Category Archives: Stamps

29.03.2018 – Bird of the year. Capercaillie

The capercaillie is a native species and one of the natural symbols of Estonia. It is one of the first bird species to arrive here after the last ice age, and has stayed here as least as long as man has. Female and male capercaillie differ both in size and colour. The male bird has… Read More »

15.03.2018 – Estonian Flag 1.40 €

The combination of the blue, black and white colours of the Estonian national flag is one of the most important and most beloved national symbols. Of the colours, blue represents the nation’s bright future and indicates the Nordic sky, with black recalling the past of the nation as well as the black earth, while white… Read More »

22.02.2018 – Centenary of the Republic of Estonia silver stamp

On 24 February 1918, the “Manifesto to the Peoples of Estonia”, assembled by the Estonian Provincial Assembly, was printed in Tallinn and it included the following statement: In this hour, the Estonian National Council, as the legal representative of our land and people, has, in unanimous agreement with Estonian democratic political parties and organizations, and… Read More »

16.02.2018 – Chinese New Year – the year of the dog

As of 2011, we have issued a series of postal stamps in honour of the Chinese New Year every year. This series is the eighth of this kind and is dedicated to the year of the dog, which starts on 16 February. There are twelve animal characters in Chinese astrology and the dog is the… Read More »

26.01.2018 – Estonian Defence League 100 years

The DEFENCE LEAGUE is a voluntary national defence institution which is militarily organised, conducts military exercises, bears arms and performs the duties that arise from and have been placed upon it on the basis of the Estonian Defence League Act. Created on 11 November 1918, the DEFENCE LEAGUE is the oldest and largest national defence… Read More »

12.01.2018 – Olympic Winter Games 2018 in Pyeongchang

The XXIII Olympic Winter Games will take place from 9 to 25 February 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Four new disciplines in existing sports will be introduced in Pyeongchang, including big air snowboarding, mixed doubles curling, mass start speed skating and mixed team alpine skiing. For the first time, Estonian athletes took part in Olympic… Read More »

24.11.2017 – Christmas stamps set 2017

“There is a quiet snowfall on Christmas Eve. The moon is bright and stars are shining up high. A couple of bullfinches are snuggled up on the window sill. The children have just finished building a snowman and have returned home to warm up and bake gingerbread cookies with their mother. The house is filled… Read More »