Faroe Islands


Føroyar

Price List - Robert Murray Stamp Shop, Edinburgh

This page carries our price list of normal stamp issues. We have lists on other pages for maximum cards/postcards, booklets, varieties, year packs, year books, and Christmas seals.
You are also encouraged to visit our information page which carries a useful list of links to other websites of Faroese interest. 
See contact information at foot of the page.

Any prices in red italics indicate that we are currently out of stock.
Date Issue No. in
set
Price
u.m.
Price
f.u.
Price
FDC
FR
numbers
(see below)
1975 Definitives (Special price available on plate blocks) 14 £6.00 . £6.00 001-014
1976 Post Office 3 £2.10 £1.40 . 015-017
1977 Fishing Boats 4 £4.20 £2.75 £3.50 018-021

Birds 3 £0.80 £0.80 £1.50 022-024
1978 Mykines 5 £0.85 £0.85 £1.25 026-028

Birds 3 £1.40 £1.20 . 030-032

National Library 2 £0.60 £0.50 £0.75 034-035

Girl Guides 1 £0.30 £0.25 £0.60 033
1979 Ram  1 £3.25 £1.30 £2.50 036

Europa (Stamps) 2 £0.50 . £0.75 037-038

Year of the Child 3 £0.60 £0.60 £0.75 039-041
1980 Flowers 5 £1.25 £0.95 £1.50 042-046

Europa (Linguists) 2 £0.50 £0.50 £0.60 047-048

Church Pew Ends 4 £0.90 £0.90 £0.80 049-052
1981 Old Tórshavn 4 £0.90 £0.90 £0.90 053-056

Europa (Folklore) 2 £0.50 £0.50 £0.70 057-058

Historic Writings 5 £2.25 £1.75 £2.00 059-063
1982 Europa (Historical) 2 £0.50 £0.65 £0.80 064-065

Villages 3 £1.25 £0.90 £0.85 066-068

Harra Pætur og Elinborg 4 £1.70 £1.70 £1.50 069-072
1983 Old Steamships 3 £1.70 £1.70 £1.60 073-075

Chessmen pair £2.40 . . .

- Chessmen booklet (1) £7.00 . £6.00 
(pane of 6)
allocated
100-105

Europa (Human Genius)  2 £1.20 £1.00 £1.50 076-077

Fishes 4 £2.75 £2.75 £2.50 080-083

Nordic House miniature sheet (1 = 3) £4.75 £5.25 £5.50 084-086
1984 Church Pew Ends 4 £1.95 £1.95 £1.80 087-090

Europa (CEPT Bridge) 2 £1.05 £1.05 £1.60 091-092

Authors 4 £1.50 £1.50 £1.75 093-096

Sailing Smacks 3 £2.50 £2.50 £3.00 097-099

Faroese Sagas 6 £12.00 £12.00 £12.00 100-105

- Faroese Sagas booklet (1) £12.25 . . (same)
1985 Stanley Expedition  4 £3.00 £3.00 .£3.00 106-109

Europa (Music) 2 £1.80 £1.80 .£2.00 110-111

Paintings 3 £2.50 £2.50 . 112-114

Lighthouses  4 £3.75 £3.75 . 115-118

Aeroplanes 5 £6.00 £6.00 . 119-123

- Aeroplanes booklet (1) £6.25 £6.25 . (same)
1986 Skrímsla (ballad) 4 £3.00 £3.00 £3.00 124-127

Europa (Pollution) 2 £2.40 £2.40 . 128-129

Amnesty International 3 £2.00 £2.00 £2.25 130-132

Hafnia miniature sheet (1 = 3) £5.00 £5.00 £5.00 133-135

Old Bridges 3 £3.75 £3.75 £4.00 136-138
1987 Farms 4 £3.75 £3.75 £4.00 139-142

Europa (Architecture) 2 £1.80 £1.80 £2.00 143-144

Trawlers 3 £4.00 £4.00 £3.50 145-147

Hestur 5 £3.50 £3.50 £3.75 148-152

Hafnia miniature sheet (1 = 1) £1.75 £1.75 . 153

Tórshavn  2 £2.75 £2.75 £2.75 154-155

Plate number blocks of many issues are also available from stock - often at the normal price for the stamps - please enquire.
Date Issue No. in
set
Price
u.m.
Price
used
Price
FDC
FR
numbers
(see below)
1988 Flowers 4 £3.75 £3.75 £3.00 156-159

