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On This Day

Norway
Friday, 27 April 2007 (6/2007)

Commemorative Issue: Porsgrunn Bicentenary

Coat-of-arms, Customs house, Barque

Until the middle of the 17th century, Porsgrunn was the name of a small island on the east side of the Porsgrunn River. It was renamed Tollbodoya when the Customs House was moved there in 1661. Porsgrunn was then little more than a cluster of buildings, 26 on the east and 12 on the west side. The Customs House was a gathering place and centre of activity provided by timber exports, commodity imports, small-scale trading and an inn. By 1801 the population had grown from about 200 to 1600 and in 1807 King Christian VII granted Porsgrunn municipal privileges.

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Latest Stamp Issues:

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Country Issue Date Code Issue Type Issue Title Values
Australia 17 Mar 2015 7 Definitive Issue Australian Trees 4 values 70c, 1.40$, 2.10$, 2.10$
17 Mar 2015 7 Miniature Sheet Australian Trees - Minisheet 1 value 6.30$
03 Mar 2015 6 Commemorative Issue Tourist Transport 4 values , 70c, 70c, 70c, 70c
17 Feb 2015 5 Commemorative Issue Era of Sail - Clipper Ships 4 values 70c, 70c, 1.40$, 1.40$
03 Feb 2015 4 Commemorative Issue Love is in the Air 4 values 70c, 70c, 70c, 70c
22 Jan 2015 3 Commemorative Issue Australian Legends: The Victoria Cross 5 values 70c, 70c, 70c, 70c, 70c
22 Jan 2015 3 Miniature Sheet Australian Legends: The Victoria Cross - Minisheet 1 value 70c
22 Jan 2015 2 Miniature Sheet The First Victoria Cross - Minisheet 1 value 5.70$
13 Jan 2015 1 Commemorative Issue Australian Native Animals 6 values 70c, 70c, 70c, 70c, 1.40$, 1.40$
13 Jan 2015 1 Miniature Sheet Australian Native Animals - Minisheet 1 value 5.60$
Christmas Island 08 Jan 2015 1 Commemorative Issue Lunar New Year 2015 - Year of the Goat 2 values 70c, 2.10$
08 Jan 2015 1 Miniature Sheet Lunar New Year 2015 - Year of the Goat - Minisheet 1 value 2.80$
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 24 Mar 2015 1 Definitive Issue Islands Visiting Birds 4 values 70c, 70c, 70c, 70c
Cyprus 02 Apr 2015 4 Definitive Issue Cypriot Dishes - Sweets 3 values 0,34€, 0,41€, 1,88€
02 Apr 2015 3 Definitive Issue Joint Issue Cyprus - Armenia 1 value 0,64€
02 Apr 2015 2 Miniature Sheet 60th Anniversary of the EOKA Liberation Struggle 1 value 2,00€
04 Feb 2015 1 Definitive Issue Intellectual Personalities of Cyprus - Part B 12 values 0,04€, 0,04€, 0,50€, 0,50€, 0,60€, 0,60€, 0,75€, 0,75€, 1,00€, 1,00€, 1,50€, 1,50€
04 Feb 2015 0 Commemorative Issue Overprint on Organisms of the Mediterranean Marine Environment - 0,43 to 0,34 1 value 0,34€
Greece 30 Mar 2015 3 Definitive Issue Railways of Greece 4 values 0,20€, 0,72€, 0,80€, 2,50€
26 Feb 2015 2 Commemorative Issue Thermal Springs of Greece 6 values 0,05€, 0,10€, 0,23€, 0,72€, 0,90€, 2,00€
21 Jan 2015 1 Commemorative Issue 100 Years since the Founding of the Journalists' Union of the Athens Daily Newspapers 5 values 0,01€, 0,20€, 0,50€, 0,72€, 2,62€
18 Dec 2014 13 Commemorative Issue Memorable Advertisements 2 values 0,72€, 0,72€
12 Dec 2014 12 Commemorative Issue Children's Christmas 4 values 0,72€, 0,90€, 0,72€, 0,90€
Norway 16 Apr 2015 4 Commemorative Issue Anders B. Wilse 150 Years 4 values A INNLAND, 14.00Kr, 16.00Kr, 20.00Kr
10 Apr 2015 4 Commemorative Issue Halden 350 Years 1 value 20,00Kr
20 Feb 2015 3 Definitive Issue Norwegian Red Cross 150 Years 4 values A INNLAND, A INNLAND, A INNLAND, A INNLAND
02 Jan 2015 2 Definitive Issue Wildlife in Norway 1 value 31.00Kr
02 Jan 2015 1 Commemorative Issue Birds 2 values 16.00Kr, 16.00Kr
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Countries

Themes

Personalities

Events

Cyprus

Flowers

Pope Benedict XVI

Olympic Games

Australia

Boy Scouts

John F. Kennedy

Norway

Lighthouses

Mahatma Gandhi

Greece

Butterflies

Archbishop Makarios

Railway

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