Stamps on 1994 Winter Olympics Lillehammer  – Norway 1993.

Stamps on 1994 Winter Olympics Lillehammer  – Norway 1993.

The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.

The 1994 Winter Olympics or XVII Winter Olympics were held in LILLEHAMMER  Norway from 12- 27 Feb 1994. The then King of Norway King Harald V inaugurated the Games. A total of 1737 athletes from 67 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 61 events. Russia topped the medals tally with 11 Gold Medals Norway bagged the most medals overall -26 ( 10 Gold,11 Silver, 5 Bronze)

Norway issued a pair of Se-tenant 3.50 Kr stamps on 27 Nov 1993 to commemorate the 1994  Lillehammer Winter Olympics.

3.5 Kr–  Cross Country Skiing and Flags,    3.50 Kr – Buildings and Flags

A Postally used Cover is listed which was posted from Tolvsrod to India and carries a Cancellation of Norway Olympic Museum at Lillehammer. 

NORWAY 1994 W OLY
NORWAY 1993 – LILLEHAMMER WINTER OLYMPICS 1994.

 

World Cross Country Championships – Stamps of Norway 1989.

World Cross Country Championships – Stamps of Norway 1989.

Date of Issue – 20 Feb 1989.

The 1989 IAAF World Cross Country Championships were held at Stavanger Norway on 19 Mar 1989. John Ngugi of Kenya and Annette Sergent of France won the Men’s and Women’s events respectively.

NORWAY ATHLETICS
NORWAY 1989 -WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS.

Stamps on Tourism -Norway 2006

Stamps on Tourism -Norway 2006

Norway issued a set of stamps on Tourism destinations on 09 Jun 2006.

8.50 Kr – Kirkeporten -Nature reserve in Skarsvag.

8.50 Kr – North Cape – It is located on Northern Coast of Northern Norway.

10.50 Kr – Bryygen Bergen- It is listed in UNESCO’s list for World Heritage Sites.

10.50 Kr – Atlantic Road

NORWAY 3
NORWAY 2006 – KIRKEPORTEN
NORWAY 4
NORWAY 2006 – NORTH CAPE.
NORWAY 2
NORWAY 2006 -BRYYGEN BERGEN
NORWAY 1
NORWAY 2006 -ATLANTIC ROAD

 

Stamps on European Hedgehog – Norway 2007.

Stamps on European Hedgehog – Norway 2007.

Norway issued a 12 Kr stamp on European Hedgehog on 21 Feb 2007.

NORWAY FAUNA 12.0
NORWAY 2007 -EUROPEAN HEDGEHOG

Stamps on Cuckoo Wrasse – Norway 2006.

Stamps on Cuckoo Wrasse – Norway 2006.

Norway issued a stamp on Cuckoo Wrasse on 15 Sep 2005 under the Marine Life in Norway. It was a No Value Indicator A stamp with an initial issue price of 6.50 Kr.

NORWAY FISH A
NORWAY 2006 – CUCKOO WRASSE -MARINE LIFE IN NORWAY

Stamps on Killer Whale – Norway 2005.

Stamps on Killer Whale – Norway 2005.

Norway issued a stamp on Killer Whale (Orcinus Orca)  on 30 Sep 2005 under the theme Life in the sea. It was a No Value Indicator B stamp with an initial issue price of 5.50 Kr.

NORWAY WHALE
NORWAY 2005- KILLER WHALE

Stamps on 2006 Torino Winter Olympics – Norway.

Stamps on 2006 Torino Winter Olympics – Norway.

The 2006 Winter Olympic Games were held in Torino, Italy from 10 Feb to 26 Feb 2006.  Norway issued a 22 Krone stamp on Biathlon event on 03 Feb 2006. The stamp had a print run of 2,000,000. Norwegian athletes won three Silver and three Bronze medals in Biathlon events at the 2006 Olympics.

NORWAY WINTER OLYMPICS
NORWAY2006 – TORINO WINTER OLYMPICS-BIATHLON.