The use of scissors in 1850s

A steady hand, without the pressure of time and irritated customers waiting on you, made for straight precision cutouts of the oldest unperforated stamps with large margins. And we value this highly. But not all were perfect squares with that wide white frame around the stamp. Still eyecatching? The first Norwegian stamp was without perforations, and had to be cut out of the sheet before being…


Plating tool for NK1 – the first Norwegian stamp

Would you like to identify where your copies of the Norwegian 4 skilling stamps belongs on the plate it was printed from? This tool will aid you. If you use this tool, please write a short comment on your experience. All reactions, ideas/comments etch., are very welcome.

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