Category Archives: Stamps

23.02.2017 – Estonian national Fish: Baltic herring

The Baltic herring (Clupea harengus membras) is a sub-species of the Atlantic herring that lives in the Baltic Sea. It is mostly about 20 cm long with a silvery lustre and dark bluish green back that has adapted to the changeable salinity water and therefore it is possible to find it almost everywhere in the… Read More »

09.02.2017 – Bird of the year – turtledove

The Estonian Ornithological Society has chosen turtledove the bird of the year 2017. There are two representatives of the genus: turtle dove and ruff turtle dove. We have to do with some of the least studied types of birds in Estonia. The turtle dove is the smallest European dove. Its head is greyish, its throat… Read More »

28.01.2017 – Chinese New Year – Year of the rooster

Starting from 2011 a series of postage stamps is issued. This year’s stamp is the seventh of the series and is dedicated to the Year of the Rooster which begins on January 28. Chinese astrology has twelve animal figures and the rooster is the tenth in the series. According to a legend the animal names… Read More »

19.05.2016 – Post Horn 0.10, 0.65, 1.40 €

On 10 February 2016 began the new Post Horn series. The stamps brought out now are an addition to the same post horn series. Estonian Post 645-18.01.17, 646-18.01.17 ja 647-18.01.17 About this stamps in philately foorum.

17.11.2016 – From the treasury of the Estonian Art Museum

Valve Janov (1921-2003) who in the second half of the 1940s belonged to the progressive-minded young artists studying at the Tartu State Art Institute was one of the first in Estonia who dared to experiment with abstract art. She made her first abstract works as early as in 1958. When the authorities closed down the… Read More »

08.11.2016 – Baltic Assembly 25. Joint Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian issue.

The Baltic Assembly is an international organisation established in Tallinn on 8 November 1991 to coordinate parliamentary cooperation among the Baltic States, discuss matters and projects of common interest, address shared problems, and express joint positions. Through mutual support and interaction, the Baltic Assembly promoted the consolidation of independence, the integration into the European Union… Read More »