Europa (Transport and Communications) 2 £2.00 £2.00 £2.00 160-161

Authors 4 £3.00 £3.00 £3.00 162-165

Christmas Meeting 3 £3.00 £3.00 £3.50 166-168

Kirkjubóur Cathedral 4 £3.25 £3.25 £3.75 169-172
1989 Tórshavn Church 3 £3.00 £3.00 £3.25 173-175

Europa (Toys) 2 £1.90 £1.90 £2.50 176-177

National Costumes 2 £1.50 £1.50 £1.40 178-179

Island Games 4 £2.75 £2.75 £2.75 180-183

Suduroy Bird Cliffs 4 £3.00 £3.00 £2.75 184-187
1990 Fish Industry 4 £2.75 £2.75 £2.50 188-191

Europa (Post Office Buildings) 2 £1.75 £1.90 £2.00 192-193

Faroese Flag (Merkid) miniature sheet (1 = 3) £2.50 £2.50 £3.00 194-196

Whales (WWF) 4 £3.90 £3.90 £3.50 197-200

Paintings 4 £2.80 £2.80 £2.75 201-204
1991 Anthropochora 4 £2.80 £2.80 £2.75 205-208

Europa (Europe in Space) 2 £1.75 £1.75 £2.00 209-210

Tórshavn 125 Years 2 £1.00 £1.00 £1.00 211-212

Norden (Tourism) 2 £1.50 £1.50 £1.50 213-214

Birds 2 £1.20 £1.20 £1.50 215-216

Mikines (Paintings) 4 £3.90 £3.90 £3.75 217-220
1992 Postal Vessels 4 £2.90 £2.90 £3.00 221-224

America (Eiriksson/Columbus) 2 £1.50 £1.50 £1.50 225-226

- America miniature sheet (stamps slightly different) (1 = 2) £1.50 £1.50 £2.00 (same)

Seals  2 £1.10 £1.40 £1.25 227-228

Geology 2 £1.50 £1.50 £1.50 229-230

Old Houses 4 £3.20 £3.20 £3.00 231-234
1993 Nordic House 3 £1.80 £1.80 £2.00 235-237

- Nordic House miniature sheet
(stamps have different perforation)
(1 = 3) £1.80 £1.80 £2.00 (same)

Europa (Contemporary Art) 2 £1.60 £1.60 £2.00 238-239

Norden (tourism) 2 £1.20 £1.20 £1.50 240-241

Horses 2 £3.60 £3.60 £3.75 242-243

Butterflies 4 £3.50 £3.50 £3.25 244-247
1994 Fish 4 £3.25 £3.25 . 248-251

Europa (Saint Brendan's Voyage) 2 £1.65 £1.65 . 252-253

- Brendan miniature sheet (1 = 2) £1.65 £1.65 . (same)

Sheep Dogs 2 £1.20 £1.20 . 254-255

Navigation School 2 £1.60 £1.60 . 256-257

Brúsajøkil's Lay 4 £2.75 £2.75 . 258-261

Christmas 2 £1.20 £1.20 . 262-263
1995 Leafhoppers 4 £3.35 £3.35 . 264-267

Europa (Peace and Liberty) 2 £1.65 £1.65 . 270-271

Norden (Tourism) 2 £1.20 £1.20 . 268-269

Nordic Visual Arts 3 £1.80 £1.80 . 272-274

Birds 2 £1.50 £1.50 . 275-276

Folkways on Photographs 3 £3.75 £3.75 . 277-279

Saint Olaf 1 £0.80 £0.65 . 280

Catholic Church in the Faroes 2 £1.20 £1.20 . 281-282
1996 "Risin and Kellingin" 1 £0.70 £0.70 . 287

Seaweed 4 £3.75 £3.75 . 283-286

Europa (Famous Women) 2 £1.80 £1.80 . 288-289

Invasion Birds I 2 £1.50 £1.50 . 290-291

Map of the Faroe Islands (10k and 16k) (see additional values in 1997 and 1998) 2 £3.50 £3.50 . 295-296

Janus Kamban (Paintings) 3 £2.80 £2.80 . 297-299

Nordatlantex miniature sheet (1 = 3) £2.00 £2.00 . 292-294

Christmas 2 £1.35 £1.35 . 300-301
Plate number blocks of many issues are also available from stock - often at the normal price for the stamps - please enquire.
Date Issue No. in
set
Price
u.m.
Price
used
Price
FDC
FR
numbers
(see below)
1997 Queen Margrethe's Silver Jubilee miniature sheet  (1 = 1) £0.75  . . 302

