17.11.2018 – Classics of Estonian painting

Classics of Estonian painting JOHANN KÖLER (1826–1899) was the first Estonian painter to acquire an academic education in art. He founded the Estonian portrait and landscape painting, and partially the Estonian genre painting as well. Köler was awarded a small gold medal upon graduation from the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts. He was part of… Read More »

12.11.2018 – Eesti Post 100

This year, Eesti Post celebrates its 100th anniversary with the Republic of Estonia. On 13 November 1918, Commander of the Defence League Colonel Johann Unt issued an order to assign Hindrek Rikand as the caretaker of Tallinn postal and telegraph office, and this marked the establishment of the Estonian postal company. On 1 June 1991,… Read More »

Collectors meeting in Tallinn 21.10.2018

Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 21.10.2018 from 9:30 to 13:00 in Audentes Sports Gymnasium (Tondi 84). The informatino about the location and driving directions is available in viki.filateelia page. All collectors are welcome!

18.10.2018 – Estonian fauna. Golden jackal

The jackal or golden jackal (Canis aureus) is a predator in the genus Canis and family Candidae. There are 13 sub-species of the jackal. The golden jackal is the only jackal that lives outside of Africa. This is a very adaptive species that can subsist on anything available and live in diverse areas, including savannas… Read More »

New book and shop

Ahto Tanner new handbook-catalogue “Postage due and postal markings in Estonia 1918-1944” is released. The handbook takes in-depth look at postage due, “return to sender”, “from collection box” and other markings used on postal items in Estonia in 1918-1944. Issued 2018. Size A4, spiral bound, about 60 pages, full color. In English. Read More … New… Read More »

Collectors meeting in Tallinn 23.09.2018

Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 23.09.2018 from 9:30 to 13:00 in Audentes Sports Gymnasium (Tondi 84). The informatino about the location and driving directions is available in viki.filateelia page. All collectors are welcome!

18.09.2018 – Electric Marathon Tallinn – Monte Carlo

Tallinn was one of the starting points for the Monte Carlo rally in 1930–1939; as of 2011, the legendary competition is driven by electric cars. 2018 marks the first time that the electric car marathon follows the route from the Tallinn–Monte Carlo rally, which was held in the 1930s and was driven along the Baltics… Read More »

17.09.2018 – Tallinn University of Technology 100

On 17 September 2018, the Tallinn University of Technology will be celebrating its 100th Jubilee. In order to honour this grand event, a new postage stamp called TaITech (the new short name for the university) has been created. The Tallinn University of Technology was founded in 1918 along with the Republic of Estonia in order… Read More »