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In 1980, the Faroe Islands issued three stamp series. The first was on 17 March "Mountain Flowers" (FR 42-46), followed on 6 October by the Europe (CEPT) issue "Linguists" (FR 47 and 48) and on the same day "The Pews of Kirkjubøur" (FR 49-52). Like in 1979, all of the stamps were engraved and/or designed by Czesław Słania.

Mountain FlowersEdit

Europe CEPT - LinguistsEdit

The Pews of KirkjubøurEdit

The Pew ends from the St. Olav Church in Kirkjubøur were carved the Middle Ages. In total there are 14, this series starts with the first four ones. Today they are back in the Faroes, after they were for a long time in the National Museum of Copenhagen.

Stamps of the Faroe Islands
1975 (1-14) • 1976 (15-17) • 1977 (18-24) • 1978 (25-35) • 1979 (36-41) • 1980 (42-52) • 1981 (53-63) • 1982 (64-72) • 1983 (73-86) • 1984 (87-105) • 1985 (106-123) • 1986 (124-138) • 1987 (139-155) • 1988 (156-172) • 1989 (173-187) • 1990 (188-204) • 1991 (205-220) • 1992 (221-234) • 1993 (235-247) • 1994 (248-263) • 1995 (264-282) • 1996 (283-301) • 1997 (302-319) • 1998 (320-339) • 1999 (340-359) • 2000 (360-378) • 2001 (379-405) • 2002 (406-427) • 2003 (428-464) • 2004 (465-504) • 2005 (505-538) • 2006 (539-577) • 2007 (578-617) • 2008 (618-650) • 2009 (651-676) • 2010 (677-699) • 2011 (700-) 

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