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Post stamps with vexillological images (Sweden)

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Province arms on stamps

The blazons of the 24 provinces were illustrated on Swedish post stamps. These stamps were sold on reduced prize, with a limit of 2 books of 20 stamps each per family. They could only be used on letters to Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland or Norway.

1981 - Perforated 15 x 14 on three sides
YT 1127 1.40 SEK Östergötland
YT 1128 1.40 SEK Jämtland
YT 1129 1.40 SEK Dalarna
YT 1130 1.40 SEK Bohuslän

1982 - Perforated 14.5 x 14 on three sides
YT 1171 1.40 SEK Dalsland
YT 1172 1.40 SEK Öland
YT 1173 1.40 SEK Västmanland
YT 1174 1.40 SEK Hälsingland

1983 - Perforated 14.5 x 14 on three sides
YT 1215 1.60 SEK Västergötland
YT 1216 1.60 SEK Medelpad
YT 1217 1.60 SEK Gotland
YT 1218 1.60 SEK Gästrikland

1984 - Perforated 14.5 x 14 on three sides
YT 1260 1.60 SEK Södermanland
YT 1261 1.60 SEK Blekinge
YT 1262 1.60 SEK Västerbotten
YT 1263 1.60 SEK Skåne

1985 - Perforated 14.5 x 14 on three sides
YT 1312 1.80 SEK Närke
YT 1313 1.80 SEK Ångermanland
YT 1314 1.80 SEK Värmland
YT 1315 1.80 SEK Småland

1986 - Perforated 14.5 x 14 on three sides
YT 1368 1.90 SEK Härjedalen
YT 1369 1.90 SEK Uppland
YT 1370 1.90 SEK Halland
YT 1371 1.90 SEK Lappland

[The postal administration was surely very pleased by the number of 24 provinces, allowing a release of 'quartered' sheets of 4 provinces each year]

Source: Yvert et Tellier (YT) stamp catalogue. Band 3. Stamps from Western Europe (incl. Scandinavian countries sensu lato). 1992.
Ivan Sache, 2001-Jan-02


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