Stamps from Sweden
Map of Sweden

A military power during the 17th century, Sweden has not participated in any war for almost two centuries. An armed neutrality was preserved in both world wars. Sweden's long-successful economic formula of a capitalist system interlarded with substantial welfare elements was challenged in the 1990s by high unemployment and in 2000-02 and 2009 by the global economic downturns, but fiscal discipline over the past several years has allowed the country to weather economic vagaries. Sweden joined the EU in 1995, but the public rejected the introduction of the euro in a 2003 referendum.

CIA World Factbook

Sweden began printing stamps in 1855. Printing of Mary stamps began in 1971.




To view more information about a certain stamp, click on that stamp.
Pour lire les informations sur un timbre, appuyez sur ce timbre.


Flight into Egypt—Gothic Sculpture

Virgin Mary—12th Century


Mourning Virgin

Pilgrim's Badge—Adoration of the Magi

Virgin Mary Visiting Elizabeth—Book of Hours—15th Century


Adoration of the Kings

Presentation of Jesus to the Shepherds

Birth of Christ


Birth of Christ

Adoration of the Magi

Mary as the Apocalyptic Woman

Holy Family


Birth of Christ

Adoration of the Magi


Flight into Egypt—Gothic Sculpture

Return to Mary on Stamps
Retour a Timbres Mariales



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