Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Viggo Bang

[Denmark] (b 1885/d 1967)

Danish cartoonist , illustrator,  Bookplate and stamp Designer. Viggo Bang is especially known for his stamps. It first appeared in 1941, and in the period leading up to his death, he designed more than 40 stamps. His most distinctive mark in 1956 was released simultaneously in the five Nordic countries, shows five flying swans. The subject related to Hans Hartvig Seedorffs poem swans from the North. 


Denmark 1941 "Death bicentenary of Vitos Bering" (3,1) [Engr (J. Britze)][Recess] Sc(277,...,279)

Denmark 1944 "Danish Churches" (3,3,3) [Engr (J. Britze)][Recess] Sc(290,...,292) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Denmark 1945 "King Christian's 75th Birthday" (3,1) [Engr (S. Ewert)][Recess] Sc(294,...,296)

Denmark 1946 "400th Birth Anniversary of Tycho Brahe" (design after Portrait painting  [Engr (S. Ewert)][Recess] Sc(300)

Denmark 1947 "60th Death Anniversary of Jacobsen and Centenary of Carlsberg Foundation" (1) [Engr (Henry Cheffer)][Recess] Sc(304)

Denmark 1948/1950 " King Frederick IX" (9,1) [Engr (S. Ewert)][Recess] Sc(306,...,314)

Denmark 1949 "100th Anniversary of the Danish Constitution" (1) [Engr (S. Ewert)][Recess] Sc(315)

Denmark 1949 "75th Anniversary of the UPU" (1) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(316)

Denmark 1950 "25th Anniversary of the State Broadcasting" (1) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(317)

Denmark 1950 "National Children Welfare Fund" (1) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(B18)

Denmark 1951 "250th Anniversary of the Naval Officer's College" (2,1) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(327,328)

Denmark 1951 "Death Centenary of H.C. Oersted" (1) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(329)

Denmark 1951 "Danish stamps Centenary" (2,1) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(330,331)

Denmark 1951 "Danish Red Cross Fund" (1) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(B19)

Denmark 1952 "Centenary of Danish Life Saving Service" (1) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(332)

Denmark 1953 "Danish Border Union Fund" (1) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(B21)

Denmark 1953/1956  "1000 Years of Danish History" (10,10,4) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(342,344,348,350) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Denmark 1954 "Telecommunications Centenary" (1) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(352)

Denmark 1954 "Death Centenary of Kierkegaard" (1) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(359)

Denmark 1956 "50th Anniversary of the First Flight by Jacob Ellehammer" (1) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(360)

Denmark 1956 "Northern Countries Issue" (2,1) [Engr (S. Ewert)][Recess] Sc(361,362) [Issued in all 5 Nordic countries - Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland ]

Denmark 1957 "150th anniversary of the National Museum" (2,2) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(363,364)

Denmark 1959 "60th Birthday of king Frederick IX" (3,1) [Engr (S. Ewert)][Recess] Sc(366,...,368)

Denmark 1960 "Royal Silver Weeding" (2,1) [Engr (B. Ekholm)][Recess] Sc(374,375)

Denmark 1960 "Centenary of the Birth of Finsen" (1) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(377)

Denmark 1960 "25th Anniversary of Queen Ingrid's Service as Girl Guide" (1) [Engr (Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(B28)

Denmark 1961/1967 "King Frederick IX" (13,1) [Engr (B. Ekholm)(Bent Jacobsen)][Recess] Sc(382,...,394)

Denmark 1964 "Danish Red Cross Fund" (2,1) [designed from photo by Elfelt][Engr (C. Slania)][Recess] Sc(B32,B33)

Denmark 1965 "Red Cross Fund" (2,1) [Engr (C. Slania)][Recess/50o][Recess and Photo/80o] Sc(B35,B36)

Denmark 1967 "150th Anniversary of the birth of Hans Christian Sonne" (1) [Engr (C. Slania)][Recess] Sc(445)

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