If you are a trained collector or philatelist you will be able to find the stamp
directly in the main menu. Frimindeks.dk is build logically with the oldest stamps
first and the newest in the end.
If you are not in a position, where you can find the stamp so easily. You can use
the following guide.
First make sure you are sitting with a Danish stamp. Only the very early issues do
not have the country name DANMARK on the stamp. So if the stamp is not old or have
either the value RBS or s. (skilling) written it is a stamp from Denmark only when
you can see DANMARK written on the stamp.
As in most other countries you can divide all stamps in two categories. Special issues
and the series used year after year. The daily issues from Denmark all have the same
size, except for the very early stamps without DANMARK written. If the stamp you
want to find is not a special issue, you should be able to find the motive on the
stamps illustrated below. Find the motive and follow the link by pointing at the
stemp and press the mouse button. Then you should be guided to the page, where you
can find the stamp. Only look for the motive. The colour and value of the stamp you
are sitting with, most likely differ from the one illustrated below.
All special stamps are easy to find if they have the year of the issue printed. After
1970 all Danish stamps have the year printed on the stamp. In most cases it is placed
in very small figures on the white frame below the motive of the stamp. Use a magnifying
glass. When you have found the year just go to the link with that year.
If you are sitting with a special issue without a year it is most likely to be found
on one of the pages 1933 to 1970. You have to look through these 7 pages to find
the stamp unless it is illustrated below - only some of the most common have been