989), early covers, military post, Trondheim censors, WWII-era stamp speculation, and ship mail.

$14.00

#18054 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1989 Includes 26 articles with special emphasis on POLAR REGION philately and Norwegian METER imprints. Plus ship mail, flight to Spitzbergen, Amundsen, and Bouvet Oya.

$14.00

#18028 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1988 Includes Runic alphabet, prephilatelic letters, Miniature (thimble) cancels, Postage due markings, German occupation, Norwegian-American U.S. military unit, Norwegian UN forces mail, S.S. Scotland labels and cancels, Norwegiana cancels, and more.

$12.50

#18027 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1987 Includes Post in Oyer area, postal rates to and from other countries during WWII, MILITARY POSTAL STATIONERY, Hjelpestempel from Troms area, ship mail (several), and Trondheim local post.

$12.50

#18026 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1986 Includes Laurvig cancels, ship mail on Mjosa, stamp shows & cancels 1914-85, modern sheet marginal markings, German feltpost in Norway, ship mail, and Wilkins-Ellsworth Arctic Submarine covers.

$12.50

#18020 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1985 Includes FRAMA 1st issue FDC fakes, hometown collecting, pre-philatelic covers, Christiania cancels, ship mail, Osterdalen & Ullensaker area cancels, and Trondheim cancels.

$12.50

#18019 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1984 Includes ship mail, mail to Spitzbergen, WWII provisional postal markings, printing of modern issues (plate markings), Nordkapp, and Norwegiana.

$12.50

#18018 Norwegian Philatelic Year Book 1983 Includes postal history, military mail, 4 sk Oscar & 1863 Vapen cancels, ship cancels, 20mm Posthorn sorting and identification, and WWII censors. First year of issue; long out of print and very hard to obtain.

$26.00

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#18051 Norwegian Post Office Post Card Catalog (Ellefsen, 1987; Katalog over Postale Postkort) The only catalog of the official Norwegian Post Office post cards, also called "stamp cards." Includes and PICTURES ALL types of cards, describes varieties, and gives printing quantities.

$19.50

#18053 Nordia 1989 (Fredrikstad) Exhibition Catalog (1989; Nordia 89 - Nordisk Frimerkeutstilling i Fredrikstad Katalog) Several articles including Early mail between Norway & Finland, Norway & Iceland, Norway & Denmark, Slesvig stamps.

$9.00

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Norwegian Handbook 1855-1914 (Anderssen & Dethloff, 1915; Norges Frimerker 1855-1914) The first major handbook of Norwegian stamps. Remarkably good illustrations and very thorough for the era. Edition of only 550. Issued with the Official Reprints of #1, 2-5, and 15 (between pages 24 and 25) mounted on attractive presentation page. Only 550 sets of reprints were issued (2006 Facit Catalog value SEK 4850 = $675) and are avidly sought after. Original softbound binding was very weak and is now always quite worn. Both the book and the reprints are extremely scarce.  
#18158 Original Softbound WITH REPRINTS. Binding worn as usual, first few pages with rounded upper right corner. Otherwise excellent.

$650.00

#18160 Sofbound, without reprints.

Price on request.

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Norwegian Handbook 1855-1924 (Anderssen & Dethloff, 1924; Norges Frimerker 1855-1924) The classic major revision to the first handbook, significantly expanded and with an amazing amount of information. Edition of only 1000. Issued with the Official 1924 Reprints of #1, 2-5, and 15 (between pages 64 and 65) mounted on attractive presentation page. Only 1000 sets of reprints were issued (2006 Facit Catalog value SEK 2450 = $340); they are avidly sought after and in my opinion, undervalued. The original soft binding is usually weak. Both the book and the reprints are very scarce.  
#18161 Original softbound, with reprints.

$390.00

#18163 Original softbound, without reprints, fairly good condition.

$75.00

#18060 Catalog of The Postage Stamps of Norway - 1947 (King-Farlow, 1948; Catalogue of The Postage Stamps of Norway; English tran. of 1947 Norgeskatalogen) The classic ENGLISH work which brought Norwegian philately to many outside Norway. Still quite interesting. Binding condition variable.

$27.50



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