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Boundary post

Series: The events in Åland in 1808 and 1809

Boundary post

Åland Islands, 2009 14 (1/4). multicoloured

Catalogues:
Michel: 304
Scott: 282
Stanley Gibbons: 319
Yvert et Tellier: 305

The stamp motif is that of a boundary post placed on the islet of Flöjtan in the Sea of Åland at the new border between Sweden and Russia in 1810. This boundary post made from wood can now be seen at Åland’s Museum and is one of only a few objects telling us about the separation of Åland and Finland from Sweden


Plots: The Finnish War

Boundary post
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