Postage stamps and postal history of the Åland Islands

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The first issued stamp of Åland

This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of The Åland Islands.

The Åland Islands form an archipelago in the Baltic Sea that is an autonomous, Swedish-language-speaking region of Finland.

First stamps[edit]

The first stamps of the Åland Islands were issued on 1 March 1984.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Åland Islands Stamp Catalogue 1984-1999. Posten Åland. Retrieved 19 August 2011.

Further reading[edit]

  • Fillips, Robert. Aland Spezial 2004. Kornwestheim: R. Fillips, 2004 ISBN 3928470175 172p.
  • Helkio, Eero J. Ahvenanmaa - Postitoimipaikat ja leimat = Aland - Postanstalter och stamplar = Aaland Isles - Post offices and their cancellations, 1812-1982. Laiti: Oy Kaj Hellman Ltd, 1982 ISBN 9519940626 96p.
  • Mattsén, Björn and Kaarlo Hirvikoski. Alandia: Ålands poststämplar med posthistoria = Ahvenanmaan postileimat ja postihistoriaa = Aaland Islands postal cancellations and postal history = Poststempel mit Postgeschichte Aalands. Helsinki: Suomen filatelistiliitto, 1991 ISBN 951-95522-7-8 152p.
  • Posten Åland. Åland 1984-2012: frimärkskatalog = postimerkkiluettelo = stamp catalogue = Briefmarkenkatalog. Mariehamn: Posten Åland, 2012 80p.
  • Sarpaneva, Tom. Om varianter i Ålands frimärken: på svenska, suomeksi, auf Deutsch and in English. Helsinki: Tom Sarpaneva, 2003 74p.

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