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Äland Islands

1st March 1984

Europe 54

Aland 1-6
  Sc1-6  

perf 12, no wmk, engraved
Printed at the State Bank Note Printing Works, Helsinki

Description Date Scott# SG# Mi# Y&T#  
Fishing boat, perf 12, engaved
10 pennia magenta 1985 1 1      
20p brown-olive 1984 2 2      
50p bright green 1984 3 3      
1 markka blackish olive 1987   4      
1.10 markka deep blue 1984 4 5      
1.20m black 1985 5 6      
1.30m dark green 1986 6 7      
Pictorial multicoloured, perf 13 or 13x14, lithographed
1.40m and 1.50m 1984-85 7-10 8-9      
Pictorial multicoloured, perf 13 or 13x14, lithographed and engraved
1.60m - 20m 1984-1984 11-22 16-24      

Aland is an autonomous province of Finland. Finland administered the postal system until 1993, although it had started issued stamps specific to Aland in 1984. On 1st January 1993 responsibility passed to Aland and Finnish stamps were no longer valid.

Aland 1 - 23
Sc1-22