Faroe Islands 1995 Europa 1995. Scenes from The Song of Sybil

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue Date: 10th April 1995
  • Designer: Barður Jákupsson
  • Printer: Joh. Enschedé Stamps, Netherlands
  • Print process: lithography
  • Stamp format height 23½mm x 42mm
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.75
  • Europa theme for 1995, 'Peace and Freedom'
  • for this issue Faroes Post chose the epic poem The Song of the Sybil, the story of the rebirth of goodness after evil

4.00kr ~ Vidar, son of Odar, kills the Fenris Wolf with his sword; Vadar and Valdar meet Baldur, the benificent god
7.00kr ~ Thor kills the Midgard-Worm; Liv and Livtraisr (founders of the new race of men, looking at the reborn sun