Category Archives: Stamps

15.04.2017 – Estonian figure skating 100 years

By the beginning of the 20th century figure skating became widespread in Estonia and the logical continuation was to organize Estonian championships. The first Estonian champions were ascertained on February 26, 1917 on the Tallinn Kalev skating rink, the event is regarded to be the beginning of Estonian figure skating. Until the Second World War… Read More »

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.