The first Swedish stamp portraying King Gustaf VI Adolf was issued in 1951 and was engraved by Sven Ewert. These stamps did not have any names in the bottom selvedge. This design was re-issued in 1957 with the initials of the engraver (S.E. sc) in the bottom selvedge.
In 1961 the third type of this stamp was issued, and the 1961-issue was engraved by Slania:
1972-1973. King Gustaf VI Adolf (1882-1973). His son, Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf (1906-1947) was killed in an air-crash in the airport of Copenhagen (Denmark) during a visit to his sister, the late Queen Ingrid of Denmark, and he was therefore succeeded on the Throne by his grandson, Carl XVI Gustav:
1974-1980. Definitive set of King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden.
1981-1984. Definitive set of Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden.
1985-1989. Definitive set of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
1989-1990. Definitive set of Queen Silvia of Sweden.
1991-1994. Definitive sets of Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
1995-1997. Definitive sets of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, Sweden.