9 June 2013

Norway: New royal stamps to be issued on 10 June

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4 new royal stamps will be issued by the Norwegian Postal Service on Monday 10 June 2013 to mark the 40th birthdays of Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit on 20 July and 19 August respectively.

The two first stamps show the Crown Prince and Crown Princess with their monograms. The third stamp shows the Crown Princely family at Skaugum - Marius Borg Høiby, Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Crown Prince Haakon and in front Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus. The fourth and last stamp pictures King Harald V and the two first persons in the line of succession to the Norwegian throne.

The stamps are designed by the well-known stamp artist Enzo Finger. All the stamps are valued at NOK 9,50 (A-mail, domestic). The various products made in connection with the new release can be viewed here.

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