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Sweden Postal Services 2013 Issue
Design by Per Ingemann

Stockholm City Archives

The Sweden Postal Service wll issue a new booklet of 5 stamps that have a postage value of 12kr named "Stockholm City Archives" on the 14th of March 2013. The stamps depict five different blueprints from the period 1795 to 1974 of properties in Stockholm. These blue prints have been selected by the UNESCO as important documents and were included in the Memory of the World Register in 2011. Each of the stockholm blue prints in the booklet span three centuries are identified in the list below:

  • (Top) Spice shopkeeper Ericsson’s building (1795) in the Klara district.
  • (2nd left) Gröna Gården workers’ house (1854) on Södermalm. Architect: J. F. Åbom.
  • (Bottom Right) Bredenberg’s Department Store (1934) on Norrmalm. Architect: Gunnar Asplund.
  • (Bottom Left) House in Södra Ängby (1935) in Bromma. Architect: Edvin Engström.
  • (2nd right) Kulturhuset (1974). Architect: Peter Celsing. The building was once the Parliament building.

"Stockholm City Archives" stamps can be purchase as a Booklet of 5, Collector Sheet, or FDC. The size of the top stamp in the booklet is 62.5mm x 31.25mm and the size of the other stamps is 31.25mm x 38.5mm . The booklet will be printed using the recess and offset printing methods.


Stockholm City Archives FDC


Stockholm City Archives Booklet of 5


Stockholm City Archives Collectors Sheet


To order these stamps or to learn more go to http://www.posten.se/en/Stamps/Pages/home.aspx Use the Universal currency conversion tool at www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi to convert currency.

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