Mushrooms 4 £3.70 . . 303-307

Invasion Birds II 2 £1.50 . . 307-308

Europa (Stories and Legends) 2 £1.80 . . 309-310

Kalmar Union 1 £0.75 . . 311

Map of the Faroe Islands (11k and 18k) (see other values in 1996 and 1998) 2 £4.00 . . 312-313

Barbara - The Film 4 £4.20 . . 314-317

Christmas 2 £1.35 . . 318-319
1998 Brynhild's Ballad 4 £4.25 . . 320-321

Birds 2 £1.50 . . 324-325

UNESCO International Year of the Ocean 4 £3.75 . . 326-329

Europa (National Festivals) 2 £1.80 . . 330-331

Human Rights 1 £1.20 . . 332

Hans Hansen (Paintings) 4 £3.70 . . 333-336

Christmas 2 £1.35 . . 337-338

Map of the Faroe Islands (14k) (see other values in 1996 and 1997) 1 £2.10 . . 339
1999 Smiril - Smyril 4 £4.60 . . 340-343

Sedentary Birds 2 £1.30 . . 344-345

Europa (Waterfalls) 2 £1.65 . . 346-347

Definitives (aerial views) 6 £3.50 . . 348-353

Ingálvur av Reyni (Paintings) 4 £5.00 . . 354-357

Christmas 2 £1.50 . . 358-359
2000 Christianity 1000th Anniversary 4 £4.50 . .

People's College (Folk High School) 2 £1.25 . .

Children's Drawings 4 £3.00 . .

Map of the Faroe Islands (15k and 22k) 2 £4.75 . .

Europa 1 £1.10 . .

Definitives (aerial views) 4 £3.50 . .

Christmas 2 £1.50 . .














Date Issue No. in
set
Price
u.m.
Price
used
Price
FDC
FR
numbers
(see below)
2001 Church Pews III 4 £4.50 . .

Red Cross 75th Anniversary 2 £1.50



Faroe Post Office 25th Anniversary miniature sheet (1 = 3) £1.75



Nordic Myths & Legends sheetlet (1 = 6) £5.00 . .

Europa 2001 (Views)  2 £2.00 . .

Paintings 4 £5.00 . .

Big Whales 4 £5.00 . .

Christmas 2 £1.50 . .
2002 Viking Sailing miniature sheet (1 = 3) £2.50 . .

Molluscs 4 £4.50 . .

Art of Today (Norden) 2 £1.50 . .

Europa Circus 2 £1.75 . .

150 years of Law Court miniature sheet (1 = 2) £1.50 . .

Bird Eggs 4 £6.00 . .

Church of Gota (Christmas) 2 £1.50 . .
2003 Fishing 100th Anniversary of the ICES miniature sheet (1 = 4) £2.25 . . -

Small Falcon (Merlin) 1 £4.25 . . -

Road Tunnel 2 £1.50 . .

Tales & Legends sheetlet (1 = 10) £8.25 . . -

Europa 2003 Poster Art 2 £2.00 . . -

Songs for Children miniature sheet (1 = 10) £6.50 . . -

Bour & Gasadalur 2 £1.50 . . -

100th Anniversary of eight Post Offices sheetlet (1 = 8) £6.50 . . -



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"FR Numbers" are the sequential numbers allocated to the stamps by the Faroese Post Office. They normally appear on the sheet margin in plate blocks. In the first few issues, numbers were Ø015 etc, changing to FR022 etc. from the Birds of 1977.

Condition - mint prices are for fine unmounted mint, used is for fine used (normally cancelled-to-order), presentation packs are fine and complete as issued, and first day cover prices are for fine and clean illustrated and unaddressed covers.

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Special Offer on First Definitives
Complete set of 14 in unmounted mint plate number blocks (Ø01-14) - normally £24 just as normal single stamps.
Special Price £18.
 
POSTAGE
We can normally supply mint stamps for postage at a discount off face. These will always be in decent condition with gum, and will very often be unmounted mint in sets, but batches may include mounted mint, or stamps with small faults, or part sets. 30% discount off face value normally available. Contact us regarding availability.