Iceland 1991 Stamp Day. Ships

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 9th October 1991
  • four values
  • Designed by: Þrostur Magnússon
  • Printed by: BDT, Ireland
  • Print process: offset lithography
  • Perforations: 13.9 x 13.9


Stamp Day 1991. Mail Ships[edit]


30.00kr ~ Sölöven (mail ship, a two-masted schooner built 1841)
30.00kr ~ Arcturus (steamer with sails (cargo liner), from 1858
30.00kr ~ Gullfoss cargo steamer built in 1915
30.00kr ~ Esja II steamer built in 1939

  • Issued se-tenant in blocks/sheetlets of eight stamps containing horizontal strips or blocks of four

Stamps from sheetlet[edit]

30kr x 4

Sheetlet of eight stamps[edit]

30kr sheetlet
  • Note. The sheetlet was also issued as a booklet pane...these have a vertical line of roulettes near left edge of sheetlet. This booklet is very scarce